LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced the ArenaBowl XXX matchup between the #1-seed Philadelphia Soul and the #2-seed Tampa Bay Storm. The league’s 30th championship game will be played on Saturday, August 26th at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. with kickoff slated for 7:00 p.m. ET. The game can be seen live on abc6 locally in Philadelphia. ArenaBowl XXX will also be streamed to a worldwide audience on AFLNow (AFL App and www.arenafootball.com/live) and Twitter.
Last Saturday, the defending champion Soul defeated the Baltimore Brigade, 69-54, to advance to their second straight ArenaBowl and fourth championship appearance in six seasons.
By virtue of Tampa Bay’s win tonight over the Cleveland Gladiators, 73-59, they have reached the ArenaBowl 10 times in the organization’s history, which ties an AFL record (10 – Arizona Rattlers).
Saturday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m. ET – Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)
#2 Tampa Bay Storm (10-4; 1-0) at #1 Philadelphia Soul (13-1; 1-0)