San Diego Wave FC Announce AAPI Night Activations, Presented by Mostra Coffee

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May 10, 2024 – National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)
San Diego Wave FC News Release

SAN DIEGO – This Sunday, May 12, San Diego Wave FC will celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Night, presented by Mostra Coffee. Mostra Coffee is a women, AAPI and veteran-owned micro coffee roaster based in San Diego. They are the recipients of the 2020 Micro Roaster of the Year award and are proud to champion Philippine specialty coffee. Mostra joins the Wave as an all-new multi-year partner.

The Wave’s AAPI night will take place around San Diego’s match against NJ/NY Gotham FC kicking off on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. PT at Snapdragon Stadium. Tickets can be purchased here.

Sunday’s match day will feature a variety of AAPI-inspired activities and events for fans to enjoy including a Hawaiian Dance performance by Na Pua ‘Ilima, and performances by Sundial and Ylona taking place near the DJ station above the Supporters section.

Mostra Coffee co-founders Jelynn Malone and Beverly Magtanong will take part in the pre-game programming, with Malone, a Filipino-American actress and host, announcing the starting XI and Magtanong, a professional classical singer, singing the national anthem. Also, in honor of both AAPI and Mother’s Day, the mothers of Mostra Coffee co-founders, Mike Arquines and Sam Magtanong, will take part in the coin toss. In addition, forward Jaedyn Shaw, the first Vietnamese-American for the U.S. Women’s National Team’s mother (Ann Shaw) will be the Wavemaker.

The first 5,000 fans will receive free drink cards to be used at any Mostra Coffee location, plus 5,000 posters designed by Harrison Cho will be handed out to fans upon exiting the stadium following the match.

San Diego Councilmember Kent Lee will also issue a proclamation honoring Jaedyn Shaw for her outstanding contributions as an AAPI athlete, as well as to commend Mostra Coffee for its leadership within the AAPI business community.

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