The American football league XFL has announced its relaunch on February 18, 2023 and also introduced the eight host cities for the season. The league is yet to announce the names of the teams participating in the rugby tournament.
The spring league’s new co-owners, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Dany Garcia announced the lineup of cities and stadiums on Sunday night in Texas. The host cities include, Arlington, Houston, Orlando, Las Vegas, San Antonio, Seattle, Washington D.C, and St. Louis.
The league also announced the names of the stadiums and head coaches for each host city. Five host cities get the same stadium from the 2020 iteration.
Here is the list of host cities with stadium and coach names:
Arlington – Choctaw Stadium; Bob Stoops
Seattle – Lumen Field; Jim Haslett
Las Vegas – stadium TBA; Rod Woodson
Houston – TDECU Stadium; Wade Phillips
Orlando – Camping World Stadium; Terrell Buckley
San Antonio – The Alamodome; Hines Ward
Washington D.C. – Audi Field; Reggie Barlow
St. Louis – The Dome; Anthony Becht
XFL 2023 will be the third edition of the league after XFL 2020 and 2001. Las Vegas and Orlando were not a part of XFL 2020 after having teams in the first season of the league in 2001. The league wrapped up the last of its player showcases on Sunday night while the drafts will be held in November this year.