Happy New Year from the Albany Firebirds!

Albany, NY - January 1, 2024

As we bid farewell to 2023, the Albany Firebirds, along with the entire Arena Football League (AFL), eagerly welcome 2024 with open arms and renewed determination. While this past year of Albany Arena Football wasn't the greatest, the Firebirds and the AFL are gearing up for a spectacular season ahead, one that promises excitement, growth, and a renewed focus on our loyal fans.

"We acknowledge that 2023 was a tough year for Arena Football in Albany and our dedicated fans," said Head Coach / General Manager, Damon Ware. "However, we want our fans to know that we've been hard at work during the off-season, making strategic moves and refining our game plan to give them a team they can be proud of."

The Albany Firebirds are excited to share that 2024 will be a year dedicated to their fans, the heartbeat of the team. The unwavering support of the Firebirds faithful has been a driving force behind the team's resilience, and the upcoming season is an opportunity to give back to the community that has stood by Albany teams through thick and thin.

Mark your calendars for the highly anticipated home opener on April 27th, 2024, where the Albany Firebirds will face off against the Orlando Predators in a thrilling showdown at the MVP Arena. The team is eager to start the season on a high note and is confident that the passionate Albany fans will create an electric atmosphere at the arena.

For the complete 2024 schedule, fans can visit firebirdsafl.com/schedule. Stay tuned for updates, ticket information, and exclusive content as the Albany Firebirds prepare to set the arena ablaze in the upcoming season.

Here's to a fantastic 2024, filled with thrilling victories, unforgettable moments, and the unwavering support of the best fans in the AFL – the Albany Firebirds Flock! Happy New Year!