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Houston to host XFL championship game

Commissioner Oliver Luck announced Thursday the title game will be held April 26 at TDECU Stadium on the University of Houston campus.
Credit: AP
Houston Roughnecks line up against the Los Angeles Wildcats for a kickoff in a general view during an XFL football game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

HOUSTON — The XFL enjoyed a successful opening weekend which included the Houston Roughnecks 37-17 win over the Los Angeles Wildcats.

Now the league has decided to play its championship game in Houston this year.

Commissioner Oliver Luck announced Thursday the title game will be held April 26 at TDECU Stadium on the University of Houston campus.

The top two teams in each XFL division will face off for a spot in the league championship. The East Final is slated for April 18, and the West Final is schedule for April 19.

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