Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara is set. It will be a matchup between the AFC champion Denver Broncos and the NFC champion Carolina Panthers.
In Sunday's first conference championship game, the Broncos held on the beat a determined New England Patriots team by the score of 20-18 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.
Members of Super Bowl-bound Broncos with #49ers ties: TE Vernon Davis, and coaches Gary Kubiak, Greg Knapp, Brian Pariani and Chris Beake.— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) January 24, 2016
This will be Denver's eighth Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. They have won two.
The second matchup of the day saw the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals impressively by the score of 49-15 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.
Members of Super Bowl-bound Panthers with #49ers ties: Ted Ginn, Colin Jones, and coaches Bruce DeHaven, Ray Brown, Ken Dorsey, Pete Hoener.— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) January 25, 2016
This will be Carolina's second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history.
Levi's Stadium, the home field of the San Francisco 49ers which opened in 2014, will host the biggest sports even of the year.
The game could be the final one for Broncos future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. This will be his fourth Super Bowl appearance, having won Super Bowl XLI.
The game will take place on February 7, 2016. Stadium preparations for the big game can be seen here.