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Sun Cup Preseason Tournament Rebranded To Visit Tucson Sun Cup

By Phoenix Rising Communications, 12/19/19, 2:00PM MST


Preseason tournament will feature five MLS teams plus Phoenix Rising

PHOENIX (December 19, 2019) —Phoenix Rising Football Club in partnership with FC Tucson announced today the 2020 Sun Cup will be rebranded as the Visit Tucson Sun Cup effective immediately. The tournament will feature five MLS club plus Phoenix Rising and will be held at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz. Participants and dates of the tournament will be released at a later time.

“We’re thrilled to continue the tradition of Major League Soccer and United Soccer League teams conducting their preseason training in Tucson and Oro Valley,” said Brent DeRaad, Visit Tucson’s President & CEO.  “Kino Sports Complex is an outstanding training and competition venue for the Visit Tucson Sun Cup and we are delighted to strengthen our terrific partnership with Phoenix Rising Football Club and FC Tucson by sponsoring this event.”

About Phoenix Rising FC 
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history and the 2019 USL Regular Season Title Winners. The club also holds the record for the longest win streak in American professional soccer history at 20 matches. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, club governor Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the USL Championship, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world.  The team also owns FC Tucson, which brings USL League One professional soccer to Southern Arizona.  For season tickets or more information call 623-594-9606 or visit You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub) or by downloading the Official Team App in the App Store or Google Play.