PHOENIX (December 20, 2019) —Phoenix Rising Football Club in partnership with FC Tucson and Visit Tucson announced today the dates and participants for MLS Preseason in Arizona and the 2020 Visit Tucson Sun Cup at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson. Preseason training for clubs will begin on Friday, January 17. The 2020 Sun Cup competition will take place from February 15-22.
Sporting KC, Real Salt Lake, New York Red Bulls, Houston Dynamo, FC Cincinnati, and Columbus Crew will all spend part of their preseason in Arizona.
The 2020 Visit Tucson Sun Cup at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson will consist of Sporting KC, Real Salt Lake, New York Red Bulls, Houston Dynamo, Columbus Crew, and Phoenix Rising FC.
“Arizona has been a premier preseason destination for top MLS clubs since 2012 and we’re excited to host another exciting crop of teams ahead of the 2020 regular season,” said Phoenix Rising GM Bobby Dulle. “MLS preseason is a great opportunity for soccer fans young and old to see some of the best soccer players in the country in person. The event is an invaluable piece of the soccer landscape in the state of Arizona.”
Specific match dates and times, in addition to ticketing information, will be released at a later date. To stay up to date on all information regarding the 2020 Visit Tucson Sun Cup, head to FCTucson.com.
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 PHXRisingFC.com. 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.
About FC Tucson
FC Tucson, established in 2010, participated in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1 in 2019. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the USL League 2 Rookie Franchise of the Year. To stay up to date on the club, check out the team’s website at www.fctucson.com. You can also visit the team’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FCTUCSON and follow all of the news related to FC Tucson on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FCTucson.