PHOENIX (February 13, 2018) — Phoenix Rising FC announced today it has signed defender Devante Dubose. Dubose was drafted 66th overall by the San Jose Earthquakes in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. The 25-year old previously spent time with CD Aguiluchos USA, FC Tucson, and Oklahoma City FC. Dubose made the team via the club’s open tryout at the end of January.
“It’s been quite the journey since 2015 and I’m just happy to be a part of this franchise. I am looking forward to playing in front of the great fans in Phoenix.” Dubose said.
Dubose appeared as a trialist in Rising FC’s 3-2 defeat to Major League Soccer club New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Dubose played all 45 minutes of the second half at right back. With the signing of Dubose, Phoenix Rising now has 23 players under contract for the 2018 season. Dubose will wear number 32.
The 2018 season is presented by Equality Health and Phoenix Rising season tickets are on sale now. Every season ticket purchase comes with season ticket benefits, which include a Phoenix Rising FC shop gift card, bring-a-friend vouchers, and a Didier Drogba bobblehead plus much more. Season tickets can be purchased online by going to www.PHXRisingFC.com or fans can speak with a Phoenix Rising FC account rep by calling 623.594.9606.
Phoenix Rising FC is hosting the Mobile Mini Sun Cup on February 14, and 17, where they will play two Major League Soccer teams: Colorado Rapids [14th] and Sporting Kansas City [17th] at the Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.PHXRisingFC.com.
About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. Legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba, Kona Grill CEO Berke Bakay, International Entrepreneur Alex Zheng, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities own the club. Established in 2013, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 11 cities applying for Major League Soccer expansion. The club currently plays in the United Soccer League, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired Premier Development League (PDL) side FC Tucson as part of its long-term plan to develop professional players for its franchise. The club is also hosting the largest MLS Preseason event ever, the 2018 Mobile Mini Sun Cup. Fans may purchase tickets for the Mobile Mini Sun Cup at PHXRisingFC.com. The 2018 Season is presented by Equality Health. For more information about the club, visit the team's website at PhxRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub). For season tickets call (602.900.0083) or visit PHXRisingFC.com.