FC Tucson announces free admission to Feb. 22 Seattle v. Veracruzby Pima County News on Feb. 19, 2013, under children, Kino Sports Complex, Pima County, Southern Arizona, Tucson
FC Tucson, in partnership with Pima County, the Seattle Sounders and Desert Diamond Cup sponsors, announces free admission to the Seattle-Veracruz match at Kino North Field 5, Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.
Come and fill the 1,200 capacity stadium to cheer for professional soccer teams from the U.S. and Mexico.
“FC Tucson SoccerFest has enjoyed tremendous support from the community,” said FC Tucson Managing Member Greg Foster. “Offering free tickets to this international match is a way for us to say ‘thank you’ to the region’s soccer fans.”
Seattle Head Coach Sigi Schmid added, “We have enjoyed our time here at the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup. Tucson has been very supportive of what we have done here, so it’s a great way to give back to the fans for their support.”
Tickets are available through FC Tucson’s radio broadcast partners, ESPN Deportes (990 AM) and sister station La Caliente (102.1 FM), and at the FC Tucson box office at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, while supplies last.
Seattle Sounders FC vs. Veracruz will kick off at 7 p.m. and be held at Kino North Field 5, the home of FC Tucson.
Kino Sports Complex (www.kinosportscomplex.com), 2500 E. Ajo Way, is home to both the Triple-A Tucson Padres baseball team and the FC Tucson soccer club. It is the largest professional sports and entertainment venue of its kind in Pima County. It includes the 11,000-seat Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, seven baseball fields (four with lights), lighted softball fields, a regulation Soccer Stadium (lighted) and four additional fields for soccer, field hockey, rugby, and lacrosse. It is a natural fit for youth, high school, collegiate, and professional sports; and makes a great setting for social gatherings, concerts, and community events.
FC Tucson, established in 2010, owns FC Tucson Soccer, Tucson’s top-level soccer team, and the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the PDL Rookie Franchise of the Year.