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FC Tucson, in partnership with Phoenix Rising FC, are hosting a massive preseason competition with plenty of MLS talent in Arizona this February, as the team’s traditional preseason event enters its seventh season.
The 2018 Mobile Mini Sun Cup will be hosted in Tucson, AZ from February 3-24 and will be comprised of FC Tucson, its USL partner Phoenix Rising FC and 11 MLS clubs. Sponsored by Mobile Mini, the tournament will bring in the Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, Portland Timbers, New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders, and Sporting Kansas City.
“Tucson has done an incredible job setting a gold standard for MLS Preseason and we’re excited to enhance that and make it bigger than ever,” said Phoenix Rising FC club governor Berke Bakay. “With the help of Mobile Mini we’re bringing even more clubs to Arizona for MLS Preseason.”
“Soccer in Arizona benefits when FC Tucson and Phoenix Rising FC co-host projects like this,” said FC Tucson general manager Jon Pearlman. “The fact that this event is expanding is a testament to the Tucson soccer community’s role in growing MLS Preseason.”
The matchups and times of all Mobile Mini Sun Cup matches, gated and non-gated, will be announced at a later date. Individual tickets for the event will go on sale Tuesday, December 12th with the “Mobile Mini Sun Cup Pass” on sale now for just $40. The Cup Pass grants access to all gated games in Tucson. FC Tucson season ticket members who purchase new season tickets or renew their seats by January 1st get The Cup Pass free. Fans can go to FCTucson.com or call 520-334-1115 for more information.