AZ United To Participate in Desert Diamond Cup

Posted on December 23, 2015 3:41 pm by Arizona United

By H. Jose Bosch

Today, Premier Development League-side FC Tucson announced the teams participating in the 2016 Desert Diamond Cup. Arizona United SC will be participating in the preseason festivities for the very first time.

The club will play on Saturday, February 20, at 4:30 p.m. against fellow United Soccer League-side Swope Park Rangers. Then, AZ United will play the following week on Saturday, February 27, at 4:30 p.m. against a to-be-determined opponent.

Also participating in the Desert Diamond Cup are Major League Soccer clubs Sporting Kansas City, Columbus Crew SC, New England Revolution, Real Salt Lake, Houston Dynamo and, the Colorado Rapids.

The host, FC Tucson, rounds out the list of teams participating. Tickets can be purchased here.

Game Schedule
FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup

Wednesday, 2/17/16
Colorado Rapids vs. Swope Park Rangers (5:30 PM, North Stadium (Gated))
Sporting Kansas City vs. Columbus Crew SC (6:00 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
New England Revolution vs. Real Salt Lake (8:00 PM, North Stadium (Gated))

Saturday, 2/20/16
AZ United vs. Swope Park Rangers (4:30 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
Columbus Crew SC vs. Real Salt Lake (5:00 PM, North Stadium (Gated))
Colorado Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo (7:00 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
Sporting Kansas City vs. New England Revolution (7:30 PM, North Stadium (Gated))

Wednesday, 2/24/16
New England Revolution vs. Houston Dynamo (5:30 PM, North Stadium (Gated))
Swope Park Rangers vs. Columbus Crew SC (6:00 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
Colorado Rapids vs. Sporting Kansas City (8:00 PM, North Stadium (Gated))

Saturday, 2/27/16
Swope Park Rangers vs. FC Tucson (4:00 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
AZ United vs. TBA (4:30 PM, North Stadium (Gated))
TBA vs. TBA (6:30 PM, Grandstand Field (Gated))
TBA vs. TBA (7:00 PM, North Stadium (Gated))