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FC Tucson Continues Preseason Play With A Friendly Match Against Sporting AZ FC.

By FC Tucson Communications, 03/18/19, 9:00AM MST


This match is free and open to the public.

What You Need To Know

  • FC Tucson finished its first preseason friendly in a 2-2 draw against Grand Canyon University last week.
  • Both Guillermo Delgado and Devyn Jamgba registered a goal in the contest.
  • This friendly will serve as FCT’s first official preseason match at home in its professional debut.

A Little Bit About Sporting AZ.

  • Sporting AZ FC is a member of the Southwest Conference of the United Premier Soccer League.
  • During the 2018 spring season, Sporting AZ FC won the Southwest Conference Championship.
  • This match will serve as the first-ever meeting between FC Tucson and Sporting AZ FC.

Starting off strong…

After trailing in the first preseason friendly at the half, FC Tucson held GCU to just one shot on goal during the second half of last season’s match. The Lopes crossed midfield just three times during the second 45’ of the match.

Nice to see you again…

Trialist goalkeeper Anthony Siaha spent time with Sporting AZ FC prior to his arrival to Tucson. He nabbed the start in their preseason friendly against Phoenix Rising FC back in late February.

Picking up where he left off…

Guillermo Delgado tallied both a goal and an assist in the club’s first preseason friendly against GCU. An attacking forward, Delgado will look to keep this success going as the club prepares for their inaugural season in the USL League One. 






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