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FC Tucson to host limited number of fans for Visit Tucson Sun Cup matches

By FC Tucson Communications, 03/24/21, 9:00AM MST


Tickets available for all six matches which start April 3 

TUCSON (Mar. 24, 2021) — FC Tucson announced today the club’s plans to host a limited number of fans and media for the upcoming 2021 Visit Tucson Sun Cup matches set to begin at Kino North Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., on April 3, 2021. 

“We are very thankful for the support from Pima County in helping us ensure a proper and safe return for fans at Kino North Stadium,” said FC Tucson President Amanda Powers. “After over a year since we have had fans at Kino and with COVID-19 rates falling, we are looking forward to hosting fans for a very special experience here in Tucson for MLS Preseason. We are delighted to be able to be one of the first to safely share live MLS and USL soccer in 2021.”

This news follows approval from Pima County Health Department, allowing 10% capacity attendance at Kino North Stadium. FC Tucson’s health and safety plans include physically distanced seating, pod seating, stadium sanitation protocols, touchless entry, digital ticketing and mask requirements. A complete set of health and safety protocols at Kino North Stadium can be found at

FC Tucson season ticket members will have priority access to purchase tickets for the 2021 Visit Tucson Sun Cup before they go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, March 24 at 10 am MT. 

A total of six Visit Tucson Sun Cup matches will be played from April 3 through April 10 at Kino North Stadium, including Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs Colorado Rapids, LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, and Sporting Kansas City. This will be the 11th consecutive season that MLS teams will have been hosted and played preseason games in Tucson. The MLS matchups will be streamed on

Below is the current 2021 Visit Tucson Sun Cup schedule, subject to change:

April 03

 Sporting KC vs LA Galaxy

12:00 PM MT

April 03

 Colorado Rapids vs Real Salt Lake

6:00 PM MT

April 07

 Colorado Rapids vs LA Galaxy

3:00 PM MT

April 07

 Phoenix Rising vs Real Salt Lake

6:00 PM MT

April 10

 LA Galaxy vs Real Salt Lake

5:00 PM MT

April 10

 Colorado Rapids vs Phoenix Rising

7:30 PM MT


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