2017 Desert Diamond Cup Kicks Off This Weekend

FC Tucson and six Major League Soccer (MLS) teams will take part in the sixth Desert Diamond Cup. The western hub of preseason MLS play will see the New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Colorado Rapids, Sporting Kansas City, New England Revolution, and Houston Dynamo compete. Games begin this Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Kino Sports Complex North Stadium. 

Visit Tucson pegs the competition's economic impact at $1.17 million, with an estimated attendance of 20,000 fans.