FC Tucson announces new soccer stadium at Kino North
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Football Club Tucson has announced plans for a brand new 2,000-seat stadium to be opened by 2014 on the site of Field 1 at Kino Sports Complex North. The stadium will be built in conjunction with Pima County and is set to become the new home for FC Tucson.
Pima County also plans to add a sixth field at Kino Sports Complex North, a brand new main entrance for Kino Sports Complex North and new concessions and restroom facilities.
In a news release, FC Tucson spokesperson H. Jose Bosch said that the new stadium will feature a new scoreboard and a home stand that will fit 2,000 spectators. It will also have an overhang to shade crowds from the sun and project sound toward the field.
"Pima County's commitment to soccer, and the pace at which the County is developing Kino Sports Complex as a soccer facility, is remarkable," said FC Tucson co-managing member Greg Foster. "FC Tucson could not ask for a better partner in our mission to convert the region's passion for the game into enhanced opportunities for youth and amateur soccer and bigger and better professional soccer events. Pima County is creating a new cultural asset for our community and FC Tucson is honored to be involved."
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