March 24, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--Rising FC Home Opener a Sellout (from uslsoccer.com)
Rising FC Home Opener a Sellout By USLSoccer.com Staff, 03/24/17, 7:46AM EDT YurView Arizona to televise every game of the 2017 season PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC announced on Thursday night that its home opener for the 2017 USL season on Saturday night against Toronto FC II was officially a sellout. All 6,200 seats and luxury suites in the new, Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex Stadium officially sold out at 2:15 p.m. PT. A television partnership signed this week with YurView Arizona Cox channels 7 & 1007 ensures all of Phoenix Rising FC’s 2017 regular season matches will be televised live in English and with a Spanish audio option when pressing the SAP button. All Phoenix Rising FC broadcasts will also be streamed live through the United Soccer League YouTube page. “We are truly humbled by this outpouring of support from soccer fans in the Greater Phoenix area who have helped us sell out our home opening match,” said Phoenix Rising FC Club Governor Berke Bakay. “Fortunately, our robust television partnership with YurView Arizona Cox channels 7 & 1007 ensures that soccer fans across the state will have access to all of our home and away matches live in English and Spanish. “This is an unprecedented moment for professional soccer in Arizona and will allow our growing fan base to watch Mexico National Team and Chivas legend, Omar Bravo, and English National Team, Manchester City and Chelsea icon, Shaun Wright-Phillips, play for Phoenix Rising FC, even when seats are sold out in our new stadium.” YurView Arizona Cox channels 7 and 1007 (for high definition) will air all Phoenix Rising FC matches live, statewide on Cox Cable and will provided a Spanish-language broadcast via the SAP button. Additionally, Phoenix Rising FC matches will be re-aired, usually on Sunday mornings, and also archived for fans to view at their convenience On-Demand. Selected matches may also be nationally televised. “We are thrilled to partner with Phoenix Rising FC, and know Arizona viewers will enjoy catching the action of their games on YurView Arizona (Cox channel 7 & 1007),” said Fran Mallace, Vice President of Cox Media. “Having this professional soccer club call Arizona home is a wonderful addition to our robust sports community.” Phoenix Rising Football Club is partnering with VISTA Worldlink to produce the broadcast. VISTA Worldlink is a global leader in transmission services provisioning satellite capacity, mobile and fixed uplinks, fiber optics, streaming services, and cutting edge creative products and services. VISTA Worldlink clients include Major League Soccer (MLS), SPN, ABC, and Univision.
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