CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Real Salt Lake U-16 Academy defender Justen Glad has been invited by the senior team to participate in the fourth annual Desert Diamond Cup, which is a preseason soccer tournament hosted by USL Premier Development League team, FC Tucson.
The Claret-and-Cobalt will be marking their third appearance in this year’s edition where they will be competing against five other clubs: Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, New England Revolution, Chivas USA and tournament hosts FC Tucson.
Glad will join his former Grande Sports Academy teammates: Carlos Salcedo, Jordan Allen, Benji Lopez and Lalo Fernandez, who have all signed professional contract with RSL.
Wednesday, February 19th
Chivas USA vs. FC Tucson- 1:00 PM
Colorado Rapids vs. Chicago Fire – 3:30 PM
Real Salt Lake vs. New England Revolution – 6:00 PM
Saturday, February, 22nd
FC Tucson vs. Chicago Fire – 1:00 PM
Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake – 3:30 PM
New England Revolution vs. Chivas USA – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 26th
Chivas USA vs. Colorado Rapids – 1:00 PM
New England Revolution vs. Chicago Fire – 3:30 PM
Real Salt Lake vs. FC Tucson – 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 1st
5th vs. 6th – 1:00 PM
3rd vs. 4th – 3:30 PM
1st vs. 2nd – 6:00 PM
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