CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Real Salt Lake Academy defender Justen Glad has been invited by Real Salt Lake 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 former Grande Sports Academy alumni: Carlos Salcedo, Jordan Allen, Benji Lopez and Lalo Fernandez, who have all signed a professional contract with RSL.
RSL is currently in fifth place and depending on results will play Saturday at 1:00 or 3:30 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