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.
The schedule for the DDC is below. RSL’s matches on February 22nd and 26th will be streamed on realsaltlake.com and MLSsoccer.com
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