USA VERSUS MEXICO TOUR COMES TO WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS
The Arena Soccer National Teams of USA (USNAST) and Mexico will bring the fast-moving, high scoring game of Arena Soccer to the Kay Yeager Coliseum, as part of a two game Texas tour on Thursday September 14, 2017 as preparations continue for both teams for the World Minifootball Federation World Cup this October in Tunisia.
USA will take on Mexico in the game, set to kickoff at 7 p.m. at Kay Yeager Coliseum. Doors for the game will open at 6 p.m. Tickets, starting at $13, are on sale now at the Coliseum box office.
“Some of the best players in North America are coming to Wichita Falls, Texas to showcase the game of Arena Soccer,” said Bernie Lilavois, the general manager of the USNAST. “We want to thank the Kay Yeager Coliseum for hosting this game and hope that fans will come out, check out what arena soccer is all about and enjoy what is shaping up to be a great rivalry between the two teams.”
Arena soccer is played much like ice hockey, on a surface the size of a hockey rink, with six players on the field at the same time. Players are able to substitute during the run of play, with certain penalties resulting in man advantage situations. Scoring is increased on the smaller surface, with games featuring 20 or more total goals scored between the two teams.
Rosters for the game will be announced in the upcoming weeks. More information on the USNAST and the game can be found online at usnast.com