Dynamo to host match in College Station

Houston to host Sporting Kansas City in USOC qualifying match on April 6 at Aggie Soccer Stadiu

The Houston Dynamo will host Sporting Kansas City in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
qualifying match on Wednesday, April 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Aggie Soccer Stadium in College Station,
Texas, it was announced today. 


The match will be the Dynamo’s second ever match in
College Station; the first came on March 1, 2007,
when Houston
beat Puntarenas of Costa Rica in a CONCACAF Champions’ Cup quarterfinal series
before a standing-room-only crowd of 4,286. Tickets for the April 6 match
will go on sale on
Monday, March 14 at 9 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.HoustonDynamo.com or by calling
the Dynamo at 713.276.7500. Tickets are also on sale through the Texas A&M
Athletics Department and can be purchased at the Kyle Field box office. All
seats are general admission and can be purchased for $20 each.  

“This is a critical match for the Dynamo as we look to
advance in the Open Cup,” Dynamo President Chris
Canetti said. “This tournament is rich with tradition, and we
are eager to make a good showing. Playing it at College Station gives us a unique opportunity
to showcase our team and our sport in an outlying soccer-savvy market. We hope
to duplicate the successful results from 2007.” 

The winner of the Houston-Kansas City match will advance to the final round
of Major League Soccer qualifying for the Open Cup, hosting the New England
Revolution, Philadelphia Union, or D.C. United on a date to be announced in

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup enters its 98th year as the
oldest annual soccer tournament in the United States. The knockout
tournament is open to all clubs affiliated with U.S. Soccer, including
professional and amateur teams.