San Diego FC and Club Tijuana team up for a series of matches

San Diego FC and Club Tijuana team up for a series of matches

San Diego FC, the newest Major League Soccer expansion team, has announced an exciting partnership with Liga MX’s Club Tijuana. The two teams have agreed to play friendly matches each season at Snapdragon Stadium, providing fans with thrilling matchups between these neighboring clubs.

This collaboration goes beyond just on-field competition, as San Diego FC and Club Tijuana will also work together on community service projects and other events designed to bring supporters of both teams together. This partnership aims to celebrate the shared love of football in the region and foster a spirit of collaboration and camaraderie.

At a recent news conference, San Diego FC CEO Tom Penn and Club Tijuana President Jorgealberto Hank expressed their enthusiasm for this new partnership. Cody Martinez, Vice-Chairman of San Diego FC and Sycuan Tribal Chairman, highlighted the importance of representing the entire San Diego region through collaborations like this one with Club Tijuana.

San Diego FC, owned by Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Mansour and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, is set to begin play in 2025 as MLS’ 30th team. This exciting collaboration with Club Tijuana follows Club Tijuana’s successful match against Club America at Snapdragon Stadium last year, which drew over 22,000 fans.

Overall, this partnership between San Diego FC and Club Tijuana exemplifies the power of sports to bring communities together and create lasting connections. Fans can look forward to thrilling matches between these two teams and exciting initiatives that will benefit the greater San Diego region. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting partnership and the upcoming friendly matches between San Diego FC and Club Tijuana.

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