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Hounds Set to Compete in USL eCup: Rocket League Edition

March 25, 2020 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC News Release

PITTSBURGH - Announced today by the United Soccer League, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC will compete in the USL eCup: Rocket League Edition.

This Rocket League esports tournament will consist of 32 total teams, representing clubs from the USL Championship and USL League One. The entire tournament will run from March 31 through April 25.

Midfielder Kenardo Forbes will represent the Hounds, which have their first battle scheduled at 4 p.m. on April 1 against Rio Grande Valley FC. Pittsburgh will later clash with San Antonio FC at 3 p.m. on April 8 and El Paso Locomotive FC at 5 p.m. on April 10 in the group stage.

The group stage will run from March 31 through April 10, and the knockout rounds will be held from April 13 through April 25.

Every match in the USL eCup will be streamed live on Twitch. Riverhounds SC Rocket League matches can be streamed live on the team's Twitch channel.

Launched in 2015, Rocket League has become one of the premier games in esports and won Best Sports Game at E3 in 2015. With a head-to-head format that models the game of soccer, it sees players navigate their vehicles to direct the ball toward the net and score goals.

Riverhounds SC is proud to partner with AHN during the USL eCUP: Rocket League Edition. In response to the emerging needs surrounding COVID-19, and in response to the generosity that AHN has already received from employees and the community, AHN has set up a COVID-19 AHN Assistance Fund to provide immediate resources to address the emerging needs of AHN, its caregivers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit supportahn.org for more information.

For more information on the USL eCup: Rocket League Edition, please visit uslchampionship.com.


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