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New Mexico United Announces Historic International Friendly against Liga MX's FC Juarez

April 17, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
New Mexico United News Release

Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico United is thrilled to announce that the club will host Mexican stars FC Juarez in an incredible international friendly on June 19th at 7:00 PM Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park. The match is the third international friendly in United's history, and the first against a Mexican Club. FC Juarez are in Mexico's top division - Liga MX. United Season Ticket holders can take advantage of an exclusive presale for the next 48 hours ONLY - and can utilize their 20% STH discount - before all seats are released to the general public on Friday at 12 PM, noon MT!

"We are so excited to welcome a top tier club like FC Juarez to the Land of Enchantment," said New Mexico United President Ron Patel. "Los Bravos have an incredible fan base and have accomplished so much - including promotion to Liga MX - in their 10 seasons. We look forward to meeting their players on the pitch, and showing their fans a terrific time in New Mexico."

"We are delighted to begin this relationship and play against our friends at New Mexico United," said FC Juarez President Luis Rodriguez. For FC Juárez, it is a priority to promote its ties with soccer fans in Albuquerque in addition to having more of a presence in the Southwest U.S., we are the only major league sports franchise of any sport in a radius of 400 miles (from the El Paso region), so we want soccer fans in the Southwest to see Bravos as a true option to follow and support."

Led by Avilés Hurtado's six goals so far, los Bravos are underway in la Clausura 2024. They have bested clubs like Atlético de San Luis, Santos, and Puebla in the competition. The club was founded in 2015, and have impressed throughout their decade in the Mexican second and first divisions.

In addition to the match on June 19th, New Mexico United will host a series of events for Bravos and United fans alike in the week preceding the competition. Information on those events, including how to attend, as well as broadcast information for the match, will be released at a future date.

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