Sporting KC Weekly
No. 8 seed Sporting Kansas City will continue preparations this week to face No. 4 seed Houston Dynamo FC at 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, November 26 at Shell Energy Stadium in Houston, Texas in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. The Western Conference Semifinals match-up will be nationally televised on FS1 and FOX Deportes in addition to English and Spanish streams on Apple TV's MLS Season Pass.
Pub Partners in the Sporting Pub Network will show all of the action, including the club's official watch party at No Other Pub (1370 Grand Blvd.) in the Kansas City Power & Light District for fans of all ages. Food and drink specials will start at 4 p.m. CT on Sunday including $4 Anheuser-Busch drafts, $5 wells and $10 chicken nachos.
MLS and Continental Tire will host an online auction starting Monday and ending on December 3 that will feature game-used, autographed jerseys from Kick Childhood Cancer matches. Fans can place their bids on jerseys worn by Sporting KC captain Johnny Russell and defender Graham Zusi starting at 11 a.m. CT on Monday.
Fans can take advantage of 20% orders at MLSstore.com until 10:59 p.m. CT on Monday with the code 20MLS (terms and exclusions apply), including Sporting Kansas City's 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs pullover hoodie and t-shirt.
Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper John Pulskamp is on international duty with the U.S. Olympic Team, starting in a 1-1 draw with Iraq on Saturday. Led by head coach Marko Mitrovic, the U.S. will next face Morocco at 8 a.m. CT on Tuesday at Pinatar Arena in San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain in preparation for the 2024 Olympic Games next summer in France.
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Gadi Kinda has joined the Israel Men's National Team for UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying. Kinda started in Israel's 1-0 loss to Kosovo last Sunday -- making his first international appearance since October 2021 - and Israel will next play away to Andorra at 1:45 p.m. CT on Tuesday.
Sporting KC will officially open SportingStudio at 1380 Main St. in the KC Power & Light District on Black Friday. SportingStudio will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Black Friday weekend with 35-50% off the entire store. In addition, the first 50 guests to make a purchase at SportingStudio on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a free beer from Sporting KC during the club's watch party at No Other Pub for HOUvSKC in the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday night.
Sporting KC will host a Thanksgiving Break Camp for boys and girls of all skill levels between the ages of 5-14 years old from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26 at Homefield (5000 Bannister Rd.) in Kansas City, Missouri. Registration is open online and all participants will receive an official Sporting KC Camp t-shirt.
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