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April 8, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Sporting Kansas City News Release

Sporting Kansas City will host Inter Miami CF at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in a highly-anticipated match-up with the reigning Leagues Cup champions who will travel to Kansas City for the first time in club history with a star-studded roster that features Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.

Tickets are available online at and Saturday's showdown will be available to watch on Apple TV for MLS Season Pass subscribers in addition to radio coverage on Sports Radio 810 WHB, La Grande 1340 AM and SiriusXM FC. Pub partners in the Sporting Pub Network will also show all of the action, including a watch party at No Other Pub in the Kansas City Power and Light District.

Sporting Kansas City forward Willy Agada is one of four nominees for MLS Player of the Matchday with fan voting taking place on Twitter . Agada scored two goals in Saturday's 3-3 draw against the Portland Timbers and now has 12 goals in 11 career regular season starts at Children's Mercy Park, including four goals in two home appearances against Portland. The 24-year-old Nigerian striker has scored or assisted a goal in each of Sporting's last three matches.

Fans can take advantage of free shipping on orders over $49 at until 10:59 p.m. CT on Wednesday with the code MLS49 (exclusions apply), including Sporting Kansas City's new secondary jersey in men's, women's and youth sizes.

New in 2024, Behind the Shield presented by Audi will be available after every match this season with the video series - produced by Sporting's full-time digital storytellers - providing fans with an immersive viewing experience highlighted by exclusive interviews and all-access footage from SKC players, trainings and matchdays. This week's BTS captures the sights and sounds from the club's 3-3 draw against Portland and will premier at noon CT on Thursday on and Sporting Kansas City's YouTube channel.

On Friday, Sporting KC is hosting free pick-up soccer games for local players ages 18 and older from 6-8 p.m. at Pembroke Hill - Wornall Campus (400 W. 51st St.) in Kansas City, Missouri. Click here to RSVP. SKC Pickup Soccer Club is a community initiative focused on providing fans access to unique pickup soccer opportunities across the Kansas City area throughout the year.

Sporting Kansas City Season Ticket Members and members of Sporting KC supporters groups are eligible to receive complimentary tickets for Sporting away matches . Requests are currently open for Sporting's matches at Minnesota United FC on April 27, at Real Salt Lake on May 4 and at Austin FC on May 18 while supplies last. Away ticket requests for Sporting's match at the Portland Timbers on May 25 will open this Friday.

The Sporting KC Academy U-14s, U-15s, U-17s and U-19s will continue their spring campaigns this weekend. The U-15s (11 a.m.) and U-17s (9 a.m.) will play an MLS NEXT doubleheader with FC Dallas on Saturday at Swope Soccer Village (6310 Lewis Rd.) in Kansas City, Missouri. The U-14's will travel to play the Houston Rangers at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday before taking on Global Football Innovation Academy at 10 a.m. CT on Sunday while the U-19's will head west to face Inter Wichita FC in UPSL action at 2 p.m. CT on Sunday. Fans can follow @SKCAcademy on Twitter for updates.

Coming off a stunning 5-3 comeback win on Sunday, Sporting KC II will continue the MLS NEXT Pro campaign against Houston Dynamo 2 at 5 p.m. CT on Sunday at Swope Soccer Village (6310 Lewis Rd.) in Kansas City, Missouri. Tickets are available online at SeatGeek and the Frontier Division match-up will be streamed live on Fans can also follow @SportingKCII on Twitter for updates.

For news, videos, photos and instant updates from the club, follow Sporting Kansas City on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and download the official Sporting KC app.

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