UTICA, N.Y. – Utica City FC President Robert Esche today announced the MASL’s newest franchise, Utica City FC, will hold an intersquad game on Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. at the Adirondack Bank Center.  The event is free and open to the public.

Dubbed the “Blue & Black” game due to the team’s primary color scheme, the game will allow area fans to view the exciting game of professional arena soccer, and get a sneak peek view at the Adirondack Bank Center’s newly designed soccer turf and arena soccer amenities. The newly announced Corona Premier Biergarten will also be available “open house” style, where fans can come check out the action from field level and learn more about becoming a Season Ticket Member. Utica City FC staff will be on hand to help provide all relevant information about the team, schedule, ticketing, supporters group, merchandise, and more. All bars and concession stands at the Adirondack Bank Center, as well as the Team Store, will be open for the event. Doors for the event open at 12:30 p.m.

While the event is free and open to the public, it is a ticketed event; up to four (4) free tickets can be downloaded by visiting www.empirestatetix.com. Tickets may be printed or scanned on your smartphone.

“We are beyond excited to begin play this year in the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL), and introduce fans in in the region to the exciting sport of professional arena soccer,” Esche said.  “The Adirondack Bank Center’s intimate setup, combined with the increasing popularity of the sport and the fast paced and physical game of arena soccer, all create the ideal atmosphere to spend your Sunday afternoons this Winter.”

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