PORTLAND, Ore. – T2 and the Idaho Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) today announced that the USL club will square off against Swope Park Rangers on Saturday, June 4, at Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian, Idaho, located just outside Boise; kickoff is set for 6 p.m. (Pacific)/7 p.m. (Mountain) with a live web stream at www.timbers2.com.
General admission tickets for the T2 match in Idaho will go on sale Friday, April 1, at 9 a.m. (Pacific) online at iysa.eventbrite.com, with a portion of ticket sales going to the Idaho Youth Soccer Association’s member clubs.
“With Idaho being an important part of the Timbers Homegrown territory, playing this T2 game in the Boise area is a great opportunity for the club to further develop and broaden its partnerships in the state and to showcase the Timbers brand to an ever-increasing, regional fan base,“ said Gavin Wilkinson, general manager of the Portland Timbers and T2.
Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. (Mountain) for the June 4 match and tickets will be available for purchase at the stadium; parking will be free. For more information, visit www.idahoyouthsoccer.org.
“This relatively new partnership between the Timbers and the Idaho Youth Soccer Association is one that is already making a big impact on the development of youth soccer in Idaho,” said Bill Taylor, president of the Idaho Youth Soccer Association. “The leadership and joint coaching efforts of the Timbers have enhanced our Olympic Development Program and stimulated involvement of the game at all levels here in the state. We are especially excited to continue this relationship as we partner in bringing T2 to Boise and see this as a way of further putting the stamp of the Timbers on our growing soccer state.”
Additionally, T2 will play host to Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 at Providence Park on Friday, May 20; kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) in a game that was rescheduled from May 21.
T2 open their second season in USL on the road against Swope Park Rangers on Saturday, March 26, at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.; kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. (Pacific).