RENTON, Wash. – The Sounders FC announced tickets will go on sale to the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round on Monday, June 21 at 10 a.m. The Sounders FC will host Metapan of El Salvador on Wednesday, July 28 at Qwest Field. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m.
On August 3, the Sounders FC will travel to El Salvador to play Metapan for the second leg of the series.
Based on aggregate scoring, the winner will advance to the Group Stage on August 17-19. The top two teams in each group will qualify for the knockout quarterfinals, set for February and March of 2011. CONCACAF Champions League winner will advance to FIFA Club World Cup.
Tickets will be available at www.SoundersFC.com, by calling 800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster outlets and the Qwest Field Box office.
The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football or CONCACAF is one of six continental confederations of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and serves as the governing body of football in this part of the world. It is composed of 40 national associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Surinam and French Guyana in the south.