Weekend of Soccer Concludes with Mexico Victory, SAFC DrawRivard Report

San Antonio made its case to be considered a city that can support high-level soccer with four big matches over the weekend. Separate matches hosted by San Antonio FC and San Antonio Athenians SC, followed by a Gold Cup doubleheader at the Alamodome, added up to 54,776 spectators over a three-day period.

Headliner Mexico secured a 2-0 victory over Curaçao, while El Salvador and Jamaica played to a 1-1 draw in Gold Cup play. San Antonio FC tied with its rival Oklahoma City Energy FC.

The soccer-filled weekend kicked off Friday morning when San Antonio FC supporters filled GS1221 to hear Head Coach Darren Powell and Managing Director Tim Holt be interviewed by Sirius XM’s The United States of Soccer, which was broadcasting live from the midtown bar. When asked by host Jason Davis about the club’s Major League Soccer hopes, Holt reaffirmed Spurs Sports and Entertainment’s (SSE) commitment to bringing the top-level league to San Antonio. SSE owns San Antonio FC.

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