CCL Single Seats Sold Out
Toronto FC announced Monday that single seats are now sold out for its CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal match against the LA Galaxy at Rogers Centre. In seven weeks, the team has sold a record setting 43,500 tickets. Rogers Centre’s capacity seating for a soccer match is 45,000 with a limited number of suites still available for the match.
The game will be the only time Toronto FC will host MLS league and Cup champion LA Galaxy this season, as the two teams are not scheduled to meet at BMO Field during the MLS regular season.
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“We’ve had phenomenal momentum since announcing the ticket on-sale in mid-January and we can tell from the response that Toronto FC supporters and soccer fans are excited about this match," said Paul Beirne, senior director of business operations for Toronto FC. "This is the most important match in Toronto FC’s short history and we’re looking forward to seeing a sea of red on March 7.”
Following the first leg of CCL quarterfinals game on Wednesday, March 7, Toronto will travel to Los Angeles for the return leg on Wednesday, March 14.
The match will mark the first time the Major League Soccer team plays a home game outside of BMO Field and will set a new Toronto FC home attendance record. BMO Field presently seats 21,140 and hosted its largest home crowd on April 13, 2011 when Toronto FC played the LA Galaxy.
Toronto FC continues its preseason in Orlando with matches streamed live on February 28 and March 1 at 6 p.m. ET.
LA Galaxy re-signed midfielder David Beckham for the 2012 season, while Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane have returned from their respective European loans.
Suites at the Rogers Centre can seat 16 or more people and start from $1600. For more information on suite availability please call 416-360-GOAL (4625).