ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) - Minnesota United has announced a new TV partnership with My29/WFTC to broadcast all 32 home and away matches for the 2016 North American Soccer League season. Minnesota begins its NASL season on April 2. Select games throughout the season will include a 30-minute pregame show.
“We are very pleased to begin our relationship with Fox 9/My29 for the upcoming 2016 NASL season,” said Minnesota United President Nick Rogers. “Sports fans in Minnesota know to expect a great broadcast from Fox 9/My29 and we are excited to be able to showcase our team and our brand on their network. This announcement is another step forward for us as a club and is fantastic news for our fans and our partners.”
“This soccer team has a very bright future and we are delighted to be their broadcast partner,” said Sheila Oliver, general manager of Fox 9/My29. “This is a great addition to our slate of programming on My29 WFTC and to have exclusive opportunities for sports content in our Fox 9 newscasts.”
Minnesota United broadcasts will feature play-by-play announcer Chris Lidholm, color commentator Alan Willey and sideline reporter Eric Nordquist.
Tune in to My29 on April 2 to see the Loons open their season against the Carolina RailHawks at 2 p.m. CT. Minnesota opens its home campaign on Saturday, April 16 as it welcomes the Fort Lauderdale Strikers to NSC Stadium. See the team live by visiting MNUnitedFC.com/tickets or calling 763.4SOCCER (763.476.2237) and get your seats today.