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H-E-B Park is a soccer-specific stadium in Edinburg, Texas. It serves as the home of Rio Grande Valley FC Toros of the USL Championship, the second level of the US/Canadian professional soccer pyramid. Rio Grande Valley Football Club is affiliated with the Houston Dynamo, of Major League Soccer. The stadium has two stands with orange seats covered with a roof and a capacity of 9,735.

H-E-B Park
H-E-B Park.png
LocationEdinburg, Texas
Capacity9,735[1][2]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground2015
OpenedMarch 22, 2017
Tenants
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros (USLC) (2017–present)

The stadium was originally intended to be complete before the 2016 USL season.[3] Toros played C.F. Monterrey from Mexico on March 22, 2017 to inaugurate their new stadium.[4] The Toros lost their exhibition match against Rayados 3–0 before a sellout crowd.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-11-17. Retrieved 2015-12-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Aguirre, Mario. "Toros announce stadium naming rights deal with H-E-B". The Monitor. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  4. ^ RGV FC Toros Take on C.F. Monterrey at H-E-B Park’s Inauguration Game (Press Release), RGVFC, February 13, 2017.
  5. ^ RGV FC Toros open H-E-B Park with exhibition loss to C.F. Monterrey Rayados (News), The Monitor, March 22, 2017.

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