SECAUCUS, NJ (March 13, 2010) - Red Bull New York announced that it has postponed Red Bull Arena's Soft Opening event featuring the Red Bulls Under-18 Academy team and the United States Under-17 Men's National Team that was scheduled later today due to heavy rainfall and extremely high winds.
"We are disappointed to postpone our Soft Opening event," said Red Bull New York Managing Director Erik Stover. "However, with the severe weather conditions we are experiencing, our priority needs to be on the health of the players and the safety of our spectators."
The match will be rescheduled at a later date.
The Red Bulls will play their final exhibition match prior to the regular season, when they host legendary Brazilian club, Santos FC, on March 20 at 6:00 PM (TV: MSG) in the Grand Opening of Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. New York kicks off its 2010 MLS Regular Season at Red Bull Arena on March 27, when it hosts the Chicago Fire at 7:00 PM ET (TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes). Full Season Ticket Plans for Red Bulls' first season at Red Bull Arena are on sale now. Midfield seats in the 100-Level and sideline sections 107, 112, 124 and 128 are all sold out, but good seats are still available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 1.877.RBSOCCER or log onto www.newyorkredbulls.com.