INDIO (CNS) – The Los Angeles Galaxy announced today it will host a
six-team invitational soccer competition at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio.
The inaugural invitational will be held Feb. 10-19 and will feature
the Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Galaxy II, D.C. United, Los Angeles
Football Club, New York Red Bulls and Seattle Sounders Football Club. The
tournament will be closed to the public.
“We are excited to add a new pre-season competition that will help
grow the game of soccer in an area in Southern California known for
entertainment,” Los Angeles Galaxy President Chris Klein said in a statement.
Galaxy Head Coach Greg Vanney added: “It’s important for our team to
compete against quality opposition in the build-up to our 2022 campaign. The
Coachella Valley Invitational accomplishes this goal and we are thrilled to
participate in the inaugural edition of this competition.”
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