Red Bull Arena Corner
Rob Tringali

Red Bull Arena Set to Host Ecuador and El Salvador for International Friendly


The national teams of Ecuador and El Salvador will clash at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.


Tickets will go on sale Monday, May 15 beginning with an exclusive pre-sale for New York Red Bulls Red Members at 10 a.m. Remaining tickets then go on-sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available by calling 1-877-727-6223 or visiting


Both teams will be in preparation of important tournament dates, as Ecuador prepares for CONMEBOL World Cup qualification matches against Brazil and Peru in August and early September, while El Salvador readies for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in July.


Ecuador, who competed in Group E of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with France, Switzerland and Honduras, are coached by Gustavo Quinteros. Quinteros earned 26 international caps as a defender for Bolivia and became the manager of Ecuador in the Spring of 2015. La Tri are led by Antonio Valencia (Manchester United), Jefferson Montero (Swansea City) and Enner Valencia (Everton). Ecuador have previously appeared at Red Bull Arena in 2010 and 2011.


El Salvador, who have qualified twice for the World Cup and most recently the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, are coached by Eduardo Lara. La Selecta are captained by Darwrin Ceren (San Jose Earthquakes). Rodolfo Zelaya (Alianza) currently sits tied for third all-time in team history with 19 goals.


Since opening in 2010, Red Bull Arena has been a destination for international Summer friendlies, including appearances by the United States Men’s & Women’s National team, Brazil, Colombia, and numerous club sides. 


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