HARRISON, N.J. (April 1, 2020) – New York Red Bulls II will take on Saint Louis FC in the first matchup of the inaugural USL eCup: Rocket League Edition. The matchup will place NYRB II defender Preston Kilwien against a fan representative for Saint Louis FC.
This will be the debut for NYRB II in the eSports world, with Kilwien taking the sticks in the club’s first eSports match ever. The match will be broadcasted on ESPN 3 on Thursday, April 2, with kick-off set for 2 p.m. ET.
This will be the first group stage match of three, the top two teams in Group 5 will advance to the knockout rounds. NYRB II will be playing for Wings for Life, which you can donate by following this link ( https://www.wingsforlife.com/us/) and putting “NYRB II” in the notes section.
Following Thursday’s match, NYRB II will take on North Texas SC on April 7, with kick-off set for 4 p.m. ET. Stay tuned for more updates on NYRB II social media platforms.