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You're invited to Sporting KC's U.S. Open Cup title celebration on Friday

By Sam McDowell

smcdowell@kcstar.com

September 21, 2017 03:43 PM

Sporting Kansas City will celebrate its U.S. Open Cup championship Friday with fans. The club will host a party at the Power & Light District, with players and coaches on hand.

The championship ceremony is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. on the KC Live! stage inside Power & Light. Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes will address the crowd before each player is presented with a medal.

Sporting KC defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday to win the fourth Open Cup championship in club history, including the third in the past six seasons.

The celebration Friday is free and open to all ages.

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