Quakes Christen Futsal Court, Unveil 2018 Away Kits

February 11, 2018

San Jose Earthquakes fans got a two-fer today: the Quakes cut the blue ribbon on their new futsal court at Hornet Field in Alameda while unveiling their new 2018 away kits.

The futsal court is located on the former Navy base in Alameda, and sits in the shadow of a decommissioned aircraft carrier. The court also has incredible views of the San Francisco skyline. It should see a lot of action, and help grow the sport in the East Bay.

But the main attraction for fans was the kit reveal and the first opportunity to own the flashy white-with-blue-trim kit.

“I like their simplicity,” Faultline supporter’s group member Chris Ibarra said at the event. “This looks simple. The blue-on-white is a good color scheme . . . and sometimes being a little simplistic is fine.”

“I love them” said Quakes fullback and U.S. Men’s National Team member Nick Lima. “They are a beautiful jersey and I can’t wait to wear them.”

The new jerseys benefit the Navy SEAL foundation, which supporters current and former Navy SEALS and their families.

Rather than looking to past heritage as the driving force, the white-and-blue jerseys signal a new beginning and a bright future for San Jose. They are currently on sale on the MLS store: $120 for an authentic and $85 for a replica. They are also available at the team store at Avaya Stadium.

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