Though officially out of the playoffs, the El Paso Coyotes have one final opportunity to claim their first victory in front of their home crowd, and first win in Major Arena Soccer League history, when they take on the Ontario Fury at 7:35 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the El Paso County Coliseum at 4100 E. Paisano.
In this, the team’s inaugural season in the MASL, the Coyotes, 0-18 and in last place in the Southwest Division, only have two games remaining this season, including Friday’s final home game.
Despite the losses, El Paso has received strong play from forward David Salas, who has 24 points with 18 goals, and midfielder Omar Ledesma with 18 goals and 23 points. The Fury is 8-8, in third place in the Pacific Division, and fighting for a playoff spot.
Ontario is led by forward Leonardo De Oliveira with 19 goals and 33 points.
All general admission tickets will cost $12 with all kids getting in free with each adult ticket purchased. Military personnel with ID also get in free. Tickets are available at the El Paso County Coliseum Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online; doors open at 6 p.m.