D.C. United today announced a partnership with Romántica 900AM and Radio Cuscatleca USA for the Spanish-language broadcast rights to D.C. United’s 34 regular season games during this year’s MLS season. Radio Cuscatleca USA will produce the live broadcasts including play-by-play commentary for Romántica 900AM, the official Spanish-language broadcaster of the Black-and-Red.
“We are pleased to join forces with these two very important Spanish-language broadcasters,” said Doug Hicks, D.C. United Chief Marketing Officer. “This partnership guarantees that the live coverage will reach a strong and loyal fan base in the metro area and around the world.”
Romántica 900AM is the official Spanish-language broadcaster of the Black-and-Red. Radio Cuscatleca USA.com will produce the live broadcasts including play-by-play commentary for Romántica 900AM. Additionally, Radio Cuscatleca USA.com will stream all the games live.
“It is an honor to represent this fantastic team,” commented Giovanna Salazar, Station Manager of Romántica 900AM. “This is a logical partnership. The Black-and-Red and Romántica 900AM are two very important sources of entertainment for Latinos in the area. Our partnership with the Radio Cuscalteca USA.com team assures that the coverage is first-class and at the level the fans demand.” Salazar also announced a series of on-air promotions to support D.C. United.
The production team of Radio Cuscatleca USA.com is under the direction of José Mardoqueo Reyes and includes Carlos Osorio, Sergio Alfaro, Francisco López Álvarez y Vinicio Guerra who together have decades of broadcasting experience on the world stage with both national and international soccer events including various World Cups. “We appreciate the alliance with D.C. United and Romántica 900AM. On behalf of the entire team, we are excited to be the exclusive broadcaster of the capital’s soccer team,” stated José Mardoqueo Reyes, President of Radio Cuscatleca USA.com.
D.C. United’s first home opener is Saturday, March 7 at 7p.m. ET against Real Salt Lake. For tickets or information, please visit dcunited.com.
Headquartered in Washington, DC and playing home matches at RFK Stadium, D.C. United is the most successful professional soccer organization in the history of the United States. United is four-time MLS Cup champions (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004) and winners of the 1996 and 2008 U.S. Open Cup, the 1998 CONCACAF Champions Cup, the 1998 InterAmerican Cup and the 1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007 MLS Supporters' Shield – awarded to the team with the best regular season record. United is one of 19 teams comprising Major League Soccer, joining CD Chivas USA, the Chicago Fire, the Colorado Rapids, the Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, the Houston Dynamo, the LA Galaxy, the Montreal Impact, the New England Revolution, the Philadelphia Union, the Portland Timbers, Red Bull New York, Real Salt Lake, the San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. For more information on D.C. United, visit dcunited.com.
Radio Cuscatleca USA.com (http://www.radiocuscatlecausa.com
WILC-Romántica 900is owned by ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned media company headquartered in Arlington, VA. Romántica 900 is an adult contemporary Spanish-language radio station serving the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The station entertains and informs listeners with dynamic and relevant programming. Romántica 900am's music intensive format plays today's top hits as well as popular music from the eighties and nineties. The station has a deep commitment to serving and empowering listeners with community events and local partnerships. Stream Romántica 900am on holaciudad.com, a local Spanish-language web portal featuring local news, community information and resources.