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Kansas City Wizards
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Kansas City Wizards

The Kansas City Wizards are Kansas City, Missouri's Major League Soccer (MLS) club. The Wizards won the MLS Cup in 2000. They are owned by Lamar Hunt, who also owns the Kansas City Chiefs, the Dallas Burn, and the Columbus Crew. They were known as the Kansas City Wiz in 1996. Their home field is Arrowhead Stadium, which they share with the Chiefs.

Table of contents
1 Famous Players
2 Coaches
3 General Managers
4 International Competition
5 External Link

Famous Players


General Managers

International Competition

Copa Merconorte

The Wizards were invited to participate in the 2001 Copa Merconorte, where they competed against in Group C against Sporting Cristal of Peru, Santos Laguna of Mexico, and Barcelona of Ecuador.

The August 8 road match against Mexican Champions Santos Laguna resulted in controversy when the officiating crew from Trinidad and Tobago failed to arrive. A team of Mexican referees was brought to the stadium. The Wizards filed a formal protest, despite which play commenced, resulting in two questionable penalty kicks awarded for fouls outside the box, and the questionable ejection of Nick Garcia in the 35th minute.


CONCACAF Champions Cup

Having won the 2000 MLS Championship, Kansas City qualified for one of four spots allocated to US teams in the 2002 CONCACAF Champions Cup. (note: the US is now allocated two spots in the Champions Cup).

Kansas City defeated W Connection of Trinidad and Tobago and Santos Laguna before being knocked out by Monarcas Morelia of Mexico.


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