Major Indoor Soccer League

Sockers season kicks off at DM Arena

By Hector Trujillo


After an eventful pre-season, the 10-time world champion San Diego Sockers begin their 2009-10 regular season at the Del Mar Arena on Nov. 7 against the Mexican All-Stars.

The Sockers will play seven of their first 10 regular season games at home in the newly renovated and roofed Del Mar Arena.

"We are very excited to finally start the season," Sockers midfielder Miguel "Chiky" Luna said. "Our team has been preparing for months and expects to play well in front of our home crowd."

The team played and won its first exhibition game 11-5 in July against La...