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Rebuilt Phoenix Rising FC fights its way to an unexpected championship game

By Mark Brodie
Published: Friday, November 10, 2023 - 10:27am
Updated: Saturday, November 11, 2023 - 8:36am

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Phoenix Rising FC 2023 Western Conference trophy
Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC lifts the Western Conference trophy after a win over Sacramento on Nov. 6, 2023.

Phoenix Rising Football Club will play for the championship of the United Soccer League on Sunday. The club came from behind last weekend to beat Sacramento Republic to advance to the finals, where it will meet Charleston Battery in South Carolina.

To preview the match and look back at about how Phoenix Rising got here, The Show spoke with Owain Evans, a reporter with PHNX Sports.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story and audio have been updated to correct Evans’ name.

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