Chivas’ Historic ‘100-Hour Soccer Game’ Kicks Off This Wednesday in Bell Gardens

Chivas’ Historic ‘100-Hour Soccer Game’ Kicks Off This Wednesday in Bell Gardens



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ADVISORY for August 9

Carson, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–August 9, 2006–The historic ‘100-Hour Soccer Game,’ the longest soccer game on record in the United States, kicks off this Wednesday, August 9, at the new Bell Gardens Sports Center, located at 8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, California, 90201. This special game celebrates the 100-year history of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, Mexico’s most popular soccer club.

The action begins at 12 p.m. PT, with a press conference featuring Bell Gardens Mayor Pedro Aceituno and Chivas USA Co-Owner and President Antonio Cué, as well as Martín Zúñiga, the honorary captain of the Chivas team, and Mauricio Cienfuegos, the honorary captain of the Rest of the World team. The group will take the field starting at 1 p.m. PT.

Immediately after the first game, which will feature elected officials and special guests, the Media Hour will begin at 2:00 p.m. The 3:00 p.m. game features the front-office staff of Chivas USA against the staff of the rival Los Angeles Galaxy. To RSVP for the Media Hour, please contact Rigo Cervantez at 310 270 6394.

The 100-Hour Soccer Game, the longest soccer match on record in the United States, begins on Wednesday, August 9 at 1:00 in the afternoon and ends on Sunday, August 13, at 5:00 p.m.

WHAT:

Press Conference to kick off the 100-Hour Soccer Game

WHO:

Pedro Aceituno, Mayor of Bell Gardens

Antonio Cué, President and Co-Owner of Chivas USA

Martín Zúñiga, Honorary Chivas Captain

Mauricio Cienfuegos, Honorary Rest of the World Captain

WHERE:

Bell Gardens Sports Center

8000 Park Lane

Bell Gardens, CA 90201

WHEN:

Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Noon – Press Conference

1:00 p.m. – Start of the 100-Hour Game

Chivas’ Historic ‘100-Hour Soccer Game’ Kicks Off This Wednesday in Bell Gardens