This International Soccer Tournament will feature four international teams to
compete in Detroit. The soccer teams are: River Plate of Argentina; UNAM
Pumas of Mexico; Ferencvarosi FC and Vasas FC of Hungary. The teams will fly
to Detroit for this special match tournament from European matches.
“We are very excited to bring world class soccer tournament play to Metro
Detroit,” said AmeriSoccer President Pius Oleh. “As a passionate fan of this world
game of football, I am confident the many amateur soccer fans in Southeastern
Michigan will want to see this match in-person and we have already received
great interest from many soccer clubs and local schools.” Mr. Oleh is the only
registered FIFA Match Agent in the State of Michigan and one of 17 in the United
The tournament schedule begins with the teams arriving on February 2 and
playing warm-up and practice games at the Silverdome on February 3. The
official game schedule is Saturday, February 4, 2012, Game 1, UNAM Pumas FC,
Mexico vs. Vasas FC Hungary at 2 p.m. Game 2, River Plate FC Argentina vs.
Ferencvarosi FC Hungary 6 p.m Monday evening a championship match will
follow a consolation match to be held at 6 p.m. with Invitational Tournament
Championship game at 8 p.m.
Some 40,000 soccer fans from Metro Detroit and surrounding areas are expected
to attend. Tickets for each day of the match are $30 general admission. A two-day
ticket is also available for a $50. Tickets available online at Silverdomevents.com
or by calling the box office at 248-338-7000. Group discounts available on block
ticket purchases. (more)
Updates on the teams, key player profiles and other event information is also
available on FaceBook.com/Silverdome and on Twitter at @silverdomenews