Dec 19, 2011
First Ever Central American \"Doble Clasico\" featuring Comunicaciones vs. Municipal and Fas vs. Aguila
Home Depot Center News
Tickets On-Sale to General Public Wednesday, December 21
CARSON, CALIFORNIA (Monday, December 19, 2011) - AEG Facilities' The Home Depot Center and PRIMETIME Sports, will host the first ever \"Doble Clásico Centroamericano\" on Sat., January 28 at 6 p.m. featuring Guatemala's Comunicaciones vs. Municipal, and El Salvador's FAS vs. Club Deportivo Águila, Central America's most popular teams. This is the first time in history that these two major \"Central American Soccer Classics\" will be featured in a single night. The games will kickoff at The Home Depot Center starting at 6 p.m.
Starting as low as $25, tickets to the general public will be available this Wednesday, December 21 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster outlets, online and by phone at 800-745-3000, and The Home Depot Center Box Office, open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Â Tickets are available in the following categories; $25 general admission; $35 sidelines; $50 midfield; and $100 fieldside. Luxury suites, club seats and terrace cabana suites are also available for purchase by calling 877-604-8777.
All four teams had outstanding seasons in 2011. Club Municipal and its traditional arch-rival, ClubÂ Comunicaciones, advanced to this year's Guatemalan league final. In the Salvadorean league tournament, Club Deportivo FAS made it to the semi-finals, while Club Deportivo Águila was one goal away from reaching the semifinals.
All four teams will be playing with their entire squads. The winner of each match will be awarded the Doble Clásico Centroamericano trophy, and in the case of a tie in regulation, the winner will be decided by penalty kicks.
Tickets for the \"Doble Clásico Centroamericano\" will be on sale to the general public starting this Wednesday, December 21. Media who were issued 2011 Major League Soccer (MLS) season credentials by either the LA Galaxy or Chivas USA will be honored for the January 28th match.
About Doble Clásico Centroamericano
Doble Clásico Centroamericano is a doubleheader international soccer game, where the top teams from El Salvador and Guatemala will face each other for the first time in Los Angeles on the same day at The Home Depot Center. The first match scheduled at 6 p.m. will featured Comunicaciones vs. Municipal, followed by FAS vs. Águila. The winners of the each match will be crowned with the Doble Clásico Centroamericano Cup.
About The Home Depot Center
The Home Depot Center is southern California's home of world-class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes.Â The $150 million, privately financed facility was developed and is owned by AEG and operated by AEG Facilities on a 125-acre site on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) in Carson, California.Â The Home Depot Center features an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, a 27,000-seat stadium for soccer and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts, a 2,000-seat facility for track & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome for track cycling.Â The Home Depot Center is home to two Major League Soccer teams, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chivas USA.Â Named an Official U.S. Olympic Training Site, The Home Depot Center is also home of the United States Tennis Association's (USTA) High Performance Training Center, the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and Athletes' Performance, an international training center for elite and professional athletes.Â For more information, please visit www.homedepotcenter.com.
About PRIMETIME Sports and Entertainment
PRIMETIME Sports and Entertainment is a leading sports and entertainment marketing company with proven expertise in marketing, event management, athlete and celebrity marketing and content development. Some of PRIMETIME'S projects encompass Budweiser Cup, Sueño MLS, Socio MLS, Romario vs. Campos Farewell match, record-breaking 100-Hour Chivas Game, Chivas-at-the-Park, Lowe's Freestyle Soccer Tour, Reto Final and Road to Glory, among many others.Â For more information, visit www.ptimesports.com.
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