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Jan 24, 2012

First-ever Central American \"Doble Clasico Presented by Metro PCS\" featuring Comunicaciones vs. Municipal and FAS vs. Aguila kicks off Saturday at The Home Depot Center

Home Depot Center News

Major Community Events and Ceremonies are planned this Thursday and Friday

CARSON, CALIFORNIA (Tuesday, January 24, 2012) - In less than one week, AEG Facilities' The Home Depot Center and PRIMETIME Sports, will host the first ever \"Doble Clásico Centroamericano presented by METRO PCS\" featuring Guatemala's Comunicaciones vs. Municipal, and El Salvador's FAS vs. Club Deportivo Aguila, 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. on Saturday, January 28.

Celebrations and events will be taking place leading up to the Doble Clasico Centroamericano, including open-to-the-community practices by both Guatemalan teams, a pressconference, a VIP Welcoming Reception for all players and special guests at AEG Live, and a day-of-game ceremony to recognize the four legendary players that have been named the game's team ambassadors.

The official press conference previewing the game will take place at The Home Depot Center this Friday, 27 at 12:00 p m , where media can receive their credentials. Complimentary food will be provided.

All four teams will be playing with their entire squads. The winner of each match will be awarded the Doble Clasico Centroamericano trophy, and in the case of a tie in regulation, the winner will be decided by penalty kicks.

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. To reserve a seat in the Press Box and/or request a credential if you do not have an MLS credential, please email Eduard Cauich ([email protected]) with your request.


10:46am   Municipal and Comunicaciones arrive in Los Angeles
LAX Delta Flight #458

12:30pm   Municipal and Comunicaciones arrive at the hotel
Club Deportivo Municipal
OMNI Hotel Downtown
251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA (213) 617-3300

Club Deportivo Comunicaciones
BILTMORE Hotel Downtown
506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA (213) 624-1011

3:10pm   Aguila and FAS arrive in Los Angeles
LAX Continental Flight # 1697

4:00pm   Open Community Practice - Comunicaciones
John Leichty Middle School, 650 South Union Avenue

4:30pm   Aguila and FAS arrive at the hotel
Club Deportivo Aguila
OMNI Hotel Downtown
251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA (213) 617-3300

Club Deportivo FAS
BILTMORE Hotel Downtown
506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA (213) 624-1011

5:15pm    Open Community Practice - Municipal
John Leichty Middle School, 650 South Union Avenue

8:30pm     KICKOFF VIP Event - Welcoming reception for all 4 teams by consulates of El Salvador, Guatemala, and community leaders
ESPN Zone, LA Live
This is an invitation-only event. For more information, please contact Primetime Sports at (323) 655-5127.

9:00 am    Club Deportivo Aguila Practice Session
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field

10:30 am   Club Deportivo Municipal Practice Session
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field

The Home Depot Center - TV Studio

1:00 pm   Club Deportivo FAS Practice Session
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field

2:30 pm   Club Deportivo Comunicaciones Practice Session
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field

6:00 pm   Club Deportivo Comunicaciones vs Club Deportivo Municipal
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field

8:00 pm   Club Deportivo FAS vs Club Deportivo Aguila
The Home Depot Center - Stadium Field
Note: Media Credential Distribution and the Press Box Opens at 4 p.m.

All four teams have confirmed their complete rosters for el Doble Clasico Centroamericano:

Club Deportivo Comunicaciones Roster
GOAL KEEPERS: David Everaldo Guerra Portillo, Juan José Paredes Guzman
DEFENDERS: Adolfo Abdiel Machado, Carlos Anselmo Mejía del Cid, Michael Umaña Corrales, Elias Enoc Vasquez, Bryan Alexander Ordoñez, Rafael Humberto Morales de León, Carlos Mauricio Castrillo Alonzo
MIDFIELDERS: Marvin Jose Ceballos Flores, Marco Tulio Ciani Barillas, Fredy Williams Thompson Leon, Rigoberto Gomez Lainez, Carlos Fernando Figueroa Martínez
FORWARDS: Hernan René Sandoval Villatoro, Jean Jonathan Marquez Orellana, Transito Eduardo Montepeque Linares, Jeff Cunningham
COACH: Ronald González Brenes

Club Deportivo Municipal Roster
GOAL KEEPERS: Cristian Álvarez, Jaime Penedo
DEFENDERS: Jaime Vides, Yony Flores, Pablo Solórzano, Hamilton Lopez, Gregory Ruiz
MIDFIELDERS: Eliseo Quintanilla, Pedro Samayoa, Gregory Ruiz, Saul Fernandez, Claudio Albizuris
FORWARDS: Juan José Castillo Colindres, Darwin Oliva, Evandro Ferreira, Rafael Rodriguez, Marvin Avila, Oscar Isaula,
COACH: Luis Javier Delgado

Club Deportivo FAS Roster
GOAL KEEPERS: Luis Edgardo Contreras, Oscar Daniel Arroyo
DEFENDERS: Dony Obed Valle Valdizón, Marvin René González, Ramón Ulises Flores, Miguel Granadino León, Emerson Leopoldo Velis, Andrés Eduardo Menéndez, Ernesto Alonso Iraheta, Roberto Carlo Peña Grueso
MIDFIELDERS: Nestor Raúl Renderos, William Antonio Maldonado, Cristian Edgardo Alvarez Cruz, José Ramón Solís Ordóñez, Juan Carlos Moscoso Palma, Vicente Januario Melgar, Marcio Teruel, Héctor David Ventura
FORWARDS: Alejandro de la Cruz Bentos, Williams Enrique Reyes, Ricardo Antonio Ulloa, Gustavo Alonso López Salguero, Oscar Alejandro Ulloa, Carlos Enrique Aparicio
COACH: William Alexander Renderos

Club Deportivo Aguila Roster
GOAL KEEPERS: Benji Oldai Villalobos,
DEFENDERS: Luis Alonso Anaya, José Mardoqueo Henríquez Dubón, Shawn Martin Enriquez, Isaac Zelaya, Deris Umanzor, José Rolando Torres Mendoza
MIDFIELDERS: Irving Arnuldo Flores, Darwin Doronis Bonilla Salgado, José Isidro Gutiérrez Vásquez, Luís Rómulo de Castro
FORWARDS: Jonathan Aguila, Jorge Granados, David Platero, Amilcar Martinez
COACH: Eraldo Correia Ribeiro

About Doble Clasico Centroamericano

Doble Clasico 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 6pm will featured Comunicaciones vs Municipal, followed by FAS vs Aguila. The winners of the each match will be crowned with the DobleClasico Centroamericano Cup.

Tickets for the \"Doble Clasico Centroamericano\" start at as low as $25, and are available 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.  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.

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.  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.  The Home Depot Center features an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, a 27,000-seat stadium for soccer andother athletic competitions and outdoor concerts, a 2,000-seat facility fortrack & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome for track cycling.  The Home Depot Center is home to two Major League Soccer teams, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chivas USA.  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.

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.  For more information, visit www.ptimesports.com.


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