Torneos Will Bring Two Major Latin American Soccer Teams to Florida

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River Plate and America de Cali will match-up against each other in the second edition of La Copa Campeones de America on July 9th

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Club Atletico River Plate of Argentina and America de Cali of Colombia, two major Latin American soccer teams, will test competitive strengths in an exciting match scheduled for July 9, 2016 at 7pm at Fort Lauderdale’s Lockhart Stadium. Tickets are now available for online purchase via

This historic match between two of the region’s top rivals is a continuation of the Copa Campeones de America. The first Cup event in Miami in 2015 brought the loyal fans of San Lorenzo and Atletico Nacional and is now back for more in 2016, with Club Atletico River Plate, number one in it’s division in Argentina and South American club champion, and America of Cali, the only club in Columbia with five consecutive championship wins, ready to thrill game fans.

“We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Copa Campeones de America, a unique opportunity to bring the best of Latin American soccer to the fans of this sport in Florida,” say Alex Ganly and JP Reynal, members of the organizing committee of the match. They add: “This will be a symbolic match as it brings together two teams who have not met in more than 14 years. Also, these teams made it to the finals of the Latin American championship twice, in ’86 and ’96, so it will be a treat for fans to watch this rematch live 20 years later.”

River Plate, with 56 national and international titles, is the most successful in the history of unified soccer, counting all the years the team has played under professional and amateur leagues of the association. For its part, America de Cali remains one of the best Colombian teams in soccer history. Argentina and Colombia, two countries with long-standing soccer rivalries and excellence, will gather in Miami to give it their all --- and fans will not want to miss it.

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La Copa Campeones de América brings together leading soccer teams from Latin America to dispute. The first version was held in 2015, and now adds this second meeting in 2016. The championship is presented by Torneos with the participation of OnSide Entertainment. For more information, visit or

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