Argentina will clash with Mexico in club soccer at Red Bull Arena July 3. (FrontRowSoccer.com Photo)
HARRISON, N.J. – Red Bull Arena will host Argentinian club Boca Juniors and Mexican side Club America in the first-ever Colossus Cup Wednesday, July 3 at 7 p.m.
Argentinian rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate along with Mexican rivals Club America and Chivas de Guadalajara will participate in the ﬁrst-ever event.
Boca Juniors and River Plate are the most prestigious clubs of Argentina’s Primera Division. Between the two they have won the local championship more than 70 times and recently played for the Copa Libertadores tournament ﬁnal at Real Madrid’s home stadium, selling out the match within hours from its announcement. Club America and Chivas de Guadalajara are the undisputed leaders in Liga MX and are the undisputed biggest clubs of the Concacaf. In the Colossus cup format, the Argentinian squads square oﬀ against their Mexican counterparts.
Since opening in 2010, Red Bull Arena has been a destination for international friendlies, including appearances by the United States Men’s & Women’s National team, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador and Peru. In addition, RBA has been home to numerous top club sides from around the world, which most recently included the 2017 International Champions Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and A.S. Roma.