Friday, February 28, 2014

Chester, Pa. – PPL Park will once again bring the “world’s game” to the Chester waterfront this summer, hosting Greece and Nigeria in an international exhibition match on June 3, it was announced today. 

The match is part of a 10 day, seven game tour, entitled, Road to Brazil, and is organized by Soccer United Marketing, MLS’ commercial arm.

Tickets for all Road to Brazil matches will go on sale to the general public March 17 via Kick off times will be announced at a later date.

 “We’re excited to welcome Greece and Nigeria to PPL Park” said Philadelphia Union CEO & Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz. “This match will give fans an opportunity to see two teams up close and personal as they begin their road to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.”

Ten countries will participate in the Road to Brazil series of matches, representing four continents – Europe, Africa, North America and South America. World Cup-bound teams include the following: from Europe, defending champion Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece; representing Africa are the African Cup of Nations champion Nigeria and powerhouse Ivory Coast; and Honduras from CONCACAF. The national teams of Bolivia, El Salvador Israel and Turkey will also participate.

Road to Brazil will feature players from some of the top leagues from around the world, including the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Campeonato Brasileiro and MLS.

The full Road to Brazil schedule is listed below. For more information visit

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