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Press conference with Mexico and practice sessions to preview Brazil 94’ vs. Haiti match

Brazil’s Dunga and Taffarel scheduled to appear

WHAT: Players from Brazil’s 1994 World Cup Championship reunion team and the Haitian National Team will meet Friday to for a practice session before their historic game on Saturday, November 13, 6 PM, at Miami’s Orange Bowl.  Saturday's match up is part of a historic doubleheader that will also feature a World Cup 2006 qualifier game between powerful Mexico and St. Kitts & Nevis (8:30 PM). 

Tickets for the event are now on sale at the Orange Bowl Box Office, by calling 1-877-877-7677 or by visiting www.tixops.com ($25/$40 with advance purchase, $5 more at the door.  Limited VIP tickets available for $80).  Five dollars from each ticket sold will be donated to UNICEF of Haiti to help victims of Tropic Storm Jeanne (see below).

WHEN: Friday, 12 November 2004. 

Press conference with Mexico at 1:15   p.m. in Orange Bowl Athletic Club
Mexico practices from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
St. Kitts from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Brazil at 4 p.m. to dusk 

WHERE: Orange Bowl Athletic Club 1501 N.W. 3rd Street, Miami, Florida  33125
Phone: (305) 643-7100

WHO:  
• Dunga and Taffarel are scheduled to represent Brazil
• Representatives from UNICEF
• Representatives from Traffic Sports USA

NOTE TO EDITORS:

  • For media credentials to the game please visit www.trafficsports.com now and Nov. 10 to complete an application.
  • The credentials office will be open Nov. 11-13 at the Sheraton Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel (495 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131)
  • A news conference to preview the match between Mexico/St. Kitts has been tentatively set for Friday, Nov. 12.  More details will be  sent to the media as details become available.

For further information, please contact: 

Traffic Sports, Miami,  Tel:  305  377 2700

Kate Donovan, UNICEF Media  917 378 2128

Vivian Limpias, UNICEF Media, Panama  011 507 678 5555


 

 

 

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