The Florida Cup will kick off at Orlando City Stadium with the first ever meeting between Brazil’s SC Corinthians and Dutch powerhouse PSV Eindhoven featuring Mexican international Hirving “Chucky” Lozano on Wednesday January 10, and Brazil’s Clube Atlético Mineiro against the legendary Rangers FC from Scotland on January 11. The event returns to Spectrum Stadium at the University of Central Florida, with marquee matchups between PSV and Fluminense of Brazil, the Scotland’s Rangers FC versus Brazil’s SC Corinthians on Jan. 13, and Atlético Nacional against Atlético Mineiro on Jan. 14.
ESPN will air all eight matches of the 2018 Florida Cup. They are all included in my Soccer on TV calendar.
It will be a battle of loyal fans in South Florida as Barcelona SC, Ecuador’s most popular club, face Legia Warsaw, one of the most loyally supported clubs in Poland, at Central Broward Stadium on January 13. Al Lang Stadium, home of the USL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies, will host the final match of the Florida Cup in St. Petersburg on January 20 when Legia Warsaw face Atlético Nacional of Medellin.
About The Florida Cup:
The Florida Cup is the largest annual international celebration of soccer held in the Sunshine State. A global platform that combines sports and entertainment, the event draws the best international clubs with a world-wide fan base, leading international sponsors like adidas, Lennar Homes and Universal Orlando Resorts, and is broadcast live across to over 140 countries on five continents. The 2018 event will feature popular soccer clubs from Europe and Latin America such as Rangers FC from Scotland, PSV Eindhoven from the Netherlands, Poland’s Legia Warsaw, Atlético Nacional of Colombia, Barcelona SC of Ecuador, and Brazilian powerhouses including 2017 Serie A Champions SC Corinthians. The world’s premier players and passionate fans will convene in Central Florida January 10 – 20, 2018 for a final pre-season tune-up and to kick off a World Cup year.
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