Mexico vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina International Soccer
Event Start Time: 05/31/2012 - 8:00pm
The Mexican National Team will head to Chicago for their fourth stop of the 2012 U.S. Tour. Mexico will face Bosnia-Herzegovina in a game presented by Allstate at Soldier Field at 9:00 p.m. ET (8:00 p.m. Chicago time). The two national teams are expected to field their top teams as the matches will be played during FIFA dates.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets may also be availbe in the days leading up to the event through the Soldier Field Box Office located on the South East side of the stadium. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol invites fans to use their Visa cards.
This year marks the beginning of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches for Mexico, as “El Tri” looks to secure a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Under the direction of Jose Manuel de la Torre, Mexico will use the tour matches as preparation for its qualifiers on June 8 against Guyana and June 12 against El Salvador.
Bosnia-Herzegovina, under the direction of former Yugoslavia World Cup player, Safet Sušić, will be Mexico’s opponent in Chicago. The two countries last met in 2011 in Atlanta, a 2-0 win for El Tri in the first match managed by De la Torre. Bosnia-Herzegovina currently ranked among the top 20 in the FIFA world rankings, counts on Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko, Emir Spahić of Spain’s Sevilla, andformer St. Louis University product Vedad Ibišević (Stuttgart).
Details for accreditation will be released in the coming days for media members who plan to cover the upcoming Mexican national team games.
The 2012 Mexican National Team U.S. Tour is sponsored by adidas, Allstate, AT&T, Bud Light, Cacique, Coca-Cola, Castrol, Degree Men, el Jimador, Makita, NAPA Auto Parts, The Home Depot, Visa and Wrigley’s Extra® Gum.
Accessible from the South Courtyard of the Stadium, the Bud Light Beer Garden at Soldier Field will be open 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Various Pricing Levels
All lots will be open for this event. Parking fees are $30 at Soldier Field lots. Reserve your parking spot early by prepaying at http://soldierfield.clickandpark.com/.