ST. LOUIS – The Bosnia & Herzegovina national soccer team will square off against Ivory Coast at the Edward Jones Dome on May 30 as part of the 2014 Road to Brazil, Major League Soccer announced today. Kickoff time will be announced at a later date.
“St. Louis is a tremendous soccer community and it’s an honor for the Rams, the St. Louis Sports Commission and the Convention and Visitors Commission to bring an extraordinary event like the Road to Brazil to the Edward Jones Dome,” said Rams Vice President of Ticket Sales & Premium Seating Jake Bye.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public March 17 via http://www.mlssoccer.com/roadtobrazil. St. Louis Rams season ticket members and partners will have access to tickets via a special pre-sale prior to the 17th. The Road to Brazil is a series of matches that will take place across the United States from May 29 to June 7 when six countries make final preparations just days prior to heading to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Road to Brazil, organized by Soccer United Marketing, MLS’ commercial arm, will be played at five MLS venues – D.C. United’s RFK Stadium, Houston Dynamo’s BBVA Compass Stadium, Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park, FC Dallas’ Toyota Stadium and New York Red Bulls’ Red Bull Arena.
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.