Opening Of The Florida Cup 2018 Star Studed

Action Starts January 10 Through January 20

The kickoff of the Florida Cup in 2018 was given on Tuesday at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, within the Universal Orlando Resort, with the opening event of the tournament, which has its fourth edition this year in Orlando, Florida.

And representatives of the clubs and the competition organizers, the celebration included the distinguished presence of the mayor of Orlando, Buddy Dyer, and the ambassador of Chapecoense, Jakson Follmann who were honored.

The Dutch Ruud Van Nistelrooy, former striker of Real Madrid and Manchester United, was also an attraction in itself, lavishing sympathy with the guests.

Bill Davis, president of Universal Orlando Resort, Ricardo Villar, CEO of the Florida Cup, and Kasey Kesselring, dean of Montverde Academy also talked about the joy and the privilege of being part of another edition of the Florida Cup. The tournament will be held 10 and 20 January, with the participation of eight clubs: Atletico Nacional (COL), Atlético Mineiro (BRA), Barcelona SC (EQU), Corinthians (BRA), Fluminense (BRA), Legia Warsaw (POL), PSV Eindhoven (NED) and Rangers FC (ESC).
“The city of Orlando is honored and proud to be host to the Florida Cup 2018. There is no doubt that our region has become the main sports destination in the country to host high-profile events such as the Florida Cup, which brings visitors around the world to our stores, restaurants, hotels and amenities, boosting the economy of our community, “said the mayor of Orlando, Buddy Dyer.
“We could not be more excited to give our visitors from around the world the opportunity to enjoy all in one place. – theme parks, the passion for football and entertainment Partnering with Florida Cup and hosting events like Florida Cup Fan Fest at Universal Studios Florida, are just other ways to show our commitment to continue offering world-class entertainment to our guests every day, “said Bill Davis, president of Universal Orlando Resort.
“It took months and months of preparations, which have brought us to this moment and the launch of our fourth Florida Cup. We are excited about the response of the fans and the media that we have seen so far, and incredibly proud of the work we do with our partners in the city Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort, UCF, Montverde Academy, sponsors and the entire family of Florida Cup. we start this exciting event, which aims to unite sport with great entertainment, “said Ricardo Villar, CEO of the Florida Cup.
The opening game of the Florida Cup 2018 takes place this Wednesday, January 10, between Corinthians (BRA) and PSV Eindhoven (NED) at 22h (GMT), the Orlando City Stadium, one of the most modern arenas in the United United. Check out the full table of the competition.
The games of the Florida Cup 2018 (times GMT):
Jan 10, 2018
Florida Cup: Sport Club Corinthians Paulista vs. PSV Eindhoven OrlandoFL
Orlando City Stadium
Jan 11, 2018
Florida Cup: Clube Atletico Mineiro vs. Rangers FC OrlandoFL
Orlando City Stadium
Jan 12, 2018
Florida Cup: PSV Eindhoven vs. Fluminense FC OrlandoFL
Spectrum Stadium
Jan 13, 2018
Florida Cup: Rangers FC vs. Sport Club Corinthians Paulista OrlandoFL
Spectrum Stadium
Jan 14, 2018
Florida Cup: Atletico Nacional Colombia vs. Clube Atletico Mineiro OrlandoFL
Spectrum Stadium
Jan 15, 2018
Florida Cup: Fluminense FC vs. Barcelona SC OrlandoFL
Spectrum Stadium
Jan 20, 2018
Florida Cup: Legia Warsaw vs. Atletico Nacional Colombia Saint PetersburgFL
Al Lang Stadium
Square – 01/10/2018 – 22.00 – Corinthians PSV x (HOL)
CHI – 11/01/2018 – 22:00 – Atletico Mineiro x Rangers (ESC)
FRI – 01/12/2018 – 22.00 – PSV (HOL) x Fluminense
SAT – 13/01/2018 – 16:00 – Ranger (ESC) x Corinthians
SAT – 01/13/2018 – 18:00 – Barcelona (EQU) x Legia Warsaw (POL)
DOM – 01/14/2018 – 16:00 – Atletico Nacional (COL) vs Atletico Mineiro
SEG – 01/15/2018 – 19:00 – Fluminense vs Barcelona (EQU)
SAT – 01/20/2018 – 21h00 – Legia Warsaw (POL) x Atletico Nacional (COL)
About the Florida Cup:
The Florida Cup is the biggest international celebration of football held annually in Florida. It is a global platform that combines sports and entertainment. live broadcast in 2017 to more than 140 countries, the tournament reached more than 50 million viewers.
For 2018, it is also confirmed the Florida Cup Fan Fest, leisure and fun event specially built for the competition. The Music Plaza Stage Universal Studios Florida will receive several musical attractions. On the 13th, will show the band feeling Boyce Avenue. On the 14th, it will be the turn of Brazilian duo Fernando e Sorocaba, alongside Chris Weaver Band, famous band of country American music. The Fan Fest will also feature DJs, as well as activities for the whole family and events of clubs participating in the tournament.
The Florida Cup also has its social and solidarity strand. Last year, families of the victims of the tragic accident of Chapecoense received assistance and aid. This year, the organization is working to help Puerto Ricans were moved to Central Florida because of Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island in September.
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About Universal Orlando Resort:
The Universal Orlando Resort is the only vacation destination, and is part of NBCUniversal Comcast family. For over 25 years, Universal Orlando has created epic holiday for the whole family – amazing experiences that put visitors in the center of stories and powerful adventures.
The three theme parks Universal Orlando, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay, home to some of the most exciting and innovative theme park attractions in the world, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Hogsmeade and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley,. Hotels within the Universal Orlando complex – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort – have a total of 5600/4 and are destinations in themselves. Your entertainment complex, the Universal CityWalk offers dining and entertainment options for all family members.
The Universal Orlando Resort consistently launches unique experiences for its visitors, including powerful attractions, amazing restaurants and magnificently themed hotels. They are already open Universal’s Volcano Bay, an entirely new experience of water theme park, and Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon, an immersive and interactive attraction at Universal Studios Florida park.
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