Libertadores champions to play in All-Stars for Hope Charity Match

Libertadores champions to play in All-Stars for Hope Charity Match

New Jersey Soccer News

Libertadores champions to play in All-Stars for Hope Charity Match

LDUQuito (AP)

A day after the word came out that the New York Red Bulls would not take part in the All-Stars for Hope Charity Soccer Match at Giants Stadium on June 14th, now comes word that the event's organizers have lined up a new club to take part.

Copa Libertadores champions and recent FIFA Club World Cup runners-up LDU Quito are set to take part in the event, which is set to include such world stars as Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry, Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard. Sources have told SBI that a deal is being finalized to bring in the Ecuadorian club to replace the Red Bulls, which never reached an agreement with organizers to participate.

For more information about the match, go to the All-Stars for Hope website.

What do you think about Liga de Quito playing at Giants Stadium? Think it is a good opponent? Can you see the area's large Ecuadorian community coming out in force? Will you be attending this match?

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