Hace un par de días dábamos alguna pista y avisábamos que se iba a anunciar pronto. El partido de fútbol de un equipo vasco durante la celebración del Jaialdi 2015 primero fue un sueño, luego una posibilidad y ahora ya es una realidad, anunciada por el propio alcalde de BoiseDavid H. Bieter de origen vasco.

El Athletic Club y el Club Tijuana se enfrentarán en un partido amistoso del que destinarán los ingresos generados para el apoyo a:

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La información se ha transmitido en una rueda de prensa hace dos horas y ya esta disponible en la web Basque Soccer Friendlyy ha sido difundida por la cadena de televisión KTVB y por el diario Idaho Statesman.

Se trata de “avances informativos“, que se irán completando a lo largo de próximas horas, pero nos encanta compartir primicias con nuestros lectores

 

KTVB – 8/4/2015 – USA

Participants announced for Basque Soccer Friendly

It’s official: the Athletic Club de Bilbao from the Basque region of Spain will face off against Club Tijuana Xoloitzuintles of Mexico in Boise this summer. The highly-anticipated exhibition match will be held at Boise State July 29. The participating teams were announced Wednesday. Event organizers noted that the matchup will make history: Athletic Bilbao, which has never played in the U.S., is heading to America for the first time to take the field in an area heavily populated with Basque descendants. The club has taken 24 Copa del Rey titles in La Liga, leaving it second only to FC Barcelona.

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Idaho Statesman – 8/4/2015 – USA

Athletic Bilbao (Spain), Club Tijuana (Mexico) coming to Boise for Basque Soccer Friendly

The two professional teams, and additional event details, were announced Wednesday afternoon during a press conference in Downtown Boise that featured Mayor Dave Bieter. The July 29 soccer friendly at Albertsons Stadium is a partnership between the Basque Studies Foundation and the Idaho Youth Soccer Association. Organizers first confirmed in July 2014 that they were working to arrange a match involving a team with Basque ties in Spain’s La Liga, to be timed during the Jaialdi International Festival this summer.

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