Two teams with storied histories will meet Saturday afternoon in Regina as the province hosts its first international “friendly” soccer game.
The New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League will take on Spain’s Valencia.
The Cosmos were once the best team in North America featuring many of the world’s best players including Pele and Franz Beckenbauer, while Valencia is one of the most successful squads in the history of Spanish football reaching seven European finals winning four of them.
Both teams say they are very excited to play one another along with playing in the new Mosaic Stadium in what will be an historic contest.
Before the game, the U of R women’s team will take on the U of S women’s team. That contest starts at 2.