Cuba v USA - Pitch International acquire rights to historic international friendly
Pitch International is delighted to announce that it will be distributing the international broadcast rights to a landmark football game between Cuba and the USA. After over half a century of hostile relations, the neighbouring countries will mark their new relationship with this historic game, the first of its kind since 1947.
Jürgen Klinsmann and his newly selected 23-man squad will visit the Estadio Pedro Marrero, Havana on October 7. The USA coach will be looking to prepare and shape his team as the side look towards qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but this fixture is much more than a warm up match.
The true significance of this game, scheduled as a friendly, represents a thawing of the notably tense relationship the USA and Cuba have shared for so many decades. However, once the whistle blows, there is no doubt that this we be a fiercely competitive fixture.
Pitch International are proud to be involved in this unique and historic sporting event, which demonstrates how instrumental sport can be when it comes to bringing people together.