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U.S. arena soccer team to play in Boise

The match between the U.S. National Arena Soccer team, above, and Brazil will be the first match ever held at CenturyLink Arena.
The match between the U.S. National Arena Soccer team, above, and Brazil will be the first match ever held at CenturyLink Arena. Provided by the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team

The “international friendly” match between U.S. and Brazil is set for Friday, Aug. 11, at CenturyLink Arena, the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team announced Wednesday.

The event, presented by Delta Dental of Idaho, will be the first soccer match ever held at CenturyLink Arena. According to a Facebook announcement, the match “will showcase some of America’s top indoor talent, including several players with Major League Soccer experience” and several who have played in Idaho. It is part of a three-game tour through the West.

The teams will first play in Ontario, Calif., and also head to Salt Lake City on Aug. 12.

Tickets are available online.

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