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Cosmos set for 'historic' Cuba match

By Associated Press In New York ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-03-18 09:06:24

Legendary US team to visit southern neighbor in June for friendly clash

The coaches of the New York Cosmos and Cuba's national soccer team jointly announced on Monday they will play a June 2 match in Havana.

The announcement comes amid talks by Washington and Havana to work toward the restoration of diplomatic relations between the former Cold War foes. The Cuban and Cosmos teams conducted their own negotiations in January, during a CONCACAF Under-20 tournament in Jamaica.

Cosmos set for 'historic' Cuba match

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