For the first time in history, Manchester city will be traveling to the US for a friendly match against Houston Dynamo. The match is expected to attract thousands of USA supporters of Manchester city.
On Thursday, both clubs announced that there will be a friendly match between the two clubs expected to take place in Houston on 28th May 2015. It will be the first time match between the two teams as part of Houston Dynamo’s charity cups.
Just a day after city play against Toronto FC in Canada at BMO field, they will travel to Houston, according to reports from the club. During the announcement, Ferran Soriano, Man city CEO said that they are delighted to have an opportunity to play against Houston for the first time and in front of their American fans.
Similarly, Chris Canetti, Houston president said that it will be a great moment playing against such an opponent. He claimed to have been working hard for the last several years to get a team with a stature like that of Manchester city.
Despite coming in the middle of MLS season, Chris could not turn down such an opportunity of playing an elite team like man city. Two days after the friendly, Dynamo will play against New York City FC.