MUSKEGON RISERS TO HOST INTERNATIONAL ARENA SOCCER FRIENDLY IN MICHIGAN

USA-Canada exhibition Saturday May 5th, 2018 at LC Walker Arena 

(Muskegon, MI) - The American Association of Soccer 567 (AAS567) today announced that the United States National Arena Soccer Team (USNAST) will host the Canadian National Arena Soccer Team in a friendly game at LC Walker Arena in Muskegon, Michigan on Saturday May 5th, 2018. This game will be co-hosted with the Muskegon Risers.

The game, which will kick off at 3:00 p.m. Eastern, will feature the top players in arena soccer from their respective countries. This will be the first time the USNAST will make an appearance in Muskegon and also the first time facing Canada in the United States.

“USA vs Canada in Michigan? It doesn’t get any better than that.” USNAST General Manager Bernie Lilavois said. “It’s a great opportunity to continue to showcase our arena soccer product, especially in Muskegon after a successful season that the Muskegon Risers just completed in the Major Arena Soccer League 2. This game gives fans of all ages a great matchup to come watch and enjoy some fast paced, high scoring and non-stop action of arena soccer.”

"The Muskegon Risers organization was founded to create a positive impact on our community through soccer, and presenting a USA vs Canada game in Muskegon's historic LC Walker Arena is the embodiment of that mission.” said Risers President, Matt Schmitt. "We expect this game to attract people from across the state and region. Our local businesses and organizations are thrilled by the opportunity to showcase Muskegon through this monumental event."

Tickets for the game are on sale now at the LC Walker Arena box office located at 955 Fourth Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or online at StarTickets.com A full roster of the players scheduled to participate will be announced soon.

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ABOUT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SOCCER 567

The American Association of Soccer 567 (AAS567) was founded to support and oversee all soccer with 5, 6 or 7 players a side. It serves as the governing body and is responsible for promoting and directly supervising the sport of Minifootball in the United States. The AAS567 is a proud member of the Pan-American Minifootball Federation (PAMF) and World Minifootball Federation (WMF). For more information visit USNAST.com or email AmericanSoccer567@gmail.com

ABOUT THE MUSKEGON RISERS

Muskegon Risers SC was founded to help facilitate positive social and economic change along the Muskegon Lakeshore through the game of soccer. A Riser is someone who understands our community's potential and who pushes themselves and others to realize that potential. Our 'Risers' name was inspired by the 'Muskegon, Together Rising' sculpture that stands in the heart of downtown Muskegon. Risers are not limited to an era, industry or ethnicity. Muskegon Risers SC strives to represent the spirit of our area's people in past, present and future tense. For more information visit MuskegonRisers.com