Rentschler Soccer Match Cancelled

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A planned exhibition soccer game
between Jamaica and Kenya has been canceled because of poor ticket
sales

Samuel Sampson, a spokesman for Singapore-based promoter Ricky
Swen and his company, Swen Labels International, says only 120
tickets were sold for the match, which had been scheduled for
Saturday at the 40,000-seat Rentschler Field.

It’s the second time this summer Swen has canceled an exhibition
at the stadium. A planned July 28 match between Liberia and Jamaica
was called off after Swen failed to secure agreements from both
teams and the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Kenya was brought in as a replacement and the match rescheduled.

Sampson says his group is still talking to both teams to see if
they can reschedule the match for another date.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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