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Cuban soccer coach Benitez says upcoming NY Cosmos game a “dream”

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 01:33

The New York Cosmos Football team says it will play Cuba in Havana in June, which Cuba's coach Walter Benitez says is a dream come true. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Cosmos announced on Monday (March 16) that they will play a match against the Cuban national team in Havana. Walter Benitez, Head Coach of the Cuban national soccer team, said it was a dream come true. "Really, for me, it's a privilege to be here with all of you, with the members of the club, New York Cosmos. I'd like to thank the President, and also to coach Gio, my colleague, and to all of those who have allowed for this match, this dream to become a reality, that I'll be able to help make this game happen in Havana. I promise you it will be a historic event, we're going to have a great time. We're hoping to make this concrete, to make this a reality, because there's a lot of hope in Cuba that the Cosmos can visit us, and play the game," Benitez said. The New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League from New York will play the Cuban national team in Havana, Cuba on June 2, 2015.

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Cuban soccer coach Benitez says upcoming NY Cosmos game a “dream”

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 01:33