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Schedule Set for Beach Soccer Cancun Cup 2012

CHICAGO (Feb. 1, 2012) – The U.S. Beach Soccer Team will open Cancun Cup 2012 play against Spain at 2:15 p.m. CT on Feb. 10 before facing El Salvador at 2:15 p.m. CT on Feb 11 and Mexico at 3:30 p.m. CT on Feb. 12.

The four teams are competing in the round-robin Beach Soccer Worldwide tournament at the Sunset Royal Hotel Beach in Cancun, Mexico. The team with the most points after three games will be crowned 2012 Cancun Cup champion.

Spain and Mexico are familiar foes for the U.S., having played against both teams in the 2011 Miami Cup. Mexico won its match against the USA 7-6, while the U.S. edged out Spain 1-0 on penalty kicks after tying 3-3.

Date                  Match      *Time (CT)      Teams                               
Feb. 10, 2012    1               2:15 p.m.         Spain vs. USA 
                          2               3:30 p.m.         El Salvador vs. Mexico
Feb. 11, 2012    3               2:15 p.m.         USA vs. El Salvador 
                          4               3:30 p.m.         Mexico vs. Spain
Feb. 12, 2012                    1:00 p.m.         Celebrity Match 
                          5               2:15 p.m.         Spain vs. El Salvador 
                          6               3:30 p.m.         Mexico vs. USA