Rapids To Host International Doubleheader Wednesday Tonight!

DENVER CO (Thursday September 29 2005)- Kroenke Sports Enterprises the Colorado Rapids Ventura Productions and Grand Promotions announced today their plans to host an International Doubleheader that will feature Mexican first division clubs Cruz Azul A.C. and CD Chivas de Guadalajara.

The two Mexican clubs will face off against each other on Wednesday October 5th at INVESCO Field at Mile High immediately following the Colorado Rapids vs. Chivas USA match that will kick off at 7:00 pm MT (changed from the previous kickoff time of 7:30pm).

(This night is also Conoco Fan Appreciation Night with concerts and giveaways all night long. For more details on this promotion click here.)

"We are extremely excited to be able to bring these two high-caliber Mexican teams to INVESCO Field said Colorado Rapids General Manager and COO Charlie Wright.

"Even though the game came together in such an unexpected timeframe it was hard to pass on the opportunity to offer this doubleheader to all Colorado soccer fans. We are expecting a great night of international soccer."

CD Guadalajara nicknamed "Las Chivas