Harvard Men's Soccer Match to Benefit Cape Verde, Exhibition Against Haiti To Be Streamed Online In Dual Languages
Last year's game against Haiti drew 11,513 fans to Harvard Stadium with an additional 1,900 viewers watching online in a dual-language broadcast in both English and Creole
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Free video streams will be available for the Harvard men's soccer match to benefit Cape Verde and Coaches Across Continents (April 20) and the exhibition against Haiti (April 22). Both competitions will be streamed in English as well as Portuguese and Creole, respectively.
Haiti will travel to New England for a five-day benefit tour, with the national team taking on Dartmouth on April 20.
The game to benefit the Cape Verdean Football Federation and Coaches Across Continents will be at 7 p.m. in Harvard Stadium and the Haiti game will be a 5 p.m. start at The Stadium.
Coaches Across Continents is an international development organization that educates local communities to design and implement social development programs using soccer as the teaching tool. A collection will also be taken during the game to benefit the Cape Verdean Football Federation and Coaches Across Continents.
WHRB will provide the audio call of both broadcasts in English. Friday's broadcast can be found here.
In addition, a Portuguese broadcast of Friday's game will also be available here.
WHRB will also have the call for Harvard's contest with Haiti on Sunday which can be found here.
Sunday's Creole broadcast game will be available here.
The Hatian National team eventd at both Dartmouth and Harvard will raise money to support Partners in Health and its relief efforts in Haiti, which is still recovering from a catastrophic 7.0 M earthquake that struck on Jan. 12, 2010.
Tickets will be $10 while admission for the game will be free to Harvard undergraduates, but donations will be accepted for this worthy cause with all the proceeds going to Partners in Health.
Last year's game against Haiti drew 11,513 fans to Harvard Stadium with an additional 1,900 viewers watching online in a dual-language broadcast in both English and Creole. The teams played to a 0-0 tie and decided to play an exhibition penalty kick session with the Haitians emerging victorious.