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Juventus, Porto To Participate In Preseason Super Copa Tecate In Mexico

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 25 / 17

Serie A winner Juventus and Portuguese side Porto will participate in the Super Copa Tecate, a preseason tournament that will take place in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey in July, according to Tom Marshall of ESPN.com. Liga MX side Cruz Azul will face Porto at Mexico City's Estadio...

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