SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the club will host C.D.S. Vida of Honduras on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Buck Shaw Stadium (7:30 p.m. PT) in an international friendly.
Season ticket holders should use Bonus Game “B” and will have an exclusive window to purchase additional seats beginning today. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. PT via the sjearthquakes.com, Tickets.com or by calling 1-800-225-2277. Groups of 10 or more should call the club’s front office at 408-556-7700 to inquire about group rates.
Vida is based in La Ceiba, Honduras – hometown of Earthquakes center back and Honduran World Cup veteran Victor Bernardez. The three-year MLS veteran began his career with Vida in 2003. Vida are eighth in the Honduran first division through seven matches in the 2014-15 Apertura. Their club won the Honduran league in 1981, 1983 and finished second in 1984 and 1985.
The Earthquakes have a historical connection to the match. It was the Honduran Olympic squad that played the first international friendly at Buck Shaw Stadium on July 15, 2008. The Earthquakes were playing their first season at Buck Shaw Stadium after returning to MLS earlier that year. The club is now celebrating its final season at Buck Shaw before moving into their new stadium in 2015.