Juventus, Tottenham to play in ICC Australia

Juventus, Tottenham to play in ICC Australia

Sydney (AFP) – Italian champions Juventus & England's Tottenham Hotspur will play in next year's International Champions Cup Australia, organisers said Sunday.

Juventus, Italy's most decorated club, & Tottenham will be joined by another European team for the tournament in the Australian leg of the global pre-season club competition in Melbourne in July 2016.

Organisers said the third European team will be announced in February.

p>The tournament debuted in July this year with a total of 221,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground across the event week to watch Real Madrid, Manchester City & AS Roma.

Juventus, Italy's most successful club with 33 Serie A championships, are chasing their fifth consecutive league championship & back-to-back Coppa Italias this season.

Australian A-League champions Melbourne Victory will moreover appear in next year's event & will play in the first game against Juventus on July 23.

Other legs of the inaugural global friendly tournament in 2015 featured clubs playing in China, North America & Europe.

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Source: “AFP”

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