ORLANDO MAGIC TO FEATURE FOUR INTERNATIONAL SOCCER TEAMS FOR HALFTIME CHALLENGE DURING HOUSTON GAME


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SC Corinthians Paulista, Fluminense FC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln to participate in challenge-

WHAT:           The Orlando Magic will play host to four international soccer teams (UEFA Champions League club Bayer 04 Leverkusen, three-time German champion 1. FC Köln, two-time FIFA World Champion SC Corinthians Paulista and four-time Brazilian champion Fluminense FC) atthis Wednesday’s game vs. the Houston Rockets. The four teams are in Central Florida for the Florida Cup, which will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports on January 15 and at EverBank Field in Jacksonville on January 17.

One player from each team will participate in an on-court challenge during halftime to test their basketball skills. One fan will also be selected by each team to take a bonus shot.

Participating players include:

  • Stefan Kieβling, Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Anthony Ujah, 1. FC Köln
  • Diego Cavalieri, Fluminense FC
  • Cássio, SC Corinthians Paulista

WHEN:          Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • Halftime of the Magic vs. Houston Rockets game
  • Tip-off: 7 p.m.
  • Halftime: Approximately 8:00

WHERE:         Amway Center