TAMPA, FL – March 9, 2011 – The USA soccer team will play Panama in one of the doubleheader Gold Cup games at Raymond James Stadium on June 11, 2011.

The first matchup between Canada and Guadeloupe begins at 6 p.m. with the USA game following at 8 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on March 16, 2011 at 10 a.m. through www.goldcup.org. For group sales, call 727-342-5777 or email groupsales@sunbursteg.com.

The Gold Cup, which has generated record attendances and television ratings in each of the past three competitions, will be played coast-to-coast at 13 venues again this year, including five new stadia. New Meadowlands Stadium, RFK Stadium and Reliant Stadium will serve as quarterfinal and semifinal venues, respectively, leading up to the grand finale at the Rose Bowl on June 25.

Barbara Casey Public Information Officer Raymond James Stadium 813-350-6504 bcasey@tampasportsauthority.com