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SC Braga Friendly Confirmed


11:36 25th June 2013


Tigers to face Portuguese League Cup winners in pre-season fixture....

The Tigers will face Portuguese side SC Braga as part of the preparations for the 2013/14 season.

The two sides will meet in Portugal on Tuesday 23rd July at 8pm, with the game to be played at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira. It will be the Tigers’ second game at that ground in three days, with the venue also set to host Steve Bruce’s side for their friendly against Sheffield Wednesday three days earlier.

SC Braga will provide a good test for Bruce’s men. They won the Portuguese League Cup earlier this year, played in the UEFA Champions League in 2012/13 and reached the final of the UEFA Europa League in 2011.

It is the latest game to be added to the Tigers’ pre-season schedule, which currently reads as follows:

Monday 15th July – North Ferriby United (a) – KO 7.30pm
                                Admission priced £10 Adults, £5 Concessions
                                All-Ticket - Tickets on sale from the KC Stadium Ticket Office from Tuesday 2nd July.

Monday 15th July – Winterton Rangers v Hull City XI (a) – KO 7.30pm

Saturday 20th July – Sheffield Wednesday (n) – KO 8pm at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira

Tuesday 23rd July – SC Braga (n) – KO 8pm at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira

Saturday 27th July – Birmingham City (a) – KO 3pm

Monday 29th July – Peterborough United (a) – KO 7.45pm
                                Admission: £10 Adults, £5 Under 16s

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