Los Angeles Galaxy and Club Deportivo Chivas USA to battle in inaugural Honda Super Classico Series

to determine local supremacy at The Home Depot Center on the
campus of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills in the inaugural Honda Super
Clasico Series. The winning club and MVP of the series will be awarded
trophies in the annual series.

A press conference will be held tomorrow, April 19 at 12:45 p.m. in the
Stadium Club of The Home Depot Center to announce further details on the

The presentation of the Honda Super Clasico Series trophy and the MVP of the
series will take place immediately following the final contest. The two
clubs will meet for the first time in MLS history on April 23 when the
Galaxy hosts Chivas at 7 p.m. Chivas will play host to the Galaxy on May 28
while the Galaxy will be the home team when the clubs meet on July 16. The
season series closes out on Oct. 8 when Chivas hosts the Galaxy. All games
will take place at The Home Depot Center.

"The Honda Super Clasico brings to Major League Soccer a spirited
competition which we believe will deliver passion among fans of both teams
that will parallel the tradition of the greatest sports rivalries," stated
Barbara Ponce from American Honda.

About The Home Depot Center

The Home Depot Center is southern California's new home of world-class
competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and
professional athletes. The $150 million privately financed facility was
developed and is operated by AEG on a 125 acre site on the campus of
California State Dominguez Hills in Carson, California, The Home Depot
Center features a 13,000 seat stadium for tennis, a 27,000 seat stadium for
soccer, rugby, lacrosse & other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts,
a 20,000 seat facility for track & field, the ADT Event Center, a 2450-seat
indoor velodrome and other facilities for softball, baseball, beach
volleyball, basketball and other sports. Named an Official U.S. Olympic
Training Site, The Home Depot Center is home of the USA Tennis High
Performance Training Center as well as the national team training
headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation. The "complex, " which is also
the home of the nationally recognized Athletes Performance training center
for elite and professional athletes, has additionally be designated
"official" training sites for USA Cycling, United States Track & Field and
the USTA.

About American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Honda is one of the world's leading producers of automobiles, motorcycles
and ATVs, power products, marine engines and personal watercraft. This
diverse product line-up has also made Honda the world's preeminent
engine-maker, with production of more than 19 million engines annually.
Honda employs more than 26,000 Americans in the design, manufacture and
marketing of its products in America. Honda currently builds products in 12
manufacturing plants in North America, with three major R&D centers in the

For more than a decade, Honda has supported soccer programs and played a
part in the growth of this exciting sport in America. Honda's current
support includes 10 years as the official Automotive Sponsor and Official
Vehicle of Major League Soccer, as well as Founding Sponsor and Official
Vehicle of Club Deportivo Chivas USA, the Honda Player of the Year and Honda

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