Muskegon Risers to Host International Arena Soccer Friendly in Michigan

USA-Canada exhibition Saturday May 5th, 2018 at LC Walker Arena

MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN. – The American Association of Soccer 567 (AAS567) announced that the United States National Arena Soccer Team (USNAST) will host the Canadian National Arena Soccer Team in a friendly game at LC Walker Arena in Muskegon, Michigan on Saturday May 5th, 2018.  This game will be co-hosted with the Muskegon Risers.  The game, which will kick off at 3:00pm Eastern, will feature the top players in arena soccer from their respective countries.  This will be the first time the USNAST will make an appearance in Muskegon and also the first time facing Canada in the United States.

“USA vs Canada in Michigan?  It doesn’t get any better than that.”  USNAST General Manager Bernie Lilavois said.  “It’s a great opportunity to continue to showcase our arena soccer product, especially in Muskegon after a successful season that the Muskegon Risers just completed in the Major Arena Soccer League 2.  This game gives fans of all ages a great matchup to come watch and enjoy some fast paced, high scoring and non-stop action of arena soccer.”

“The Muskegon Risers organization was founded to create a positive impact on our community through soccer, and presenting a USA vs Canada game in Muskegon’s historic LC Walker Arena is the embodiment of that mission.”  said Risers President, Matt Schmitt.  “We expect this game to attract people from across the state and region.  Our local businesses and organizations are thrilled by the opportunity to showcase Muskegon through this monumental event.”

Tickets for the game are on sale at the LC Walker Arena box office located at 955 Fourth Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or online at  A full roster of the players scheduled to participate will be announced soon.