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Madison 56ers soccer team hosts sister city club from Germany


MADISON (WKOW) -- Blau-Weiss Freiburg of Freiburg, Germany comes to Madison to face-off with the Madison 56ers National Premier Soccer League.

Freiburg is Madison's sister city in western Germany. This summer the two cities will celebrate 25 years of the sister city collaboration.

The Madison 56ers are made up of mostly collegiate players, including five players on the UW-Madison soccer squad. The team also has international flavor. They have players from Costa Rica, England and Romania on the roster.

This is the first international exhibition game for the Madison 56ers in six years.

The 56ers open their season against the Blau-Weiss Freiburg team on Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Breese Stevens Stadium.

Click here for more information and for a complete team schedule.

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