Inter Miami CF to Host Newell’s Old Boys on Feb. 15 at DRV PNK Stadium for 2024 Preseason Match

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Season Ticket Members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets first beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday; On-sale for general public will begin at 2 p.m. ET

Inter Miami CF announced today that it will host Argentine side Club Atlético Newell’s Old Boys for a preseason match on Thursday, Feb. 15 at DRV PNK Stadium. Tickets for the match will be on sale on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Season Ticket Members will be the first to have the opportunity to secure tickets beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday. Tickets will go on sale for the general public beginning at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

"I am delighted to welcome my beloved Newell’s to our home here in Miami. It will be a special match due to everything Newell’s Old Boys means to me," said coach Gerardo 'Tata' Martino. "It will also be a good opportunity to prepare for what will surely be an exciting season."

“We’re very pleased to be able to play this exciting preseason match at home in front of our fans at DRV PNK Stadium,” said Chief Soccer Officer and Sporting Director Chris Henderson. “This match against Newell’s is a great addition to a set of matches that will put us in the best position possible to compete in 2024. We’re excited for what is ahead.”

The match will pit Inter Miami against the club from Rosario, the hometown of Martino and Inter Miami star Lionel Messi. The pair came through the youth ranks at the Argentine club. Martino featured for the team over three different stints during his playing career, where he not only made the most appearances of any player in the club’s history, but also played a key role in the titles won in 1988, 1990, 1991 and 1992. Additionally, he had a successful stint as a head coach, winning another title in 2013.

Messi left Newell’s to join FC Barcelona after a productive youth career with the Argentine side. After six years with Newell’s, Messi recorded an impressive record of 234 goals. 

Newell’s are currently led by Uruguayan manager Mauricio Larriera, who was recently appointed and is preparing the side for its 2024 campaign. The seven-time Argentine champions finished the 2023 season 14th in the Argentine Primera División table.

Additional information, including kickoff time and broadcast details, will be announced at a later date.

The Club previously announced a match against the El Salvador national team on Jan. 19, as well an international tour with two matches in the Riyadh Season Cup in Saudi Arabia - on Jan. 29 against Al-Hilal and Feb. 1 against Al Nassr - a match in Hong Kong against the Hong Kong Team on Feb 4, and a match in Tokyo against J1 League champions Vissel Kobe on Feb. 7. Further information on the matches, including broadcast and ticketing details, will be announced at a later date.