The National Association of Professional Soccer from Chile (ANFP) said on Tuesday that the soccer national teams of Chile and South Africa will play two friendly matches in February 2009 and March 2010.
"The professional soccer national teams of Chile and South Africa will face each other in two friendly matches, after it is subscribed the contract between both federations for these international games," ANFP said in a communique.
Regarding the date, the ANFP said that the matches will be played "the first on Feb. 11, 2009 in South Africa and the second on March 3, 2010 in Chile."
The communique also said that South Africa took the compromise "to contend on the Bicentenary Cup of women's soccer, during January 2010," where the women's soccer national teams of Australia, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Canada, Japan and Chile will compete.
Chile is on the second place of the South American qualifying for the Soccer World Cup South Africa 2010.
(Xinhua News Agency September 24, 2008)