USA finalizing summer friendlies against Brazil and Colombia

The United States men’s national team is looking to add two new summer friendlies to their fixture list. Gregg Berhalter’s team currently has a three-month gap in games between March and June. The Yanks next face Jamaica in a Nations League semifinal matchup on March 21st. They will then play one more match in the competition a few days later. This is set to either be a third-place game or the final.

Following the completion of the 2023/24 Nations League, the USMNT will take part in the upcoming 2024 Copa America. Although the tournament historically consists of South American teams, the Yanks are hosting the competition. Berhalter’s side has already been drawn against Bolivia, Panama, and Uruguay in the group stage of the tournament. The opening match for the USMNT against Bolivia is currently scheduled for June 23rd.

USMNT to face quality competition leading up to Copa America

The Washington Post is now reporting that USMNT officials are finalizing an agreement with Colombia to play a game on June 8. The potential matchup, according to the news outlet, is set to be hosted at FedEx Field near Washington D.C. The National Football League’s Washington Commanders currently call the stadium home. Lionel Messi’s Argentina is also apparently considering playing a friendly at the arena this summer.

US Soccer announced a press conference on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. ET. Gregg Berhalter will join two others in announcing ‘major news,’ as the federation described it. Dylan Wanagiel, Vice President of Sports Properties and Special Events at entertainment group HBSE, and Trista Langdon, the Senior Vice President of Operations and Guest Experience for the Washington Commanders, will be at the press conference, too.

Much like the USMNT, Colombia has a significant gap in its schedule as well and will feature at the Copa America. La Tricolor kicks off its tournament one day after the Yanks against Paraguay. Colombia currently has a plethora of…


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Publish date : 2024-02-09 20:57:24

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