Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
USA to face Mexico and Jamaica in Olympic women's qualifying
February 26th, 2008 6:45AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[DATEBOOK]The USA was drawn into Group A along with Jamaica and Mexico for 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will take place April 2-12 at the Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

The U.S. will face Jamaica on April and Mexico two days later. The top two teams advance to the semifinals along with the top two teams from Group B, which consists of Canada, Costa Rica and Trinidad & Tobago.

The winners of the April 9 semifinals will qualify for the 2008 Olympic women's soccer tournament.

The USA has only faced Jamaica once previously, earning a 10-0 victory 14 years ago in a Women's World Cup qualifying match in Montreal. It has dominated the rivalry with Mexico, winning the first 21 meetings before Mexico earned a 1-1 tie on Oct. 20, 2007.

The USA is preparing for qualifying at the 2008 Algarve Cup to be held from March 5-12 in southern Portugal. Head coach Pia Sundhage named a 20-player roster to face China, Italy and Norway in group play.

SCHEDULE
Group A
April 2 Mexico vs. Jamaica 7:30 p.m. PT
April 4 USA vs. Jamaica 7:30 p.m. PT
April 6Mexico vs. USA 1:30 p.m. PT
Group B
April 2Trinidad & Tobago vs. Canada 5 p.m. PT
April 4 Costa Rica vs. Trinidad & Tobago 5 p.m. PT
April 6 Canada vs. Costa Rica 11 a.m. PT
Semifinals
April 9 Winner Group A vs. Runner-up Group B 5 p.m. PT
April 9Winner Group B vs. Runner-up Group A 7:30 p.m. PT
Finals
April 12Third-place Game 5 p.m. PT
April 12Championship 7:30 p.m. PT

 

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
USA-Costa Rica: Olympic tuneups end with easy win    
The USA closed out its preparations for the Olympic women's soccer tournament on Friday when it ...
Video Pick: Golazo by Dortmund's Dembele vs. Manchester United    
Why did Borussia Dortmund spend a reported $15 million to get 19-year-old Ousmane Dembele from French ...
Arsenal names roster for U.S. trip    
Arsenal's preliminary list of players who will travel to the United States includes American midfielder Gedion ...
What They're Saying: Axel Sjoberg    
"I don't think I have to sell myself to Dominic Kinnear. He picked the team and ...
USA-Costa Rica: Scorcher expected for final Rio tuneup    
The USA plays its last game before it heads off to the Rio Olympics when it ...
MLS Countdown: Marsch comments roil waters for derby    
Three times a year comes the question: will New York be red or blue? The Hudson ...
Crowd Count: FC Cincinnati sets another USL record    
FC Cincinnati set a USL single-season attendance record when it drew 16,127 fans Wednesday at Nippert ...
MLS Countdown: Quakes duo has red cards rescinded    
The San Jose Earthquakes will have their Panamaniacs available for a game at Real Salt Lake ...
MLS Moves: Orlando bolsters backline with Aja signing    
The first player signed by Orlando City after the hiring of head coach Jason Kreis has ...
U.S. Abroad: Ankle injury sidelines Hyndman    
Emerson Hyndman, who joined Premier League club Bournemouth from Fulham as a free agent in the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives