The U.S. Men's National Team will play a World Cup qualifier at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park for the first time when it hosts Guatemala on Oct. 16 in the final match of Semifinal Round qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Kickoff in Kansas City is set for 6 p.m. CT, and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Univision family. Fans can also follow on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer. Ticket information will be available at a later date.
"We are very excited to play such an important World Cup qualifier in Kansas City," said U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. "They have an amazing new facility in LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, and the fans have really demonstrated incredible support for soccer in the area. We expect it's going to be a fantastic atmosphere."
The United States will begin their World Cup qualifying campaign this Friday, June 8, against Antigua & Barbuda at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Semifinal Round opener kicks off at 7 p.m. ET, with live coverage on ESPN, ESPN3 and Galavision (TICKETS). The U.S. then faces Guatemala in World Cup qualifying at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 23, at Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City, with live coverage on pay-per-view ustream.tv.
U.S. MNT in Kansas City:
Press release courtesy of www.ussoccer.com
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