Aug. 10, 2004
HERAKLION, Greece (Aug. 10, 2004) - The U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer Team held its final training before the start of the 2004 Olympics on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the match venue of Pankritio Stadium, hustling through the team’s 45 minutes of allotted time on the stadium pitch. The USA vs. Greece match, which kicks off at the same time as three other women’s soccer matches across Greece, will be the first events of the Olympics and the eyes of the Olympic world will be on the game. The Opening Ceremonies take place in Athens on Friday (August 13), but the USA-Greece match will be preceded by an Opening Gala followed by the kickoff at 6 p.m. local / 11 a.m. ET live on MSNBC. Play-by-play announcer JP Dellacamera will call the action while Lori Walker will provide color commentary. The U.S. team started their Olympic preparations on January 12 of this year and tomorrow culminates seven months of hard work toward the Olympics.