U.S. Beach Soccer Team to Face Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico in 2008 CONCACAF Championship
CHICAGO (March 25, 2008) -- The U.S. Beach Soccer Team is set to play Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico in the 2008 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship, from April 17-19 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
The four teams will play in a round-robin tournament, with the top two finishers advancing to the 2008 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Marseilles, France from July 17-27.
In 2007, the U.S. and Mexico advanced to the World Cup, where the US. came within seconds of advancing out of the group stage, but finished their campaign with a 1-2 record in group play, topping Iran in their second match.
2008 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship
Date Match-up Time (Local)
April 17 USA vs. Costa Rica 5:15 p.m.
April 17 El Salvador vs. Mexico 6:30 p.m.
April 18 USA vs. El Salvadora 5:15 p.m.
April 18 Mexico vs. Costa Rica 6:30 p.m.
April 19 Costa Rica vs. El Salvador 5:15 p.m.
April 19 Mexico vs. USA 6:30 p.m.