U.S. To Hold Pre-World Cup Training Camp At Princeton University
Team to Train at Roberts Stadium from May 17-23 in Preparation for
Send-Off Series Matches Against Czech Republic and Turkey
CHICAGO (April 21, 2010) â€” The U.S. Menâ€™s National Team has selected Princeton University as the site of its Pre-World Cup training camp in the United States. Players and coaches will begin to report May 15 for the eight-day camp, with the first training session scheduled for May 17 at Roberts Field. All team training sessions will be closed to the public.
The U.S. Men's National Team will face two of the traditionally stronger teams from Europe in the Czech Republic and Turkey in the Send-Off Series prior to departing for South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The USA will meet the Czech Republic on May 25 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., at 8 p.m. ET before playing its final home tune-up match against Turkey on May 29 in Philadelphia. The game in Hartford will be broadcast live on ESPN and Galavision, while kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field is set for 2 p.m. ET, with ESPN2 and Galavision providing the television broadcast. Fans can also follow the matches live on ussoccer.comâ€™s MatchTracker and at twitter.com/ussoccer.