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Tickets for Final Two U.S. Home Qualifiers on Sale July 16


CHICAGO (Thursday, July 12, 2001) - Tickets for the United States Men's National Team's final two home matches against Honduras and Jamaica will go on sale Monday, July 16, with individual seats for the Honduras match in D.C. available beginning August 1. The U.S. hosts Honduras on Matchday Seven of CONCACAF Final Round qualifying at RFK Stadium on Saturday, September 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN2. The USA completes its home fixture list against the Reggae Boyz on Sunday, October 7 at Foxboro Stadium. Kickoff is 2:00 p.m. ET, and the match will be televised live on ABC.

The September 1 showdown will be part of a soccer doubleheader, with Major League Soccer's D.C. United hosting the Tampa Bay Mutiny at 12:30 p.m. ET following the USA-Honduras clash.

The United States has a 7-2-3 record at RFK Stadium since 1990. In one of the greatest atmospheres ever created for a U.S. soccer event, the USA earned a crucial 1-0 victory against Guatemala in the semifinal round of last year's qualifying before 51,996 fans on September 3, 2000.

Group tickets for the D.C. match go on sale beginning July 16 and can be purchased through the D.C. United front office by calling 703-478-6600. Individual tickets will be available beginning August 1, with prices for the doubleheader ranging from $40-85. Individual tickets can be purchased at all Washington-Baltimore area Ticketmaster Outlets (including Hecht's, Tower Records and Kemp Mill Music Stores) and the RFK Stadium Ticket Office (open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.). Individual tickets can also be charged by phone by calling 202-432-7328 or 800-551-7328.

The USA plays its final home match of the Hexagonal at historic Foxboro Stadium, where the United States enjoys an unbeaten 6-0-3 lifetime record. The USA played a previous qualifier in Foxboro earlier this year, Ante Razov scoring the fastest goal in U.S. World Cup qualifying history in leading the U.S. to a 2-0 win against Trinidad and Tobago before a midweek crowd of 31,211 on June 20.

Advance ticket prices for the October 7 match against Jamaica range from $30-75. Tickets are available at all New England area Ticketmaster Outlets (including Filene's, Tower Records and HMV Record Stores) and the Foxboro Stadium ticket office (open Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Tickets can be charged by phone by calling 617.931.2222 or 1-877-GET-REVS.

 

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