Credential Pick Up: You can pick up your credentials at the U.S. MNT training sessions listed below from David Applegate with U.S. Soccer. For those unable to pick up credentials in advance, media will call opens two hours prior to kickoff at SAS Soccer Park's ticket windows.
Parking: A limited number of parking passes can be picked up at the U.S. training sessions.
Media Facilities: Press box seating is limited at this venue, and priority seating will be given to daily newspapers on deadline. Alternate seating with power and a table top will be provided for media that are not seated in the press box. There will be a media area available in the post-game press conference, in addition to the press box following the game.
Phone/Internet Access: There is expected to be wireless internet access available in the main press box and other media areas, as well as a limited number of pool phone lines for the media to share.
The U.S. will arrive beginning on Sunday, April 9 and will train that afternoon at SAS Soccer Park at 6 p.m. The entire training session will be open to the media, and interviews will follow. On Monday, April 10, the U.S. will train in the main stadium at SAS Soccer Park at 4 p.m. The training session will last approximately one hour, and only the final 15 minutes will be open to media. Interviews will follow this session as well.
Day of Game: There will not be any interviews on the day of the game until post-game. Manager Bruce Arena and select players will be available for interviews in a press conference following the game. Additional players will be available in the mixed zone.
Jamaica Training: Jamaica will be training at 7 p.m. on Monday evening.
CARY, N.C. – April 9-11, 2006
-- Tentative & Subject to Change --
-- All Times are Local (ET); For planning purposes only, not for public release --
Sunday, April 9
6 p.m. U.S. MNT Training at SAS Soccer Park (Training Field) - OPEN TO MEDIA
Monday, April 10
4 p.m. U.S. MNT Training at SAS Soccer Park (Main Stadium) - FINAL 15 MINUTES OPEN TO MEDIA
7 p.m. Jamaica MNT Training at SAS Soccer Park (Main Stadium)
Tuesday, April 11
5 p.m. Media Will Call Opens at SAS Soccer Park
7 p.m. U.S. vs. Jamaica
U.S. Soccer Contact Info:
Michael Kammarman, U.S. MNT Press Officer (Interviews)
Phone: 312-528-1246 / Mobile: 312-371-8609
David Applegate (Credentials)
Phone: 312-528-1307 / Mobile: 773-354-3968