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Berhalter calls 28 players for USA vs. Jamaica

U.S. MNT head coach Gregg Berhalter / Photo courtesy of LA Times

U.S. MNT head coach Gregg Berhalter has summoned 19 additional senior players to training camp in Annapolis, Md., bringing the total number to 28 that will train in advance of the rematch of the 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup final against Jamaica on June 5 in Washington, D.C. Kickoff for the USA’s first visit to Audi Field is set for 7 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on FS1, UniMas and UDN.

The final list of 23 players for the Gold Cup is due by midnight of June 5. The official announcement will take place the following day.

“After a great week of training, we now enter the phase of playing competitive matches,” Berhalter said. “The game against Jamaica will represent an opportunity for us to evaluate new prospects as well continue to develop the group for the Gold Cup. We are excited about the group coming in and the opportunity ahead of us this summer.”

Following the Jamaica game, the MNT will make its first visit to Cincinnati and will face Venezuela on June 9 in its final preparation match for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Kickoff at Nippert Stadium is set for 2 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast on FOX and UniMás.

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World Cup 2019: One Team, One Nation with Morgan Brian

In this episode of 23 Stories, presented by Volkswagen, U.S. WNT midfielder Morgan Brian speaks about one of her favorite things — pick-up soccer — and how it has played a big part of her soccer and life path as she navigated some adversity over the past few years to make her second Women’s World Cup Team.

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The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup is designed for those teams seeking additional challenges to play against teams of similar abilities for a national title. US Youth Soccer Regional Presidents Cup events will determine the regional qualifiers that will compete in the US Youth National Presidents Cup.
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