The US males’s nationwide staff will kick off the 2024 calendar with a pleasant in opposition to Slovenia on January 20 at Toyota Discipline in San Antonio, Texas.
The match falls exterior of an official FIFA Worldwide window, however throughout the Main League Soccer offseason. US Soccer communicated the pleasant permits for the ‘subsequent era of gamers’ to take part in a coaching camp and recreation.
“This is a chance for us to determine and work with the following era of gamers who’ve the potential to make an impression on our program,” USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter stated.
“With the World Cup coming to america in 2026, we’ve positioned an enormous precedence on getting as many gamers as doable expertise in essential competitions. Between the Olympics, Concacaf Nations League and Copa America, the probabilities are there for gamers to make a press release, and for a lot of of them the sport in San Antonio may be an essential first step.”
The American facet returns to San Antonio for the second time, first that includes at Toyota Stadium in 2015.
“We’re excited to return to San Antonio for the primary time since 2015. As a part of our core mission to develop the sport, we expect it is essential to carry the Nationwide Groups to totally different markets throughout america in addition to showcase the good work being achieved in any respect ranges of the game,” U.S. Soccer Chief Industrial Officer Dave Wright stated.
“San Antonio actually deserves that recognition, and we would wish to thank the Metropolis of San Antonio, Spurs Sports activities & Leisure, and San Antonio FC for his or her unimaginable partnership and assist to this point. The match in opposition to Slovenia guarantees to be nice showcase for soccer in South Texas.”
The USMNT will put together to take part within the Concacaf Nations League, Paris Olympics and the Copa America in 2024.