US To Host World Cup Qualifier Against Jamaica In Austin
Zeeshan Mehtab 2 months ago Fri 23rd July 2021 | 08:20 AM
Washington, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jul, 2021 ) :The United States will play host to Jamaica in a 2022 World Cup qualifying match on October 7 in Austin, Texas, the US Soccer Federation announced Thursday.
"What has been happening in Austin the last couple years is extraordinary," US men's national team coach Gregg Berhalter said. "It's amazing the way the city has embraced the sport, the world-class facilities they have developed and most importantly for us the atmosphere the fans create in the stadium.
"That's precisely the type of environment we need for our home World Cup Qualifiers and I know it's something our players value and appreciate.
" The Americans own a 17-3 with eight drawn record overall against Jamaica, ahead of the team's meeting in a Gold Cup semi-final Sunday, with a 7-1 with six drawn mark in World Cup qualifying matches.
Eight North American teams will play a home and away round robin qualifying tournament to determine three teams who qualify for Qatar 2022. The fourth-place finisher faces an international playoff for a last spot.