Sweet home Alabama

December 22, 2004
By Aris Ohanessian, USSOCCERUK.COM
Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama has been chosen by the United States Soccer Federation for the first home qualifier in March when the national team will face Guatemala.

It will be the third time Birmingham, home of Auburn University, will host the national team, but it is the first World Cup qualifier for the stadium. In March of 2002, the U.S. beat Ecuador 1-0 on an Eddie Lewis goal - but the stakes will be much, much bigger on March 31st.

"Birmingham has been a great host ...

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