U.S. to open World Cup qualifying in California

February 4, 2008
HOUSTON -- The United States will play its first home qualifier for the 2010 World Cup at Carson, Calif., on June 15 against Barbados or Dominica.

The second-leg of the home-and-home, total-goals series will be played the following weekend in the Caribbean. The winner advances to a semifinal group likely to include Cuba, Guatemala, and Trinidad and Tobago.

In the first round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region, Dominica hosts Barbados on Wednesday, ...

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