U.S. to play exhibition against China

February 26, 2007

NEW YORK -- The United States will play an exhibition game against China on June 2 in San Jose, Calif.

The game, announced Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation, will be the last for the Americans before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean (June 6-24 in the United States) and the Copa America, the championship of South America.

At the Copa America, which will be held in Venezuela, the U.S. team is an invited guest and meets Argentina (June 28), Paraguay (July 2) and Colombia (July 5) in the first round.

Upcoming exhibition games include Ecuador (March 25 in Tampa, Fla.) and Guatemala (March 28 in Frisco, Texas).

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