The United States men’s national team has been drawn into a group with Canada, Cuba and Panama for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying.
The U.S. will be in Group A and open with two games at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, against Canada on Oct. 1 and Cuba on Oct. 3. The team concludes group play against Panama in Commerce City, Colorado, on Oct. 6.
Group B includes Mexico, Honduras, Haiti and the winner of the UNCAF playoff between Costa Rica and Guatemala. The top two finishers from Groups A and B will advance to the semifinals in Sandy, Utah, on Oct. 10.
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The semifinal winners advance to the Oct. 13 final in Sandy and qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
The qualifying tournament is an under-23 competition. Mexico won the event in 2012, while the U.S. was eliminated during the group stage of qualifying.
This story corrects last paragraph to qualifying tournament is an under-23 competition