US sets venues for home World Cup qualifiers

The U.S. has announced the venues for its final four home World

Cup qualifiers.

The Americans, who lost 2-1 to Honduras on Feb. 6, play their

first home match of qualifying against Costa Rica on Friday night

at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.

The other U.S. home games are against Panama on June 11 in

Seattle; against Honduras on June 18 in Sandy, Utah; against Mexico

on Sept. 10 in Columbus, Ohio; and against Jamaica on Oct. 11 in

Kansas City, Kan.

The men’s national team also will play Germany on June 2 at RFK

Stadium in Washington, D.C., as part of U.S. Soccer’s 100th

anniversary celebration. The women’s national team is to play

Canada at BMOM Field in Toronto the same day.