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USMNT Jan 04, 2020

U.S. Soccer postpones Qatar trip for USMNT due to security concerns

U.S. Soccer has announced that the U.S. Men’s National Team will no longer be kicking off this year’s January training camp in Qatar.

The Federation released a statement on Friday, citing potential security concerns in the region.

U.S. Soccer statement on the Men’s National Team’s January training camp, which was originally scheduled to begin in Doha, Qatar:

Due to the developing situation in the region, U.S. Soccer has decided to postpone traveling to Qatar for the Men’s National Team’s scheduled January training camp. In the meantime, we are working on alternative arrangements in preparation for the match against Costa Rica on February 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. We are working with the Qatar Football Association to find an opportunity in the near future for our team to experience Qatar’s world-class facilities and hospitality.