OLYMPICS: Mexico opens vs. T&T
CONCACAF has presented the schedule for March's Olympic qualifying tournament, and Mexico will be facing Trinidad & Tobago on opening night of Group B play at Home Depot Center.
Honduras will meet Panama in the 6 p.m. opener on Friday, March 23, with El Tri and the Soca Warriors clashing at 8. Doubleheaders also will be played at HDC on Sunday, March 25, and Tuesday, March 27.
Group A, headed by the U.S., will play in Nashville, Tenn., and the semifinals and finals are slated for Kansas City, Kan. The finalists will advance to next summer's London Games.
The full schedule:
- GROUP A (LP Field, Nashville, Tenn.)
Thursday, March 22
El Salvador vs. Canada, 3:30 p.m.
United States vs. Cuba, 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 24
Cuba vs. El Salvador, 1:30 p.m.
United States vs. Canada, 4 p.m.
Monday, March 26
Canada vs. Cuba, 3:30 p.m.
United States vs. El Salvador, 6 p.m.
- GROUP B (Home Depot Center, Carson)
Friday, March 23
Honduras vs. Panama, 6 p.m.
Mexico vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 25
Panama vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 1:30 p.m.
Mexico vs. Honduras, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, March 27
Honduras vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 6 p.m.
Mexico vs. Panama, 8:30 p.m.
- FINAL FOUR (Livestrong Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan.)
Saturday, March 31
B1 vs. A2, 3 p.m.
A1 vs. B2, 6 p.m.
Monday, April 2
Semifinal winner, 5 p.m.
All times Pacific