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Thursday, December 23, 2010
Mexico starts 2011 in Atlanta

By Scott French

Mexico will begin preparations in February for next summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup with a game in Atlanta.


The Mexican federation and Soccer United Marketing, Major League Soccer's marketing arm, announced Thursday that El Tri will face Bosnia and Herzegovina on Feb. 9 at the Georgia Dome.

The partnership between Federacion Mexicana de Futbol and SUM is in its ninth year.

In addition, Barcelona has announced its preseason plans for next summer, which will include games in Washington (July 30 vs. Manchester United), Miami (Aug. 3 vs. AC Milan) and Arlington, Texas (Aug. 6 vs. Club America).