Liberia, Jamaica friendly canceled

Updated: July 18, 2012, 4:33 PM ET
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A planned match between Liberia and Jamaica in Connecticut was cancelled Tuesday after the promoter acknowledged the teams never agreed to play.

Tickets for the international friendly, scheduled for July 28 at Rentschler Field, went on sale July 9.

Neil Buethe, a spokesman for the United States Soccer Federation, said his organization never gave the match its required sanction, something that is supposed to occur before it is advertised and tickets go on sale.

"There ...

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