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US to play France, Ireland and Paraguay in football friendlies

US to play France, Ireland and Paraguay in football friendlies

The USMNT is now 25 in the FIFA Men's World Rankings, while Paraguay in ranked 31. A week later, it's a trip to Groupama Stadium in Lyon - site of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final - to play No. 9-ranked France.

"North Carolina Football Club, in coordination with the Town of Cary, is excited to host the U.S. Men's National Team vs. Paraguay game here at Sahlen's Stadium", said President and General Manager Curt Johnson.

The match will kickoff at 7 p.m.at Sahlen's Stadium.

This will be the second time WakeMed Soccer Park has hosted a USA national soccer team match in a span of just over five months.

The game against the South American country will take place during the March worldwide break, while the two European friendlies are set for June.

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The US Soccer Federation on Monday confirmed that the US national team will be participating in a trio of friendlies in the first half of 2017 as it continues to rebound from the disappointment of missing out on the 2018 World Cup. North Carolina FC and NC Courage owner Steve Malik is a member of the USSF Board of Directors. The US has only played in Cary once, a 1-1 tie with Jamaica on April, 11, 2006.

With Sarachan in charge, the US men are 0-0-2, drawing Portugal 1-1 in November before playing Bosnia-Herzegovina to a 0-0 draw to close last month's January camp. Most recently the teams met in the group stage of the Copa America Centenario in 2016, with the US using a Clint Dempsey goal to win 1-0 and finish atop its group.

The national team is now led by interim coach Dave Sarachan, who guided the team to a 1-1 friendly result against Portugal in November and a 0-0 draw against Bosnia & Herzegovina last month.

Prior to individual tickets going on sale, NCFC season ticket members as well as 12 and 18 voucher pack Flex Members who purchase their season packs by Friday, Feb. 16, will get an exclusive pre-sale which begins on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m.


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