USA Today -USA -USA- -USAToday- The 2015 USA Cup final will be played on Sunday, April 3, in Kansas City, Missouri, the venue for the 2017 World Cup.
The final will feature the USA men’s and women’s national teams, with the winner of the Men’s and Women’s World Cup advancing to the finals for the first time since 2002.
The USA will be joined by Australia, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, Spain, Norway, Chile, Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica in the semifinals.
The USA will face Russia on Friday in a game that will determine who will host the 2019 World Cup, while Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Japan will play in the quarterfinals.
On Saturday, the USA will play Germany in a match that will decide the host country for the 2019 FIFA World Cup finals, with both teams having won their respective nations’ FIFA World Cups.
In the final match of the day, the hosts, Germany, will face the hosts and defending World Cup champions Argentina, who will take on Mexico on Sunday.
“The U.S. has earned its place in the World Cup quarterfinals and is looking forward to competing for a chance at a berth at the 2019 finals,” USA Soccer President Sunil Gulati said in a statement.
“We’re excited to play a team that has won three World Cups in a row and is currently leading the world in points per game, with a record of 9.9.”
The 2018 final between the USA and Argentina was played in the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup.