Posted April 04, 2020 06:50:48The US men’s national team has qualified for the 2020 Rio Olympics, as their qualifying tournament at the Women’s World Cup kicks off tomorrow.
The USA’s women’s team qualified for Rio last year, while Australia and Sweden have also qualified.
The Americans have now qualified for eight consecutive tournaments, with their previous tournament being the World Cup in 2006, which they lost to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals.
The women’s final, which will take place in the US state of New York, will be played on Saturday, April 9, 2020.
The first game will be between the USA and the Netherlands.
The Netherlands will be looking to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.
The US squad has already qualified for every major tournament since 2006.
The team is led by the US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, with three new additions to the squad: midfielder Megan Rapinoe and goalkeeper Hope Solo.
The other three players in the squad are defender Julie Johnston, forward Christine Sinclair and defender Stephanie Labbe.
The last time the Americans qualified for a World Cup was at the 2002 edition in Germany, which ended in a 2-1 win for Germany.
Ahead of the women’s match, the USA squad will be making their way to Rio for the World Championship on June 13.
The final match is set for the USA on June 20.