Report: Venue chosen for USA-Ukraine match

Report: Venue chosen for USA-Ukraine match

U.S. Men's National Team

Report: Venue chosen for USA-Ukraine match

Landon Donovan

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By DAN KARELL

A venue in Cyprus for the upcoming U.S. Men’s National Team match against Ukraine has been announced.

After agreeing to move the match out of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv due to civil unrest, the Ukrainian Football Federation announced on their website that the match will be held in Larnaca at the Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, a 10,230-seat capacity stadium that’s home to Cypriot club Anorthosis Famagusta.

U.S. Soccer has yet to officially comment on the announcement.

The USMNT will take part in a training camp in Frankfurt, Germany before departing for the friendly match in Cyprus. Ukraine will be the last opponent the U.S. faces before World Cup a preliminary list of 30 players for the World Cup must be submitted.

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