US Soccer: rumors of canceled Turkey friendly are false

US Soccer: rumors of canceled Turkey friendly are false

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US Soccer: rumors of canceled Turkey friendly are false

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Rumors making the rounds on the internet on Friday had the Turkish national team cancelling its scheduled friendly vs. the United States on May 29 in Philadelphia, but the U.S. Soccer Federation called the rumors unfounded.

"We have not been notified by the Turkish federation of any cancellation," said U.S. Soccer spokesman Neil Buethe.

The Turkey friendly, set for Lincoln Financial Field, is the U.S. national team's final home match before departing for South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. The match is one of two friendlies Turkey is playing in the United States, including a match at Red Bull Arena vs. the Czech Republic on May 22nd.

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