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US Men's Soccer To Play International Tournament In Tampa

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The US Mens National Team played against Cuba in Baltimore in 2015.

The U.S. Men's National soccer team will be playing at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium in July as part of international soccer's upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup.
 
The stadium is one of 14 across the country that will host games in July. 

 
The United States opens the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 8 at Nashville, Tennessee.
 
It plays four days later at Tampa, and closes Group B play in the first round on July 15 at Cleveland.
The regional body said Monday that defending champion Mexico, seeded in Group C, opens July 9 at San Diego. It plays four days later at Denver and completes group play July 16 at San Antonio.
 

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Three young fans react during the 2011 CONCACAF match at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium. The U.S. lost to Panama.

Group A Matches will be July 7 at Harrison, New Jersey, July 11 at Houston and July 14 at Frisco, Texas.

Knockout stage games in the tournament, which takes place in odd-numbered years, will be at Arlington, Texas; Glendale, Arizona; Pasadena, California, Philadelphia; and Santa Clara, California. The final is July 26.
 
Canada, Curacao, French Guyana, Jamaica and Martinique also have qualified for the 12-nation field.