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U.S. women to play Russia in Florida on Feb. 8

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Abby Wambach (20) and Sydney Leroux will lead the U.S. women's national team in a friendly against Russia on Feb. 8 in Boca Raton, Fla.

CHICAGO (AP) - The U.S. women's soccer team will play an exhibition against Russia on Feb. 8 at Boca Raton, Fla.

The game, announced Monday, will be the first match between the nations since a 5-1 U.S. win in September 2002. It will be the second match of the year for the Americans following a Jan. 31 meeting with Canada at Frisco, Texas.

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Twenty-eight players were selected for a training camp that starts Wednesday at Carson, Calif., with goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris and midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Morgan Brian joining the group that trained last month.

The roster:

Goalkeepers: Nicole Barnhart (Kansas City), Ashlyn Harris (Washington), Jill Loyden (Sky Blue), Alyssa Naeher (Boston), Hope Solo (Seattle)

Defenders: Rachel Buehler (Portland), Stephanie Cox (Seattle), Crystal Dunn (North Carolina), Whitney Engen (Tyreso, Sweden), Meghan Klingenberg (Tyreso, Sweden), Ali Krieger (Washington), Kristie Mewis (Boston), Christie Rampone (Sky Blue), Becky Sauerbrunn (Kansas City)

Midfielders: Yael Averbuch (Washington), Morgan Brian (Virginia), Amber Brooks (Portland), Lauren Holiday (Kansas City), Julie Johnston (Santa Clara), Carli Lloyd (Western New York), Heather O'Reilly (Boston), Megan Rapinoe (Lyon, France), Erika Tymrak (Kansas City)

Forwards: Sarah Hagen (Bayern Munich, Germany), Sydney Leroux (Seattle), Christen Press (Tyreso, Sweden), Amy Rodriguez (Kansas City), Abby Wambach (Western New York)

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