US to play Ecuador, Bolivia; host qualifier in Florida

CHICAGO (AP) The U.S. will host exhibition games against Ecuador and Bolivia ahead of the Copa America Centenario and scheduled its home World Cup qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago in Jacksonville, Florida.

The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Tuesday that the Americans will meet Ecuador on May 25 at Frisco, Texas. They will play Bolivia three days later in Kansas City, Kansas.

At the Copa America, the Americans open against Colombia on June 3 in Santa Clara, California, play Costa Rica four days later in Chicago and close the first round against Paraguay on June 11 in Philadelphia.

The World Cup qualifier will be Sept. 6, four days after the Americans play a qualifier in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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