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Naeher back with US team after recovering from injury

Jan. 24, 2022 17:40 PM EST

After her heartbreaking exit from the Tokyo Olympics, Alyssa Naeher is back with the U.S. women's national team. Naeher, who was knocked out of the Summer Games by a hyperextended right knee and a bone contusion, is training with the team at its camp in Austin, Texas. “I’m 100%,...

6 reported killed in stampede at African Cup soccer game

Jan. 24, 2022 17:01 PM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — At least six people have died in a stampede outside a stadium hosting an African Cup of Nations soccer game in Cameroon, an official said Monday. Naseri Paul Biya, governor of the central region of Cameroon, said there could be more casualties. ...

Authorities: 17 dead in nightclub fire in Cameroon's capital

Jan. 23, 2022 14:05 PM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A fire erupted at a popular nightclub in the Cameroon capital of Yaounde, setting off explosions that killed at least 17 people and seriously injured seven others, government officials said Sunday. The tragedy comes as the central African country hosts...

Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 21:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers. Gio Reyna and Aaron Long were left off along with defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream, and forwards Daryl Dike, Jordan...

Young players highlight first US women's camp of 2022

Jan. 21, 2022 19:06 PM EST

The new year has brought new faces to the U.S. women's national team. The back-to-back World Cup champions opened their January camp in Austin, Texas, with 14 players who have fewer than 12 appearances for the United States. Coach Vlatko Andonovski is taking a look at...

Africa's soccer show a virus risk and a vaccine opportunity

Jan. 21, 2022 05:43 AM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The risk is obvious when you hold a major international soccer tournament right after the emergence of the omicron variant and in a country with precariously low COVID-19 vaccination levels. Less evident is the opportunity it may bring in the fight against...

Bassett loaned to Feyenoord by Rapids through 2022-23 season

Jan. 20, 2022 17:16 PM EST

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Midfielder Cole Bassett was loaned Wednesday by Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids to the Dutch club Feyenoord through the 2022-23 season. Bassett agreed to a three-year contract with Colorado through the 2024 season. Feyenoord has an option to...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Video review added for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers

Jan. 20, 2022 02:13 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF will institute video review during the final two windows of World Cup qualifying starting next week. The governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean was criticized by U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter in September for its lack of Video...

Pérez not on El Salvador roster for World Cup qualifier

Jan. 19, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Former American forward Joshua Pérez was not on the roster of the El Salvador team coached by his uncle, Hugo Pérez, for training in Indianapolis ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against the United States. Pérez was a teammate of Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams on the...