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Eyeing Qatar 2022 World Cup, US to train at Aspire Academy

Doha, Qatar: The United States football team, hoping to qualify for the Wold Cup in 2022 in Qatar, will have a 20-day training camp at Aspire Academy in Doha.

Coach Gregg Berhalter has called 25 players to participate in the camp whichc will start on January 5.

“With the confidence and anticipation of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the USMNT (US Men’s National Team) will take a first opportunity to experience the football facilities, customs, weather, and other logistical and performance considerations in the host nation (Qatar). Utilizing similar opportunities prior to the World Cups in South Africa and Brazil proved extremely beneficial in the team’s planning and preparations for those tournaments.” said, the official website of  US Soccer.

The January Camp, along with the friendlies against Costa Rica and away to the Netherlands in March, are the prelude to the important official competitions for the USMNT in 2020.

Bayern Munich, Ajax Amsterdam, Club Brugge, KAS Eupen and Galatasaray are some of the other teams that will be in Doha in January.



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