August 21, 2013
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY
USA-Jamaica World Cup qualifier
CHICAGO - Tickets for the U.S. Men's National Team's final home match of its 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign on Oct. 11 against Jamaica will go on sale to the public starting Friday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. ET (10 a.m. CT) through ussoccer.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Tickets will not be on sale at the Sporting Park box office.
Kickoff at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan., is set for 5:30 p.m. CT, and the match will be broadcast live on an ESPN network, WatchESPN, UniMas and ESPN Deportes Radio. Fans can also follow along on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer.
Prior to the match, former U.S. Men's National Team forwards Joe-Max Moore and Peter Vermes will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in a ceremony taking place at 2 p.m. CT on the West Plaza of Sporting Park. The event will be free and open to the public. Gates for the Hall of Fame induction open at 1:30 p.m. CT.
The United States currently sits in first place in the Final Round of qualifying, collecting 13 points from six matches. Along with Jamaica, the U.S. is joined by Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama competing in the 10-game round-robin Final Round. The top three teams in the Hexagonal automatically advance to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, while the fourth-place finisher will contest a two-game playoff against Oceania region winner New Zealand.
The U.S. is riding a record-setting 12-match winning streak that began June 2 with a 4-3 victory against then second-ranked Germany in the Centennial Celebration Match and includes three wins in World Cup Qualifying and six straight victories en route to the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup championship.
The U.S. resumes 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying against Costa Rica on Sept. 6 in San Jose (beIN SPORT and ESPN Deportes Radio, 10 p.m. ET). Four days later, a sold-out crowd will watch USA-Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN, UniMas and ESPN Deportes Radio at 8.p,m. ET.