May 2, 2012
U.S. will face Jamaica Sept 11.
CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will be on familiar turf when they take on Jamaica at Columbus Crew Stadium on Sept. 11 (8pm ET) for the second home match of Semifinal Round qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The United States has never lost in Columbus.
The match will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and ESPN3. Fans can also follow on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer . Ticket information will be available at a later date.
"Playing a World Cup qualifier in Columbus makes perfect sense, from the quality of the venue to the amazing history the U.S. team has at Columbus Crew Stadium," said U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. "The support of the home crowd for these qualifiers can be a big positive for the team, and the fans in Columbus have shown time and time again how much they appreciate the National Team. I have always heard how great a host Columbus is for these games, and I'm looking forward to experiencing it for myself."
The United States will begin their World Cup qualifying campaign June 8 against Antigua & Barbuda at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Semifinal Round opener kicks off at 7 p.m. ET, with live coverage on ESPN, ESPN3.