The US U-23 Men's National Team has arrived in Nashville to begin camp ahead of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, which begins on March 22nd for the Yanks. The US side will need to reach the finals of this tournament to claim a spot in this summer's Olympic games.
A finals appearance would require Caleb Porter's squad to come in either of the top two spots of their 4 team group (US, Canada, Cuba and El Salvador) after round-robin play and then a semi-final win over a Group B opponent (Mexico, Honduras, Panama and Trinidad & Tobago).
Here is the U-23s Qualifying Schedule:
US vs. Cuba- March 22nd @ 9pm EST (LP Field in Nashville)
US vs. Canada- March 24th @ 7pm EST (LP Field in Nashville)
US vs. El Salvador- March 26th @ 9pm EST (LP Field in Nashville)
US vs. semi-final opponent (if applicable) - March 31st at Livestrong Sporting Park
US vs. final opponent (if applicable) - April 2nd at Livestrong Sporting Park
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