Sports Now

Sports news from Los Angeles and beyond

« Previous Post | Sports Now Home | Next Post »

U.S. Soccer cancels February game against Egypt in Cairo

January 31, 2011 |  1:08 pm

Bradley_250 The planned U.S. men's national soccer team game against Egypt in Cairo on Feb. 9 has been canceled as a result of the unrest in Egypt.

In a statement released Monday afternoon, U.S. Soccer said the decision was made "due to the current conditions in the country" and came after other options were explored to find another opponent.

The decision means that the next games for Coach Bob Bradley's team will be against Argentina on March 26 in East Rutherford, N.J., and against Paraguay on March 29 in Nashville, Tenn.

In other national team news on Monday, Bradley's son, Michael, was sent on loan to Aston Villa in England from Borussie Moenchengladbach in Germany, and forward Robbie Findley completed his move from Real Salt Lake to Nottingham Forest in England.

-- Grahame L. Jones

Photo: Michael and Bob Bradley. Credit: Elise Amendola / Associated Press

Comments 

Advertisement










Video