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Morning Kickaround

*The link to my DCU-Crew match report with a slide show included. Video highlights here.

*Looking ahead, the draws for the Olympic soccer tournaments will take place Sunday morning (7 a.m. ET) on The final qualifier will be determined Saturday when Brazil plays Ghana in a women's playoff. Matches will be played in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenyang and Qinhuangdao. The teams:

Men -- China, Argentina, Brazil, USA, Honduras, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia.

Women -- China, Argentina, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Germany, Norway, Sweden, North Korea, Japan, Nigeria, Brazil/Ghana.

*More than 1,200 tickets have been purchased in the American supporters' sections by U.S.-based fans for the England-USA friendly at Wembley on May 28. An impressive number.

*At 3 p.m. today, stop what you are doing: The Commish's blog debuts on the MLS Web site. Let the countdown begin!

*For a good cause, D.C. Collegiates for African Aid will hold a 4 v 4 tournament at American University's Reeves Field on Sunday to "raise money for Tanzanian organizations who specifically use soccer as a means of educating youth on HIV/AIDS prevention." The event is being organized by AU player Irene Karistinos. More information is available here.

Finally, as the most cultured soccer blog around, we offer a tribute to E Street band member Danny Federici, who passed away yesterday at age 58. He had melanoma.

By Steve Goff  |  April 18, 2008; 9:12 AM ET
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