Saturday kickaround: Maryland Terrapins, NCAA tournaments, Crystal Palace Baltimore, Jose Torres, World Cup decisions
*Read my feature about Zac MacMath, the University of Maryland and U.S. under-20 goalkeeper who is ready to turn pro. The Terrapins face Michigan at 1 p.m. today in the NCAA quarterfinals. *One quarterfinal is already in the books, and it had a familiar ending. For the third consecutive week,...
| December 4, 2010; 10:15 AM ET |
Categories: 2018 World Cup, 2022 World Cup, Americans Abroad, College Soccer, FIFA, MLS, Mexico, U.S. men's national team, USA 2nd division, Women | Tags: FIFA, MLS, college soccer
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A Post videographer was at the Newseum today to capture the reaction after the United States lost the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. United Coach Ben Olsen is among the interviewees. Video from happier times here....
(Most info taken from Qatar's entry in the CIA World Fact Book here.) Population: Either 840,926 (CIA Fact Book estimate) or 1,699,435 (Qatar census estimate). Languages: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language. Time zone: East Africa Time (currently eight hours ahead of Eastern United States). Current FIFA...
Qatar beats out the United States for the rights to host the 2022 World Cup, FIFA announced Thursday in Zurich. Russia wins the 2018 rights.