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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

U.S. Soccer Goes South

NEW YORK () -- The United States accepted an invitation to return to the America Cup, South America's soccer championship, and play in the 1995 tournament in Uruguay.

"The more chances we have to play big-time international tournmanent, the better for us,'' Alan Rothenberg, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, said Thursday.

Rothenberg said the federation was getting closer to completing a contract extension with coach Bora Milutinovic.