The goal is in sight for the U.S. U23 national team.
A few hours before the senior team battles Mexico for regional supremacy on Saturday, the U23s will be taking on Honduras in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. If Andi Herzog and his players are victorious, they can start booking tickets to next summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Lose, and well, it gets complicated.
The qualifying format is more forgiving than in years past, in that the third place team out of...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand Football says it will appeal the decision of the Oceania Football Confederation to disqualify its under-23 team from the regional Olympic qualifying tournament for fielding an ineligible player.
The Oceania disciplinary committee ruled on Sunday that New Zealand should be ejected from the tournament final in Papua New Guinea for playing an ineligible player in a 2-0 semifinal win over Vanuatu.
Vanuatu was awarded the match and went on to play Fiji in Sunday's...
New Zealand has been ejected from Sunday's final of the Oceania Olympic qualifying football series after being found to have fielded an ineligible player during a semifinal against Vanuatu.
The Oceania Football Confederation disciplinary committee has upheld a protest lodged by the Vanuatu Football Federation which claimed South Africa-born defender Deklan Wynne was not eligible to play in the match.
Wynne has represented New Zealand at under-20 and senior level this year after becoming a naturalized...
DFB director of sports Hansi Flick said that it would be against the Olympic spirit if players like Phillip Lahm, Per Mertesacker or Miroslav Klose would be included in the German football team for Rio 2016.
Lahm, Mertesacker and Klose -- all of whom retired from international duty after being crowned World Cup champions in 2014 -- reportedly were considering a comeback at next year's Olympic Games, which uses under-23 squads with the exception of three older players.