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Sports Minute: US Olympic qualifying roster minus 5 from World Cup team

1 year 4 days 3 hours ago Friday, January 17 2020 Jan 17, 2020 January 17, 2020 11:22 AM January 17, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By ANNE M. PETERSON
AP Sports Writer

Twenty players have been named to the U.S. women's soccer team that will play for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. Coach Vlatko Andonovski announced the roster for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament Friday. The roster includes 18 players who were on the team that won the Women's World Cup last summer in France. The United States will vie for an Olympic berth in the tournament starting later this month in Houston. The semifinals and final are in Carson, California, in early February.

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