(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) The United States will play Germany and Ghana in the first round of next year's World Cup, facing the nations that eliminated the Americans from the last three tournaments.
Making their seventh straight appearance at soccer's showcase, the Americans were drawn Friday into Group G and will play Ghana in Natal on June 16. They will close group play against Germany on June 26 at Recife.
Their opponent for the second game was still to be determined.