Injury forces Dynamo’s Ashe to leave US team

Injury forces Dynamo’s Ashe to leave US team

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Injury forces Dynamo’s Ashe to leave US team

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by Associated Press

khou.com

Posted on May 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM

CLEVELAND -- Midfielder Maurice Edu has dropped out of the U.S. men’s training camp ahead of the next World Cup qualifiers because of a sports hernia.

Edu, fellow midfielder Brek Shea and defender Corey Ashe all withdrew Monday. No replacements were added to the roster, which now stands at 28 players. Shea, who has a lingering calf strain, is returning to Dallas for treatment and could rejoin the U.S. team at a later date.

The Americans play Belgium here Wednesday in an exhibition. They also have an exhibition against Germany on June 2 before resuming World Cup qualifying. Seeking its seventh straight World Cup berth, the U.S. travels to Jamaica on June 7, plays Panama four days later in Seattle, and then faces Honduras in Salt Lake City on June 18.

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