The US women’s national soccer team qualified for Tokyo 2020, and almost 1.5 million watched as Vlatko Andoski’s crew pulled it off.
Almost 1.5 million people watched as the US women’s national soccer team made their latest achievement –their ticket to Tokyo 2020 for the Summer Olympics, which came after defeating Mexico in semifinals with an outstanding 4-0 win and then claiming the title against Canada.
According to rating monitoring, the US-Mexico match was the most-watched of the entire CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, drawing more viewers than the final game, which ranked 3rd most-watched.
The face-off between Americans and Mexicans was watched by 366,000 people on FS1, while the game against Canada was watched by 307,000. The match against Costa Rica also claimed more viewers than the final game with 325,000.
The US team will now face a new challenge before the Summer Olympics, as they get ready to play against England, Spain and Japan at the She Believes Cup in March.
After the tournament, the team will play two friendly encounters with Australia and Brazil in April. Plus, the draw for the Summer Olympics is yet to be announced.
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