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Two teams from the Americans will make it out of the World Cup, and seven will qualify overall in addition to the host nation. Then next year there will be a wild-card tournament to determine the final four qualifiers.
They seem to be very disorganized and their ranking is weak, 23rd!!! That's behind countries like Venezuela, Latvia, Brazil, Turkey and Ukraine. No disrespect to any of those programs--we watched the Venezuelan team in person and they played some fierce ass defense--but come on.
It's funny too because in other sports Canada is making a big push. Their hockey reorganization basically fueled an arms race among international developmental programs, their baseball structure is improving, their soccer program is growing and they just built a ton of new tennis facilities with a 20-year outlook toward becoming a bigger force in the sport.
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