“This schedule checks a lot of important boxes in our preparation for the World Cup. We’ll get to experience a variety of teams in regard to their strengths and styles of play and almost all of the countries will be in their World Cup preparation as well,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said in a statement Thursday.
The U.S. will learn its opponents for the group stage of the World Cup on Saturday when the draw is held in Paris.
The schedule, including date, opponent, tournament (if applicable), arena and city:
Jan. 19, France, Stade Oceane, Le Havre, France.
Jan. 22, Spain, Estadio Jose Rico Perez, Alicante, Spain.
Feb. 27, Japan, SheBelieves Cup, Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania.