The World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team will play Ireland in a Jan. 23 friendly at San Diego's
The two teams will also play a Jan. 25 game behind closed doors.
The U.S., winner of the last three Olympic finals, would become the first women's team in history to win a World Cup and an Olympic title in consecutive years if it strikes gold again in Rio de Janeiro next summer.
Tickets for the match will go on sale Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. PST at ussoccer.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers in the San Diego area.
The game will follow the team's winter training camp in Southern California. The eight-team Olympic qualifier will be played Feb. 10-21 in Texas.