Tim Weah to serve 2nd game of suspension in CONCACAF Nations League in November

CHICAGO (AP) — American winger Tim Weah will miss the first leg of the CONCACAF Nations League quarterfinal in November to serve the second match of his two-game suspension for punching Panama’s Roderick Miller in the back of the head during the Copa America.

Weah served the first game of the penalty on Monday, watching from the stands as the U.S. was eliminated with a 1-0 loss to Uruguay.

The remainder of the suspension will be served in the Americans’ next competitive match, against a CONCACAF Nations League opponent to be determined, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday.

Weah will be eligible for selection for September and October friendlies. The U.S. plays Canada on Sept. 7 at Kansas City, Kansas, then New Zealand three days later at Cincinnati. There is an Oct. 12 match against Panama at Austin, Texas, and another exhibition three days later against an opponent and site to be announced.

Weah was ejected in the 18th minute of last week’s 2-1 loss to Panama. The 24-year-old is a son of George Weah, the 1995 FIFA Player of the Year and Liberia’s president until January.


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