The men's and women's national soccer teams won't play upcoming friendlies because of the coronavirus, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.

The men were scheduled to play at the Netherlands on March 26 and at Wales on March 30.

The women had games set against Australia in Sandy, Utah, on April 10 and against Brazil in San Jose, Calif., on April 14.

"With the health of our players, coaches, staff and fans as our main priority, U.S. Soccer has decided it was in the best interest to cancel the majority of our upcoming domestic and international camps at all levels, including our senior men's and women's national team games in March and April," said U.S. Soccer's chief medical officer George Chiampas in a statement.

"We have been in communication with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as state and local departments of public health, and after those conversations and continuously monitoring the situation, we strongly believe this is the best decision considering the ongoing worldwide health situation."

--Field Level Media

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