USMNT’s Weah to miss 3 World Cup qualifiers

Forward Timothy Weah is hurt and will miss the United States’ opening three World Cup qualifiers.

Weah was injured during training with Lille in France on Saturday.

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The U.S. Soccer Federation said Weah will not report to Nashville, Tennessee, ahead on Thursday’s opener at El Salvador.

The USMNT also has matches at home against Canada in Nashville three days later and away to Honduras on Sept. 8.

The 21-year-old Weah is a son for former FIFA Player of the Year George Weah, Liberia’s current president.