As Cairo burns and thousands of protesters across the African nation take to the streets, whether or not The US Men's National Team would face off against Egypt in Cairo on February 9 has become a legitmate question. However, according to U.S. Soccer, the match is anticipated to go on.

As of now, we are still planning to play the match. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. We are receiving daily updates, is the official word from the USMNT according to U.S. Soccer spokesman Neil Buethe.

Of course, one would expect that stance to change or grow more concrete over the coming days and weeks as the situation in Egypt improves or worsens.

The USMNT last played in January, playing Chile to a 1-1 draw at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California.