The All Whites will play two club teams in Los Angeles next month in their final build-up to November's World Cup qualifiers.
New Zealand Football had long been trying to arrange games against international opposition for the October 11-15 Fifa window but instead will take on Mexican club Queretaro FC and Los Angeles MLS side Chivas USA.
Queretaro are currently fourth in the top Mexican league, while Chivas are last in the MLS Western Conference.
While the opposition will be good quality and the games are obviously better than nothing, the failure to secure international opposition is not a great look for NZF.
Ricki Herbert's All Whites will view the camp as a preview to November's opening World Cup qualifier against the fourth-ranked Concacaf team on November 15.
Struggling giants Mexico are looming as a likely opponent, and, if confirmed, the All Whites will use Los Angeles as their preparation base before flying into Mexico City.
If the All Whites draw Panama or Honduras then Miami could also be used as a warm-up base.
The All Whites will discover their opposition during the final round of Concacaf qualifying in October 11-15.
The All Whites beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 this month before losing to the United Arab Emirates 2-0 in the final of the OSN Cup.
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