After finishing the Pre-Olympic Games that gave Honduras and Mexico their passes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Concacaf must continue with the organization of its busy schedule during this 2021, Well, the Final Four of the Nations League and the Gold Cup are approaching. The Confederation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean had not yet defined the venue for the grand final of the last mentioned tournament, but it seems that they have finally decided.
According to Avi Creditor from Sports Illustrated, The tournament will have the final match in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 1or, a report that had been advanced in February, but had not had any confirmation in between.
The preliminary rounds will be in Miami
For its part, Concacaf also revealed this Thursday, April 8, that the preliminary round of the competition will take place in Miami, Florida, more specifically at the Inter Miami stadium, home of David Beckham’s MLS team.
This will be the first time that a preliminary phase will take place, which will last for five days, from July 2 to 6, 12 nations will compete in it under a direct elimination format so that, finally, three teams will join the 12 teams already classified.
Bahamas, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, French Guiana, Guiana, Montserratm Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Bermuda, Cuba, Gaiti and Trinidad and Tobago are the teams that will compete in the preliminary round.
The Gold Cup will start next July 1 and will end on August 1, having as favorites the United States and Mexico, two of the teams that have a litter of footballers who shine in Europe, especially from the country of the ‘Stars and Stripes’.