Caribbean Sports – Caribbean Teams To Battle For CONCACAF Gold Cup – Caribbean and Latin America Daily News – News Americas

Caribbean Sports – Caribbean Teams To Battle For CONCACAF Gold Cup – Caribbean and Latin America Daily News – News Americas

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Haiti’s soccer team, in blue, is set to compete in the Gold Cup as well. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ/AFP via Getty Images)

By NAN Sports Editor

News Americas, MIAMI, Florida, Fri. April 9, 2021: Twelve Caribbean and Central American soccer teams are set to do battle this July for bragging rights and a CONCACAF Gold Cup finale win.

The 12-nation tournament, which will run from July 2-6th at Inter Miami’s CF Stadium. The 18, 000-capacity stadium opened last year and is co-owned by former Manchester United and England star, David Beckham. For 2021, CONCACAF’s flagship competition will for the first time include the Prelims prior to the 16 team Group Stage. The 12 nations participating in the Prelims qualified through their CONCACAF Nations League performances and will compete for the final three spots in the Gold Cup Group Stage.

The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage will kick off on July 10 and run through August 1, 2021 and will feature 16 national teams, of which Canada, Costa Rica, Curaçao, El Salvador, Grenada, Honduras, Jamaica,
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