Posted on November 5, 2012
NEW YORK — CONCACAF’s draw for next year’s hexagonal will be streamed on CONCACAF.com on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.
The draw will be held at the W South Beach (2201 Collins Avenue) in Miami Beach, Fla.
CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, CONCACAF general secretary Enrique Sanz and FIFA head of Olympic and World Cup qualifying Gordon Savic will hold the draw, which will determine the schedule for the final qualifying round.
Six countries have advanced to the hexagonal: Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, and the United States. These teams represent the top two finishers from group play of the third round of World Cup qualifiers. Representatives from all six countries will be attend the draw.
Each team will play every other team twice — once at home, once away — for a total of 10 matches per side; and 30 matches total.
The hexagonal will run from February through October 2013.
The top three teams will qualify to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The fourth-place team will play a two-game playoff series against Oceania Football Confederation champion to determine the national association for a qualifying berth.
The World Cup final draw will be held in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil on Dec. 6, 2013.
A list of those attending the draw:
Jeffrey Webb, CONCACAF president
Enrique Sanz, CONCACAF general secretary
Gordon Savic, FIFA head of Olympic and World Cup qualifying
Alvaro Mesen, general secretary, Costa Rican Football Federation
Capt. Horace Burrell, president, Jamaican Football Federation
Justino Compeán, president, Mexican Football Federation
Sunil Gulati, president, United States Soccer Federation
Juergen Klinsmann, coach, National Team
Alfredo Hawit, general secretary, Honduran Football Federation
Pedro Chaluja, president, Panamanian Football Federation
Julio Dely Valdes, coach, Panama National Team
Categories: Caribbean, Central America, CONCACAF, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, North America, Panama, U.S.A., World Cup Qualifying
Tags: 2014 World Cup, Alfredo Hawit, Alvaro Mesen, Capt. Horace Burrell, CONCACAF, Enrique Sanz, FIFA, Gordon Savic, Jeffrey Webb, Juergen Klinsmann, Julio Dely Valdes, Justino Compean, Pedro Chaluja, Sunil Gulati, World Cup qualifying