Posted on March 5, 2013
CONCACAF is expected to officially name Soldier Field in Chicago as the host of the CONCACAF Gold Cup final next week.
Soldier Field, the host of the 2007 final, had been chosen as the host, according to multiple reports last month.
The confederation on Tuesday announced that it will hold a news conference about the Gold Cup in Chicago on Wednesday, March 13.
Twelve national teams have qualified for this year’s tournament (in alphabetical order): Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States.
In the 2007 final, the U.S. edged Mexico, 2-1, to book a spot in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa.
El Tri defeated the U.S., 4-2, at the 2011 final and will represent the confederation at this year’s Confederations Cup in Brazil.
Categories: Belize, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, CONCACAF, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, U.S.A.
Tags: CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, Soldier Field