CONCACAF’s Women’s Soccer Gold Cup is Coming to America
- Steve Ogah
- January 25, 2024
“It promises to be a high-quality tournament showcasing some of the best teams and players in the world,”
CONCACAF has announced that the inaugural edition of the region’s new flagship competition for women’s national teams will be played from February 17 to March 10, 2024, across four venues in three US metropolitan areas and includes the participation of CONCACAF and CONMEBOL’s 15 best women’s national teams and some of the world’s top players.
Victor Montagliani, CONCACAF’s President and FIFA Vice President, is upbeat about the upcoming event. “The CONCACAF W Gold Cup is a key part of the Confederation’s women’s football strategy that we launched in 2019, with the aim of developing and growing all aspects of the women’s game in our region. It promises to be a high-quality tournament showcasing some of the best teams and players in the world,” he said. He further stated: “I want to personally thank the four cities and venues for their commitment to CONCACAF and women’s football. They will all make tremendous hosts for a competition celebrating the best of women’s football.”
Venues slated to host soccer games are BMO Stadium and Dignity Health Sports Park in Greater Los Angeles; Shell Energy Stadium in Houston, Texas; and Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California.
El Salvador, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Paraguay, and the United States of America will take part in the 2024 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup. Other participating countries are Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, Haiti, Guyana, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
The tournament’s final game will be played at Snapdragon Stadium on March 10, 2024.
Founded in 1961, CONCACAF is the official governing body representing national soccer associations from North and Central America and the Caribbean. See www.concacaf.com for further reading.