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Concacaf announces schedule updates on Nations League, Gold Cup 2021

Concacaf announced that the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League Finals will now take place in the FIFA match window of March 2021, at a venue in the United States to be determined.

North American soccer's governing body also confirmed that the second edition of the tournament, the 2022-23 Concacaf Nations League, will begin in June 2022 and conclude with the 2022-23 Concacaf Nations League Finals in March 2023.

The inaugural group stage for the Nations League included all 41 Concacaf men’s national teams in the FIFA match windows of September, October and November 2019, with League A group winners Mexico, United States, Honduras and Costa Rica qualifying for the first Concacaf Nations League Finals, originally scheduled for June 2020.

The semifinal matchups are Costa Rica vs, Mexico and USA vs. Honduras, as determined by their performances during the group stage.

A Concacaf Nations League Final match will follow the semifinals to crown a first Concacaf Nations League champion. There will also be a third-place match.

Concacaf Gold Cup

Concacaf also provided scheduling updates regarding the 2021 Gold Cup, confirming the competition will run from July 10 to August 1.

In addition, Concacaf is now working on creating a centralized Gold Cup preliminary round for those teams which had been due to play the Road to Gold Cup Qualifiers in the March and June 2020 international windows.

The preliminary round, consisting of 12 Caribbean national teams, will take place in the United States the week before the start of the Gold Cup group stages, with further details expected to be released in the coming weeks.