A doubleheader that will pit French Guiana against Canada in the first game and then Honduras vs. Costa Rica in the nightcap will kick off the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Friday, July 7.
The draw was held at Levi’s Stadium in San Jose, Calif., which will be the site of the Gold Cup final Wednesday, July 26.
“With the groups now determined, we have a full look at the schedule of Gold Cup matches to be played this July,” CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani said in a statement. “With so many compelling matches set to take place in great stadiums from coast to coast, culminating at Levi’s Stadium on July 26, it’s going to be an exciting summer of football for fans across the region.”
The United States will take on Panama in at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. Saturday, July 8, Martinique at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla July 12 and the winner of the Haiti/Nicaragua playoff at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio July 16.
The draw results:
New York/New Jersey (Red Bull Arena), Houston (BBVA Compass Stadium), Dallas (Toyota Stadium)
Nashville (Nissan Stadium), Tampa (Raymond James Stadium), Cleveland (FirstEnergy Stadium)
Haiti or Nicaragua
San Diego (Qualcomm Stadium), Denver (Sports Authority Field), San Antonio (Alamodome)
The full schedule:
(Kick off times TBC)
Friday, July 7– Red Bull Arena, Harrison, N.J.
French Guiana v Canada
Honduras v Costa Rica
Saturday, July 8– Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.
United States v Panama
Martinique v Haiti/Nicaragua
Sunday, July 9– Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, Calif.
Curacao v Jamaica
Mexico v El Salvador
Tuesday, July 11 – BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
Costa Rica v Canada
Honduras v French Guiana
Wednesday, July 12– Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.
Panama v Haiti/Nicaragua
United States v Martinique
Thursday, July 13– Sports Authority Field, Denver, Colo.
El Salvador v Curacao
Mexico v Jamaica
Friday, July 14– Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Costa Rica v French Guiana
Canada v Honduras
Saturday, July 15– FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
Panama v Martinique
Haiti/Nicaragua v United States
Sunday, July 16– Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
Jamaica v El Salvador
Curacao v Mexico
Wednesday, July 19– Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. *
QF1: 1A v 2B
QF2: 1B v 3A/C
Thursday, July 20– University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. *
QF3: 1C v 3A/B
QF4: 2C v 2A
Saturday, July 22– AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
SF1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF2
Sunday, July 23– Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Ca.
SF2: Winner QF3 v Winner QF4
Wednesday, July 26– Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
* Quarterfinal match order subject to change