MIAMI — Concacaf Friday suspended its Nations League semifinals and final to a future date aand its road to the 2021 Gold Cup due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Nations League matches had been scheduled for Houston from June 4-7. Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and the United States were scheduled to compete in the semifinals.
They will be rescheduled to take place at a later date in venues to be determined. This will be confirmed following further discussions with FIFA regarding the remaining international dates in the calendar and will be subject to public health authorities deeming it safe for professional sports events to resume.
Concacaf decided to suspend the Road to Gold Cup qualification matches scheduled in the June international window and the Flow Caribbean Club Championship scheduled for May. The confederation will discuss with stakeholders format and scheduling options for these matches and communicate our plans in due course.
“At Concacaf our thoughts are with all the communities affected by the spread of COVID-19 at this difficult time,” the organization said in a statement. “As we continue to assess our competitions scheduled to be played in the coming months, the welfare of everyone involved in football across our region remains our first priority.
“We are grateful to fans across the region for their continued support for these events.”
Concacaf said that fans who purchased tickets via Ticketmaster, SeatGeek or AXS said the Nations League finals, will receive refunds automatically. Fans who purchased tickets directly at the stadium box office or through third party vendors should contact those organizations directly for more details regarding the refund process, the confederation said.