U.S. men's national team to play in Cleveland for 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 9:24 AM, Dec 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-20 09:24:49-05

The United States opens the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 8 at Nashville, Tennessee. It plays four days later at Tampa, Florida, and closes Group B play in the first round on July 15 at Cleveland.

The regional body said Monday that defending champion Mexico, seeded in Group C, opens July 9 at San Diego. It plays four days later at Denver and completes group play July 16 at San Antonio.

Group A Matches will be July 7 at Harrison, New Jersey, July 11 at Houston and July 14 at Frisco, Texas.

Knockout stage games in the tournament, which takes place in odd-numbered years, will be at Arlington, Texas; Glendale, Arizona; Pasadena, California, Philadelphia; and Santa Clara, California. The final is July 26.

Canada, Curacao, French Guyana, Jamaica and Martinique also have qualified for the 12-nation field.