After revealing last week that the brand-new Banc of California Stadium had been selected as one of the venues for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the full list of 15 USA-based stadia has now been announced.
With an expanded version of the Gold Cup tournament, which will involve a record 16 international teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean, matches will be played across each participating region.
The games played in the USA will take place in a mixture of soccer-specific and NFL stadia. Here is a complete list of every US host stadium:
Allianz Field: Saint Paul, Minnesota;
Banc of California Stadium: Los Angeles, California;
Bank of America Stadium: Charlotte, North Carolina;
BBVA Compass Stadium: Houston, Texas;
Children’s Mercy Park: Kansas City, Kansas;
FirstEnergy Stadium: Cleveland, Ohio;
Lincoln Financial Field: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Nissan Stadium: Nashville, Tennessee;
NRG Stadium: Houston, Texas;
Red Bull Arena: Harrison, New Jersey;
Rose Bowl: Pasadena, California;
Soldier Field: Chicago, Illinois;
Sports Authority Field at Mile High: Denver, Colorado;
Toyota Stadium: Frisco, Texas;
University of Phoenix Stadium: Glendale, Arizona.
The tournament will also mark the first time that Gold Cup games will take place in Central America and the Caribbean, with these venues yet to be announced.
“The venues selected thus far offer a mix of soccer history as well as a taste of the future of the sport in the USA, and we are excited to work with the local host committees to bring the game to fans all over the USA,” said Victor Montagliani, presidet of CONCACAF.
“With the upcoming selection of additional venues in the Caribbean and Central America, the Gold Cup becomes a regional event on even more levels, as CONCACAF continues to focus on making football accessible to more teams, players and fans.”
May 23, 2018