CONCACAF Qualifying Set for U-20 WWC in Germany and U-17 WWC in Trinidad & Tobago
The dates, venues and groups for the CONCACAF Women’s Championships ahead of the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany and the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Trinidad & Tobago have been finalized.
Nov. 30, 2009
U-20 WNT Will Compete in Guatemala; U-17 WNT to Travel to Costa Rica
The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team, led by head coach Jillian Ellis, will travel to
The event will consist of two groups of four teams each with the top two finishers after group play crossing over into semifinals. The winners of the semifinal matches and of the third-place match will qualify for the U-20 Women’s World Cup. Group A consists of
The U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team, led by head coach Kazbek Tambi in his second cycle in charge of this age group, will travel to
The tournament will also consist of two groups of four teams each with the top two finishers after group play crossing over into semifinals. However, with Trinidad & Tobago serving as hosts of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, this event will send just two nations to the tournament, meaning only the winners of the crucial semifinal matches will qualify.
The United States has been placed in Group B with host Costa Rica, Haiti and either the Dominican Republic or Cayman Islands, who must face each other in a two-leg playoff for the last of three berths from the Caribbean. Those matches are set for Dec. 5 and Dec. 12.
Group A will be comprised of
The 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will be staged in four German cities from July 13-Aug. 1. The 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be staged in two cities in Trinidad & Tobago (four stadiums on Trinidad and one on
2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship Qualifying Tournament
Jan. 19-30, 2010
Estadio Cementos Progreso
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba and Guatemala
Group B: USA, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica
2010 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship Qualifying Tournament
March 9-20, 2010
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa and Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto
San Jose, Costa Rica
Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama