CHICAGO (April 22, 2018) – Concacaf has announced the cancellation of the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-17 Championship in Managua, Nicaragua, due to safety concerns in the host country.
Statement from U.S. Soccer:
U.S. Soccer officials have notified all the families of our players that our team and staff in Nicaragua are safe and secure. We have made arrangements for the return to the United States of our team delegation and have also provided services and accommodations for all of the families that traveled to Nicaragua to assist them in returning home as well. Safety and security is our only priority as we continue to work with Concacaf on all matters related to the cancellation of the Women’s U-17 Championship.