CONCACAF has confirmed the schedule, venues, and kickoff times for the 2023/24 CONCACAF Nations League (CNL) Group Stage matches taking place during the upcoming October FIFA Match Window.
The competition’s third edition, revamped to include more direct elimination matches that qualify teams for continental summer competitions, kicked off in September with 34 thrilling Group Stage matches across all three Leagues.
Some top moments included Trinidad and Tobago coming away with six points from two matches – the only League A team to do so, a thrilling 2-2 between Jamaica and Haiti, exemplifying the very best in Caribbean football, Saint Lucia and Puerto Rico continuing their winning ways in League B after culminating the 2022/23 edition with perfect records, and some excellent individual player performances and goals.
October’s matches will conclude Group Stage play for League A, with the group winners and runners-up advancing to the Quarterfinals, where they will join Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, and the United States (four top-ranked League A nations). Also, these crucial matches will determine the four nations relegated to League B for next year’s CNL (fifth and sixth-place finishers).
The Quarterfinals of League A will be played in a home-and-away format in November 2023, with the aggregate score winners in each pairing advancing to the 2024 CNL Finals, to be played in March 2024, and qualifying for the CONMEBOL Copa America USA 2024.
The pairings for the Quarterfinals will be determined based on the CONCACAF Rankings of October 2023 (after the FIFA Window) and the 2023/24 CNL Group Stage results, as follows:
- QF1: Fourth-ranked seeded team vs Best first place (1A/1B)
- QF2: Third-ranked seeded team vs Next first place (1A/1B)
- QF3: Second-ranked seeded team vs Best second place (2A/2B)
- QF4: Best-ranked seeded team vs Next second place (2A/2B)
The remaining two CONCACAF participants in the CONMEBOL Copa America USA 2024 will be determined via a single-match direct elimination Play-In between the four League A losing Quarterfinalists. This Play-In will also take place in March 2024.
Leagues B and C will also continue Group Stage play during the FIFA Match Windows of October and November 2023, as nations battle for promotion and relegation heading into the 2024/25 CNL. Four of the 16 participants for League B will be promoted to League A (group winners), and the bottom team in each group will be relegated to League C (four teams).
Similarly, for League C, at the conclusion of Group Stage play in November, four teams will be promoted to League B. The promoted teams include the three group winners and the best second-place finisher.
2023/24 CONCACAF Nations League Schedule – October Matches
*Home team listed first (kickoff times in ET/local, league, and match number)
Thursday, October 12, 2023
15:00/15:00 M39: (B) Sint Maarten vs St. Kitts & Nevis – Raymond E. Guishard Technical Centre, The Valley, AIA
17:00/17:00 M38: (B) Saint Lucia vs Guadeloupe – Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, LCA
19:00/18:00 M35: (A) Suriname vs Haiti – Dr. Ir. Franklin Essed Stadium, Paramaribo, SUR
19:00/19:00 M37: (A) Grenada vs Jamaica – Kirani James Athletic Stadium, St. George’s, GRN
19:00/19:00 M40: (C) Bonaire vs Anguilla – Antonio B. Trenidad Stadion, Rincon, BON
20:00/20:00 M41: (C) Dominica vs British Virgin Islands – Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, LCA
21:00/21:00 M36: (A) Cuba vs Honduras – Estadio Felix Sanchez, Santo Domingo, DOM
Friday, October 13, 2023
15:00/TBC M45: (B) Montserrat vs Nicaragua – TBC
15:30/15:30 M47: (B) St. Vincent & the Grenadines vs French Guiana – Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, Kingstown, VIN
17:00/17:00 M42: (A) Curacao vs Panama – Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemsta, CUW
19:00/19:00 M43: (A) Martinique vs El Salvador – Stade Pierre Aliker, Fort de France, MTQ
19:00/19:00 M46: (B) Barbados vs Dominican Republic – Wildey Turf, Bridgetown, BRB
20:00/22:00 M48: (B) Belize vs Bermuda – FFB Stadium, Belmopan, BLZ
21:00/21:00 M44: (A) Trinidad & Tobago vs Guatemala – Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, TRI
Saturday, October 14, 2023
15:00/15:00 M49: (B) Puerto Rico vs Guyana – Centro de Desarrollo de Futbol del Oeste, Añasco, PUR
15:00/15:00 M51: (C) Aruba vs US Virgin Islands – Compleho Deportivo Guillermo Trinidad, Oranjestad, ARU
18:00/18:00 M50: (B) Bahamas vs Antigua & Barbuda – Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, BAH
Sunday, October 15, 2023
15:30/15:30 M55: (B) Guadeloupe vs Saint Lucia – Stade Municipal de Sainte-Anne, Sainte-Anne, GLP
18:00/20:00 M53: (A) Honduras vs Cuba – Estadio Nacional Chelato Úcles, Tegucigalpa, HON
19:00/19:00 M56: (B) St. Kitts & Nevis vs Sint Maarten – SKNFA Technical Center, Basseterre, SKN
20:00/TBC M52: (A) Haiti vs Jamaica – TBC
21:00/20:00 M54: (A) Suriname vs Grenada – Dr. Ir. Franklin Essed Stadium, Paramaribo, SUR
Monday, October 16, 2023
16:00/16:00 M59: (C) Saint Martin vs Anguilla – SKNFA Technical Center, Basseterre, SKN
16:00/16:00 M60: (C) Turks & Caicos Islands vs British Virgin Islands – TCIFA Stadium, Providenciales, TCA
20:00/22:00 M57: (B) Nicaragua vs Montserrat – Estadio Nacional, Managua, NCA
20:00/20:00 M58: (B) Dominican Republic vs Barbados – Estadio Olímpico de Moca 85, Moca, DOM
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
16:00/15:00 M64: (B) French Guiana vs St. Vincent & the Grenadines – Stade Municipal Dr. Edmard Lama, Remire Montjoly, GUF
15:30/15:30 M67: (B) Antigua & Barbuda vs Bahamas – ABFA Technical Center, St. John’s, ATG
15:30/16:30 M68: (C) Cayman Islands vs US Virgin Islands – Truman Bodden Sports Complex, George Town, CAY
16:00/16:00 M66: (B) Guyana vs Puerto Rico – National Track & Field Center Leonora, Georgetown, GUY
19:00/21:00 M62: (A) El Salvador vs Martinique – Estadio Jorge Magico Gonzalez, San Salvador, SLV
19:30/18:30 M65: (B) Bermuda vs Belize – Dame Flora Duffy National Sports Center, Devonshire, BER
20:00/21:00 M61: (A) Panama vs Guatemala – Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama, PAN
21:00/21:00 M63: (A) Curacao vs Trinidad & Tobago – Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad, CUW