Tuesday , May 30 2023

Reigning champions USA qualify for 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup!

Reigning champions United States have qualified for 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup following their 7-1 win over Grenada in Group D of League A of the 2022-23 CONCACAF Nations League.

The U.S. join Mexico, El Salvador, Panama and Jamaica as teams that have punched their ticket to this summer’s tournament.

The U.S. are assured of at least a second-place finish in their group in League A, thus qualifying them for the Gold Cup.

The winners and second-place finishers from the League A group and the winners of each group in League B group will qualify directly for the Gold Cup.

The second-place teams from the League B groups and the third-place teams from League A will join the winners of each League C group in the Gold Cup Prelims.

Below is the list of the teams qualified thus far for 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

United States

The seven-time Gold Cup champions return to the tournament where they will hope to defend their 2021 title. The U.S. has appeared in every edition of the Gold Cup and were winners of the inaugural tournament in 1991.

Mexico

The eight-time winners are back in the tournament, having appeared in every edition since its inception in 1991. Mexico’s last Gold Cup title came in the 2019.

El Salvador

The Central American side qualified for their ninth straight Gold Cup and 13th overall by virtue of at least a second place finish in Group D of League A. The best finish for El Salvador in the Gold Cup was the quarterfinals on six different occasions.

Jamaica

The Reggae Boyz are back in the Gold Cup for a 13th time thanks to securing at least a second-place finish in Group A of League A. Runners-up in the 2015 and 2017 editions, Jamaica will play in their fifth consecutive Gold Cup.

Panama

Another two-time finalist, Panama will participate in the Gold Cup for a 10th straight time and 11th overall. The Canaleros are assured of at worst a second place finish in Group B of League A. Panama were runners-up in 2005 and 2013.

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