Massive Attack Posted July 7, 2004 Share Posted July 7, 2004 CONCACAF announce Final Round U-20 & U-17 qualifying fixtures 6.7.04 - CONCACAF has announced the respective final round qualifying fixtures for the Under-20 and U-17 competitions following draws held at the offices of the CONCACAF General Secretariat in New York City. Honduras and the USA have been selected as the host nations for the respective qualifying groups for the U-20 competition, that will lead four CONCACAF places into the FIFA World Youth (U-20) Championships Netherlands 2005. The two countries will each stage a group of four teams with the top two finishers from each group qualifying to the FIFA event. Joining the host, USA in CONCACAF U-20 Final Round Group A will be two nations from the Central American Zone (UNCAF) along with the Caribbean Zone (CFU) Series 1 Winner from 12-16 January 2005, while Honduras will stage Group B from 26-30 January, which includes with Canada, Mexico and CFU Series 2 Winner. Meanwhile, Canada and Costa Rica will each host a group for the final stage of CONCACAF U-17 qualification, where three teams will advance to the FIFA U-17 World Championship, Peru 2005. The group winners will qualify directly to the FIFA U-17 World Championship, while the two group runners-up will compete in a home-and-away playoff, with the winner earning the final CONCACAF berth to the FIFA event. Costa Rica will host U-17 Group A from 12-16 April 2005, and will be joined by the USA, CFU Series 1 Winner and the UNCAF Series 1 Winner (Guatemala/Nicaragua/El Salvador), while Group B, that runs from 19-23 May 2005, has Mexico, CFU Series 2 Winner, UNCAF Series 2 Winner (Honduras/Belize Panama) and the host Canada. U-20 Final Round Group A (12-16 January 2005 – Home Depot Center in Carson, California USA) USA UNCAF 1 UNCAF 2 CFU 1 Group B (26-30 January 2005 – Estadio TBD, San Pedro Sula, HONDURAS) Honduras Mexico Canada CFU 2 U-17 Final Round Group A (12-16 April 2005 - TBD, COSTA RICA) Costa Rica USA UNCAF 1 CFU 1 Group B (19-23 May 2005 - Jeux Canada Games Stadium in St. John, New Brunswick CANADA) Canada Mexico UNCAF 2 CFU 2 http://concacaf.com/view_article.asp?id=2625 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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