Previewing the CONCACAF Women’s Under 20 Championships 2023: A Look at the Teams to Watch
The CONCACAF Women’s Under 20 Championships 2023 is set to kick off on May 24 in the Dominican Republic, featuring eight of the region’s best youth teams. This tournament will serve as the qualifying competition for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, with the two finalists and the third-place match winner earning a spot in next year’s global event.
The competition will feature two groups of four teams each, with the top two teams from each group advancing to the knockout stage. All knockout stage matches, including the semifinals, third-place match, and final, will be played in a single-match elimination format. The matches will take place across two venues: Estadio Felix Sanchez in Santo Domingo and Estadio Panamericano in San Cristobal.
Group A: United States, Canada, Jamaica, and Panama
Group B: Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Dominican Republic
The eight teams participating in the tournament represent some of the top youth programs in the region. The United States and Canada are perennial powerhouses, with the U.S. having won the last three U-20 Women’s World Cups and Canada finishing runners-up in the 2018 edition. Mexico and Costa Rica are also strong contenders, having both qualified for the last U-20 Women’s World Cup. The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Panama will be looking to make a statement and earn a spot in next year’s global event.
With such a competitive field, it’s difficult to predict who will come out on top in the CONCACAF Women’s Under 20 Championships 2023. The United States and Canada are likely favorites to advance from Group A, while Mexico and Costa Rica are expected to battle it out for the top spot in Group B. However, as with any tournament, there are always surprises, and it will be exciting to see which teams rise to the occasion.
The CONCACAF Women’s Under 20 Championships 2023 promises to be an exciting and competitive tournament, with eight talented teams vying for a spot in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. With so many standout players and teams, fans are in for a treat, and it will be fascinating to see who emerges as the champions of the region.