to usPanama, Honduras and Canada are the closest to qualify for the 2024 Copa America, which will be played on North American soil. All three teams had good results in their first games of the Concacaf Nations League, which will determine the semi-finalists for the tournament. oh Mexico Complicated.
Honduras beat Mexico in the CONCACAF Nations League to complicate matters
The 2024 Copa America will feature 10 countries affiliated with CONMEBOL and six teams from Central and North America. The four semi-finalists of the 2023/24 Nations League are guaranteed, and the four losers of the quarter-finals compete in the two-place qualifiers.
CONCACAF Nations League Quarter Finals (First Legs):
- United States 3 x 0 Trinidad and Tobago (again 20/11, 9pm)
- Costa Rica 0 x 3 Panama (return on 20/11 at 11pm)
- Honduras 2 x 0 Mexico (again 11/21, 9:30pm)
- Jamaica 1 x 2 Canada (Again 21/11, 11:30pm)
Mexico, the traditional team in the region, suffered a 2-0 loss to Honduras in their first game. (see above) And they need to win the second leg by three goals to qualify. An away goal counts as a tiebreaker. So, if the Mexicans win 3-1 (4-2, etc.), the Hondurans advance.
The repechage that defines the final two categories in the Copa America will be in March next yearIn Dallas, USA, the same venue as the CONCACAF Nations League final. Clashes will be in the same game. The cross section is defined as:
- Loser of Honduras/Mexico x Loser of Panama/Costa Rica
- Loser from United States/Trinidad/Tobago
The draw for the 2024 Copa America group stage will take place on Thursday, December 7 at 9:30pm (Brasilia time) in Miami, USA. The tournament will be held from June 20 to July 14 next year.
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