CHICAGO (April 19, 2022) – The United States Women’s National Team will face Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the 2022 Concacaf W Championship as eight teams begin a quest for that region’s four automatic berths for the Women’s World Cup. FIFA 2023, which will be the first to feature 32 nations. .
The groups and matchups were established in the final draw held tonight at Concacaf headquarters in Miami. Group B includes Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.
The general schedule, including match dates, venues, kick-off times, ticket information and broadcast schedule, will be confirmed shortly. In the United States, fans will be able to follow and enjoy the entire Concacaf game Via CBS | Paramount+.
The CWC 2022, which will take place from July 4 to 18, will be played entirely in Monterrey, Mexico, and the 16 matches of the tournament will be spread over two stadiums – Estadio Universitario and Estadio BBVA, which is one of three venues in Mexico. . for the soccer world cup 2026.
The group stage matches will be played on July 4, 5, 7, 8 and 11. The semi-finals will take place on July 14, the match for third place and the championship match will take place on July 18.
In the final draw, the eight countries were divided into two groups of four. The top two from each group after the round robin will advance to the semi-finals while earning World Cup berths. The fifth and sixth places will earn places for the 10-team inter-confederation knockout tournament to be held in February 2023 to decide the final three places for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.
The winner of the tournament will also earn an automatic spot for the 2024 Olympics in Paris, while second and third place finishers will be playoffs in September 2023 for Concacaf’s second and final Olympic spot. The winner of the tournament and the Olympic qualifier via the playoff will also qualify directly for a new Concacaf competition, the 2024 W Gold Cup.
The United States and Canada earned automatic places in the tournament while the other six teams qualified for the final competition by winning their qualifying groups during the February and April FIFA windows.
CONCACAF W Championship 2022
Women’s World Cup qualification
United States (A1)
Costa Rica (B2)
Trinidad and Tobago (B4)
- This will be the second Concacaf Women’s World Cup qualifier to be held in Mexico, with the 2010 tournament also being held there.
- The United States won the first four CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifiers they appeared in (1991, 1994, 2002 and 2006) but fell to Mexico in the semi-finals of the 2010 competition. which forced the United States to win the match for third place and then beat Italy in two qualifying matches to earn a spot for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany.
- This is the only loss for the United States in this qualifying tournament.
- The United States won this competition in 2014, beating Mexico 3-0 in the semi-finals to qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, then beat Costa Rica 6-0 in the title match .
- In 2018, the United States also won this tournament, beating Jamaica 6-0 in the semi-finals to qualify for the 2019 Women’s World Cup before defeating Canada, 2-0, in the championship match.
- The first four CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying league games in which the United States appeared featured a clash between the United States and Canada, but as hosts of the 2015 Women’s World Cup , Canada did not participate in the 2014 qualifying tournament. The teams did not meet in the 2011 tournament, when Canada won its only championship.
- The United States have faced Mexico in all seven of their previous Concacaf World Cup qualifying tournaments. As hosts, the United States did not participate in the qualifying tournament for the 1999 Women’s World Cup.
- The United States have faced Jamaica twice in World Cup qualifiers, but the first time was in 1994. The most recent semi-final encounter was in 2018.
- The USWNT have faced Haiti three times in World Cup qualifying, but once was in 1991 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The teams also met in the World Cup qualifying tournaments in 2010 and 2014.
- USA are 32-1-0 all-time in Concacaf Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.
Current FIFA World Ranking: 27
Postal code: MEX
Concacaf W qualifying: Advance to championship round by winning Group A in qualifying
Women’s World Cup appearances: 3 (1999, 2011, 2015)
Olympic appearances: 1 (2004)
Overall record against USA: 1-39-1 (WLD)
Last game against USA: July 5, 2021 (4-0 win for the United States in East Hartford, Connecticut in the pre-Olympic send-off series)
Record against USA in Concacaf qualifying: 1-12-0 (1-6-0 World Cup qualifiers; 0-6-0 Olympic qualifiers)
Quick fact: Entering this tournament, the United States have faced Mexico in all seven Concacaf World Cup qualifying tournaments they have participated in.
Current FIFA World Ranking: 51
Postal code: JAM
Concacaf W qualifying: Advance to championship round by winning Group C in qualifying
Women’s World Cup appearances: 1 (2019)
Olympic appearances: N / A
Overall record against USA: 0-4-0 (WLD)
Last game against USA: June 13, 2021 (USA win 4-0 in Houston, Texas in the 2021 Summer Series)
Record against USA in Concacaf qualifying: 0-3-0 (0-2-0 World Cup qualifiers; 0-1-0 Olympic qualifiers)
Quick fact: Jamaica made their Women’s World Cup debut in 2019, beating Panama on penalties in the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship third place match to become the first Caribbean nation to qualify for a World Cup. feminine.
Current FIFA World Ranking: 61
Postal code: HAI
Concacaf W qualifying: Advance to Championship round by winning Group E
Women’s World Cup appearances: N / A
Olympic appearances: N / A
Overall record against USA: 0-7-0
Last game against USA: January 28, 2020 (USA win 4-0 in Houston, Texas in Olympic qualifying)
Record against USA in Concacaf qualifying: 0-5-0 (0-3-0, World Cup qualifiers; 0-2-0, Olympic qualifiers)
Quick fact: Haiti hosted the first-ever Concacaf Women’s Championship in 1991, which the United States won to qualify for the inaugural Women’s World Cup.