With the World Cup a year away, the United States will play its first game of the Gold Cup on Saturday when it takes on Panama.
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The 14th CONCACAF Gold Cup will kick off on Friday in Harrison, N.J. at Red Bull Arena (home of the New York Red Bulls), and will continue through the final on Wednesday, July 26.
The Gold Cup is held every other year and determines the continental champion of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
The winner of the 2017 Gold Cup will face the winner of the 2019 Gold Cup (if the tournaments result in two different champions) to determine which nation will represent CONCACAF at the 2021 Confederations Cup in Qatar.
Here’s everything else you need to know for the 2017 Gold Cup:
TV: FOX TV networks, streaming on FOX Sports Go and FOX Soccer 2GO. Spanish-language broadcasts available on Univision.
LOCATION: United States
SCHEDULE, TV TIMES/CHANNELS, LOCATIONS
Schedule (all times ET):
Friday, July 7
French Guiana 2-4 Canada
Honduras 0-1 Costa Rica
Saturday, July 8