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The unusual country that will be part of the CONCACAF Golden Cup

Economic loss has been one of the main issues this year. In that way CONCACAF made some changes they'll introduce in the Golden Cup for 2021 including a rich country.

2021 CONCACAF Golden Cup will have Qatar as its foreign national team..
2021 CONCACAF Golden Cup will have Qatar as its foreign national team..

Zone's international more relevant tournament is the Golden Cup. Usually, United States and Mexico are the two favourite teams to lift the trophy. A new format will be introduced next year in which also a rich country from other continent would be invited: Qatar. The Asian team will host 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Twelve associate members will be the ones to compete for three tickets into the valued CONCACAF trophy. Preliminary stage would be from July 2 to July 6. After this elimination round, group stage will be held with 13 teams that are already qualified: United States, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Curazao, El Salvador, Granada, Jamaica, Martinica, Panama, Surinam and the invited Qatar.

First CONCACAF championship was in 1963. At 1991 received the Golden Cup name. The United States of America has won six times the title. Last time was in 2017. However, Mexico is the country which more titles has with 11; they are the former champions.

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