Concacaf announced that Denver will host the Nations League finals. The semifinal and final games will be played June 3-6 at Empower Field At Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos in the NFL. The semifinals between Mexico-Costa Rica and the United States-Honduras were to be played in June 2020, something that was not possible due to the pandemic.
Through a video on social networks, the confederation announced the resumption of the competition; The same that due to the coronavirus pandemic could not conclude last year. The Nations League will take place once the May FIFA Date is played. The United States will face Honduras, while Mexico will face Costa Rica. It should be noted that days before the 'Final Four', the USMNT will hold a friendly match against Switzerland in St. Gallen; while the Tricolor will have played against Iceland in Arlington.
"Empower Field at Mile High will host the inaugural Concacaf Nations League Finals to be played June 3-6, 2021," Concacaf said in a statement. "The semifinals, the game for third place and the final will be played at the home of the Denver Broncos of the NFL," he said.
The semifinals will be played on June 3, and three days later the match for third place and the final will be played. "The 2019 group stage was a great success in bringing competitive soccer to teams throughout the region. Now we can look forward to a great final in a wonderful stadium like Empower Field at Mile High and crowning the first champion of the Concacaf League of Nations", said Concacaf President Victor Montagliani.
Concacaf organized the League of Nations to replace international friendlies, put an end to the problem faced by the Caribbean islands to develop more competition and play more matches to help those teams progress.
There will be an audience in the stands
For the Nations League, the stadium will open doors to the public, although the capacity of the building has not yet been confirmed. These matches will also serve as preparation for the Gold Cup that starts on July 10.