The 2013 edition of the CONCACAF games are set to begin July 7, 2013 in USA. That day will see the opening ceremony and two games at the historic Rose Bowl stadium in Los Angeles. The first match will see Canada take on Martinique while the next match will be between Mexico who are defending champions and Panama. The official scheduled Gold Cup 2013 venues have been released by CONCACAF.
Mexico will start defending their 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup in USA quite close to home. They are positioned in Group A along with Canada, Panama and Martinique. In total there are twelve football teams representing twelve countries and they have been divided into three groups of four teams each. Thirteen stadiums in thirteen cities have been designated as CONCACAF Gold Cup 2013 venues.
The released list of CONCACAF Gold Cup 2013 venues include the Rose Bowl, which is going venue for the first two games and opening ceremony in July 7th. Other venues are the Cowboys Stadium, Texas, the Soldier Field in Chicago, which is venue for the final match on July 28th and the M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore. The list of venues also includes the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, the Sun Life Stadium, Miami, and the Sports Authority Field in Denver, the BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston and the Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
The last five Gold Cup 2013 venues to be used are the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, Century Link Field, Portland, Sun Life Stadium in Florida, and the JELD-WEN Field also in Portland, the Rio Tinto Stadium, Utah and finally the CenturyLink Field in Seattle
Twelve countries would participate in the 2013 edition of the CONCACAF in USA. The twelve countries are Costa Rica, Belize, El Salvador, Canada, Haiti, Cuba, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, Martinique, United States, Honduras and Panama. You can catch live football action in any of the thirteen designated Gold Cup 2013 venues when you buy your tickets online.