Groups and Schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Boys' Under-15 Championship

Groups and Schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Boys' Under-15 Championship


The developmental tournament will feature the participation of 39 teams from North, Central America and the Caribbean, and three guest teams from UEFA  


The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced the groups and schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Boys' Under-15 Championship. This year's Boys' Under-15 will take place August 4-11, at the IMG Academy campus in Bradenton, Florida.

The youth tournament, which will provide access to international football for over 750 boys from across the Concacaf region, will be disputed in two rounds. For the first-round group phase, the 42 participating teams have been divided into three divisions according to the Concacaf Men's Under-17 Ranking as of 2019, ensuring sporting balance and a minimum number of  four matches for each team.

Division One will be made up by the top 14 ranked Concacaf teams, as well as Slovenia and Portugal. The 16 teams have been divided into four groups of four teams each (Groups A-D). After round robin play, the four group winners and the four second place finishers will advance to the quarterfinals to play for the Championship. The third and fourth place finishers will play an additional match to determine their final position in the division. 

 

Group A
Mexico
Panama
Trinidad and Tobago
Curacao

 

Group B
United States
Haiti
Guatemala
Suriname

 

Group C
Canada
El Salvador
Slovenia
Guadeloupe

 

Group D
Costa Rica
Jamaica
Portugal
Barbados

 

Division Two will be made up by the next 15 best ranked Concacaf teams and Israel. The 16 teams have been divided into four groups of four teams each (Groups E-H). After round robin play, the four group winners will advance to the semifinals to play for the divisional championship. The second, third and fourth place finishers will play an additional match to determine their final position in the division. 

 

Group E
Nicaragua
Guyana
Cayman Islands
Bahamas

 

Group F
Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
Grenada
Martinique

 

Group G
Saint Lucia
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Israel
Belize

 

Group H
Bermuda
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines

 

Division Three will be made up by the lowest 10 ranked Concacaf teams. The teams have been divided into two groups of five teams each (Groups I and J). After round robin play, the group winners will advance to the divisional final, while the remaining teams will play an additional match to determine their final position in the division. 

 

Group I
Bonaire
US Virgin Islands
Anguilla
French Guiana
Sint Maarten

 

Group J
Saint Martin
Dominica
British Virgin Islands
Montserrat

Turks and Caicos Islands