Costa Rica has hired former Club America and Leon coach Gustavo Matosas as the squad's new manager, the country's federation announced on Tuesday.
The ex-Uruguay international takes over for Oscar Ramirez, whose contract was not renewed following Costa Rica's exit from the World Cup in Russia.
Matosas, 51, won two Liga MX titles with Leon and guided America to a 2014-2015 CONCACAF Champions League title. He has also coached clubs in Uruguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Paraguay, and Argentina.
The knockout rounds of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup will be held in four different cities before the final in Chicago, the organization announced on Tuesday.
Reliant Stadium in Houston and Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia will host the quarterfinals of the tournament on June 29 and June 30, respectively. State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, will host one semifinal on July 2 and Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, was chosen as the site of the other on July 3.
The competition will expand...
WOLFSBURG, Germany -- United States defender John Brooks has told ESPN FC that he is targeting a first Gold Cup trophy next summer.
Wolfsburg defender Brooks believes the U.S. team have a "bright future" with "good guys, young guys, hungry guys" coming through their ranks.
The 25-year-old is set to make only his second appearance for his country this year when they take on Colombia in a friendly in Florida on Oct. 11.
"I think we have a good group now," Brooks, who has played every minute of the...
The 2019 Gold Cup final will be held at Chicago's Soldier Field, CONCACAF has announced.
The 2019 tournament will mark the third time Soldier Field has hosted the final, having done so in 2007 and 2013, and the venue will set a record by hosting Gold Cup matches for the sixth time.
"CONCACAF is very excited to bring once more our premier tournament to Chicago. This is truly a remarkable city that welcomes and unites fans from across the region, who share the love for our game," said CONCACAF president...