CONCACAF hopes expanded Gold Cup will develop regional football

By George Davis, Lance Whittaker& Mariah Ramharack April 23, 2019

Jamaica will be the first country to host a Gold Cup match outside of  North America in the upcoming tournament.  CONCACAF Chief Football Officer Manuel Zubiria explains the idea behind a bigger, wider tournament.

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