Concacaf today conducted the official draw to sort the eight participating teams into two groups of four, for the first round of the competition.

The groups for the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament are as follows:

Group A
A1: USA
A2: Costa Rica
A3: Panama
A4: Haiti

Group B
B1: Canada
B2: Mexico
B3: Jamaica
B4: Saint Kitts and Nevis

The 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament will kick off with an initial group stage between January 28 – February 4. Group A matches will take place at the BBVA Stadium, in Houston, TX on January 28, 31, and February 3.

Group B matches are set for January 29, and February 1 and 4, at the HEB Park, in Edinburg, TX.

After group stage round-robin play the top two finishers from each group will move on to the semifinals. The two semifinal matches, which will determine the two qualified teams to the Olympics, will be played on Friday, February 7, at the Dignity Health Sports Park, in Los Angeles, CA.

The final match, between the semifinal winners, will also be played in Los Angeles, on Sunday, February 9.

In the previous edition of the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, hosted in Houston and Frisco, in 2016, the United States topped Canada 2-0 in the final, earning its 4th straight title.

The 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament will kick off what is set to be a year of Women’s Football at Concacaf.

In total, more than 1,400 girls and women from the entire region will have access to top level football tournaments, including the Girls’ Under-15 Championship and the Women’s Under-17 and Under-20 Championships.