February 19, 2012
U-17 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
US grouped with Mexico by CONCACAF
MIAMI BEACH – The United States is grouped with Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and the Bahamas in Group B of the CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship.
Host Guatemala will face defending champion Canada, Panama and Jamaica in Group A.
The tournament will take place from May 2-12 and will be played entirely at Guatemala City's Estadio Cementos Progreso, site of the 2010 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship and numerous CONCACAF Champions League matches.
The finalists and winner of the third-place match qualify for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan from September 22 to October 13.
Group A games will be played on May 2, 4 and 6, while Group B action will take place on May 3, 5 and 7.
The semifinals will be played on Thursday, May 10. Two days later, the tournament concludes with the final and third-place match.
A match schedule will be released in the near future.