Allianz Field to host Gold Cup matches in 2019

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               Charlotte named host city for 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup        The United States is hoping to defend the Gold Cup after defeating Jamaica in 2017

United president Chris Wright, Minn. The tournament matches the best national team in North, Central America and the Caribbean against one another.

Schedules and dates for ticket sales will be announced at a later date.

The 19,400-seat stadium now under construction in St. Paul's Midway neighborhood is one of 15 venues that will host matches for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.

So far, six teams including Team USA have already qualified for the Gold Cup. Ten other nations in the region will qualify later this year and early in 2019.

The U.S. will play several "friendly" matches between leading up the Gold Cup, but the match in Saint Paul will be their first in an actual global competition.

Crews broke ground on Allianz Field, Minnesota United's future home, in May 2017.

Allianz Field will host two matches, including the United States' first game of the tournament.

Charlotte may not have an MLS team anytime soon but global soccer is back in the Queen City.

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