U.S. Soccer proposes joint CONCACAF-CONMEBOL tournament for 2020


Posted on: February 27, 2019

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Brazil manager Tite says he wants the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and the best players available to play in the Copa America. Tim Howard praises the hire of Gregg Berhalter but says he'll have his work cut out for him to get his squad ready for this summer's Gold Cup. Peter Vermes explains to ESPN FC why USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter's system needs to be implemented throughout the U.S. men's youth program. The United States Soccer Federation has sent letters to CONMEBOL, CONMEBOL's member federations and CONCACAF proposing a new international men's tournament that it is calling the Continental Cup 2020. The New York Times was the first to report the news. The letter, a copy of which was obtained by ESPN FC, proposes a tournament that will in many ways mirror the Copa America Centenario that was hosted by the U.S. in 2016. The invitees will consist of all 10 CONMEBOL countries as well as six CONCACAF...
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