• Tuesday Apr 11, 2017

    Tradition -- CONCACAF nations welcome the world

    The United States (pictured) won the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, the last time a CONCACAF nation has hosted a World Cup of any kind. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images)

    NEW YORK – On Monday, the United States, Canada and Mexico announced their intention to submit a unified bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

     CONCACAF member associations have a long, proud and successful history of hosting World Cups for all genders, age groups and versions of the sport.

     Later this month, the Bahamas will be the site for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, marking the 17th time that a CONCACAF-affiliated nation will organize a World Cup event.

     Here’s a look at the previous World Cups in CONCACAF by nation:

     CANADA (5)

    - FIFA U-16 World Championship (1987)

    - FIFA U-19 Women's World Cup (2002)

    - FIFA U-20 World Cup (2007)

    - FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (2014)

    - FIFA Women's World Cup (2015)

     MEXICO (4)

    - FIFA World Cup (1970, 1986)

    - FIFA U-20 World Cup (1983)

    - FIFA U-17 World Cup (2011)

     USA (3)

    - FIFA World Cup (1994)

    - FIFA Women's World Cup (1999, 2003)

     TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (2)

    - FIFA U-17 World Cup (2001)

    - FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (2010)

     COSTA RICA (1)

    - FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (2014)

     GUATEMALA (1)

    - FIFA Futsal World Cup (2000)

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