Football design unveiled for CONCACAF Gold Cup at Broncos Stadium
Political leaders from Colorado and Mexico gathered outside Union Station on Monday to celebrate the next showcase of world-class football at Broncos Stadium.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Deputy Mexican Consul Federico Bass join young players to unveil the design of the Nike soccer ball to be featured in two CONCACAF Gold Cup matches on June 19 – Cuba-Martinique (6 p.m.) and Mexico-Canada (8:30 p.m.). ) in group A.
It’s cool: The Broncos’ stadium is hosting CONCACAF Gold Cup games this month and the soccer ball design was unveiled today downtown. Your opinions on the look? pic.twitter.com/piayITD1lg
– Kyle Fredrickson (@kylefredrickson) June 3, 2019
Denver last hosted Gold Cup matches in 2017, when 49,121 attended the El Salvador-Curacao and Mexico-Jamaica doubles program. The tournament crowns a winner every two years of the best national team in North / Central America and the Caribbean. There are 16 squads this year:
Group A – Canada, Martinique, Mexico and Cuba
Group B – Haiti, Bermuda, Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Group C – Curacao, El Salvador, Jamaica and Honduras
Group D – Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, United States and Guyana
The Broncos Stadium will also feature newly installed LED lights that illuminate the field and the lower bowl. The modernized sports lighting system is FIFA compliant and brings the venue closer to the possibility of hosting 2026 World Cup matches. Denver is one of 17 US cities being considered for 10 slots.
CONCACAF GOLD CUP, GROUP A – BRONCOS STADIUM (JUNE 19)
- Cuba vs. Martinique (6 p.m.)
- Mexico-Canada (8:30 p.m.)