When Do the United States Play Mexico in Playoff?

The Confederations Cup trophy on display in Brazil. (Getty)

The Confederations Cup trophy on display in Brazil. (Getty)

Since the United States disappointing exit in the 2015 Gold Cup fans and experts alike have been talking about the Confederations Cup. Since the US won the 2013 Gold Cup they will play the winner of the 2015 Gold Cup in a playoff match for the right to represent CONCACAF in the 2017 Confederations Cup.

So far, what has been announced about the match is it will happen on October 9, 2015 in the United States. The location has yet to be determined.

The Confederations Cup is a tournament that happens the year before the World Cup in the host country. The 2013 Confederations Cup happened in Brazil since Brazil hosted the 2014 Gold Cup. The 2017 Confederations Cup will take place in Russia since they are the host country of the 2018 World Cup.

According to CBS Sports, the 2017 Confederations Cup will take place June 17th through July 2nd. Germany, Chile, Australia and Russia have already qualified for the tournament. Four additional teams will also qualify including the CONCACAF representative.



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