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The CONCACAF Gold Cup (Spanish: Copa de Oro de la CONCACAF; also called the CONCACAF Championship) is an association football tournament.

The first tournament was held in 1991. Before 1991, the CONCACAF Championship was the first organized tournament for national teams in the region. The CONCACAF Championship was abolished in 1989.

The CONCACAF Gold Cup features teams from Central America, North America and the Caribbean. The Mexico national football team has been the most successful team in the tournament, with 7 titles.

Performance by nation

Team Winners Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Mexico 7 (1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2015) 1 (2007) 3 (1991, 2013, 2017)
 United States 6 (1991, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2017) 4 (1993, 1998, 2009, 2011) 2 (1996, 2003) 1 (2015)
 Canada 1 (2000) 2 (2002, 2007)
 Panama 2 (2005, 2013) 2 (2011, 2015)
 Jamaica 2 (2015, 2017) 1 (1993) 1 (1998)
 Brazil 2 (1996, 2003) 1 (1998)
 Honduras 1 (1991) 4 (2005, 2009, 2011, 2013)
 Costa Rica 1 (2002) 3 (1993, 2009, 2017) 2 (1991, 2003)
 Colombia 1 (2000) 1 (2005)
 Peru 1 (2000)
 Trinidad and Tobago 1 (2000)
 Guadeloupe 1 (2007)
 Guatemala 1 (1996)
 Korea Republic 1 (2002)

* The teams in italics were invited to the tournament, and they are not a member of CONCACAF.

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