CONCACAF Gold Cup facts for kids

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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. It began in 1991. It has teams from Central America, North America and the Caribbean. The Mexico national football team has been the most successful team in the tournament, with 10 titles.

Performance by nation

Team Winners Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
 Mexico 10 (1965, 1971, 1977, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2015) 2 (1967, 2007) 4 (1973, 1981, 1991, 2013) 1 (1969)
 United States 5 (1991, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2013) 5 (1989, 1993, 1998, 2009, 2011) 2 (1996, 2003) 1 (2015)
 Costa Rica 3 (1963, 1969, 1989) 1 (2002) 5 (1965, 1971, 1985, 1993, 2009) 2 (1991, 2003)
 Canada 2 (1985, 2000) 2 (2002, 2007) 2 (1977, 1981)
 Honduras 1 (1981) 2 (1985, 1991) 5 (1967, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013) 2 (1963, 1973)
 Guatemala 1 (1967) 2 (1965, 1969) 2 (1989, 1996)
 Haiti 1 (1973) 2 (1971, 1977)
 Panama 2 (2005, 2013) 2 (2011, 2015)
 El Salvador 2 (1963, 1981) 1 (1977) 1 (1965)
 Brazil 2 (1996, 2003) 1 (1998)
 Trinidad and Tobago 1 (1973) 2 (1989, 2000) 1 (1967)
 Jamaica 1 (2015) 1 (1993) 1 (1998)
 Colombia 1 (2000) 1 (2005)
 Netherlands Antilles 2 (1963, 1969)
 Guadeloupe 1 (2007)
 Peru 1 (2000)
 Cuba 1 (1971)
 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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