Groups and Schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Boys' Under-15 Championship
The developmental tournament will feature the participation of 39 teams from North, Central America and the Caribbean, and three guest teams from UEFA
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced the groups and schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Boys' Under-15 Championship. This year's Boys' Under-15 will take place August 4-11, at the IMG Academy campus in Bradenton, Florida.
The youth tournament, which will provide access to international football for over 750 boys from across the Concacaf region, will be disputed in two rounds. For the first-round group phase, the 42 participating teams have been divided into three divisions according to the Concacaf Men's Under-17 Ranking as of 2019, ensuring sporting balance and a minimum number of four matches for each team.
Division One will be made up by the top 14 ranked Concacaf teams, as well as Slovenia and Portugal. The 16 teams have been divided into four groups of four teams each (Groups A-D). After round robin play, the four group winners and the four second place finishers will advance to the quarterfinals to play for the Championship. The third and fourth place finishers will play an additional match to determine their final position in the division.