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Concacaf president Victor Montagliani addresses 2024 Copa America ‘hypothesis’

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Having already certified as co-hosts, the US, Mexico, and Canada might want to get artistic relating to getting ready for the 2026 World Cup.

The three nations should discover methods to play in opposition to top-class opposition above the extent present in Concacaf, whereas including the aggressive spice that simply merely does not occur in friendlies.

Earlier this week, rumors emerged that the United States had develop into a severe contender to host the 2024 version of Conmebol’s Copa America. In the meantime, Canada had been understood to be taking part in on the event, with Mexico additionally eager.

This may see North America’s most interesting significantly examined in opposition to the likes of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay in one of the aggressive situations possible.

On Thursday, Concacaf president Victor Montagliani spoke to Canadian broadcaster OneSoccer to handle the rumors.

“All I’ve to say is that it’s hypothesis,” mentioned Canada native Montagliani. “We’re all the time discussing these issues with all of the confederations. However what’s vital, I believe, is there is a little bit of misinformation round a few of these tournaments.

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“It is actually not the jurisdiction of a federation or a league to have these discussions. These discussions are held by the confederations; it is between confederations. My Gold Cup is mine, no person talks [about] the Gold Cup aside from me. Copa America belongs to Conmebol and my companion Alejandro Dominguez. That is the place the dialogue occurs.”

Gas was added to the hearth when it emerged that Ecuador had been pulling out as hosts in 2024, with Peru the one different South American nation with practical intent on internet hosting the event.

No matter whether or not it involves the US or in the event that they, Canada, and Mexico flip up in any respect, it is clear the nations want testing at a a lot increased stage than they’re going to discover in, say, the Concacaf Nations League.

Mexico and Canada didn’t make it out of the group stage on the present World Cup in Qatar, whereas the US had been simply crushed 3-1 of their round-of-16 conflict in opposition to the Netherlands, regardless of going unbeaten in a gaggle containing England, Iran, and Wales.

“We can have these discussions, we have had them, we are going to proceed with all of them to see how we are able to higher our personal competitions, possibly create new ones,” Montagliani mentioned. “We are going to most likely have some form of bulletins on any of that stuff most likely early within the 2023 stage, as a result of we perceive how vital it’s to have these competitions.”

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