Mexico to play 2017 Gold Cup soccer match at Alamodome

FirstEnergy Stadium will host a CONCACAF Gold Cup match next year, sometime during the July 7 - 26 soccer tournament. Drawing large crowds and millions of television viewers, the Gold Cup is a celebration of soccer, sportsmanship, and culture.

Denver is one of 13 metropolitan areas to host the event.

"Nashville SC and the CONCACAF Gold Cup will be strong partners in the months leading up to July's U.S. Men's National Team match", Jeske said.

Houston Dynamo fans sit inside BBVA Compass Stadium during the stadiums opening day where the Houston Dynamo will host the D.C. United Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Houston.

Return cities that will play hosts to 2017 Gold Cup games are: Arlington, Texas; Houston; Philadelphia; San Diego; Tampa, Fla.; Harrison, N.Y.; Pasadena, Calif.; Denver; Frisco, Texas; and Glendale, Ariz. "We are committed to bringing top-notch soccer events to Nashville and this is another example of that".

The Gold Cup, held every two years, is the main soccer competition between national teams in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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Complete groups and schedule for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, including full details for matches at FirstEnergy Stadium, will be announced next year, along with the selection of dates and match assignment for the knockout round and the awarding of the Final.

Curacao, French Guiana, Jamaica, and Martinique, qualified by winning their groups in the recently completed semifinal stage of the CFU Caribbean Cup.

CONCACAF announced the venues for the 2017 edition of the Gold Cup and Men's worldwide soccer is returning to Cleveland.

Four Central American teams will qualify via the Copa Centroamericana in January. It will be the first time that a Gold Cup match has taken place in Nashville.

Mexico's opponent or the other two nations playing in San Antonio has not been determined. The San Diego Sports Alliance encourages fans to purchase their tickets early in order to secure the best seats for a great fan experience.

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