Concacaf has confirmed the calendar, venues and times of the 2023-24 Concacaf Nations League matches to be played at FIFA’s next appointment in October.
The Honduras national team will face Cuba first away and then at home.
The change of venue for the first game has already been confirmed. It won’t be on Cuban soil. The duel will take place on Thursday, October 12th at the Félix Sánchez Stadium in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. This engagement is scheduled for 7:00 p.m., Catracha time.
The second leg will take place on Sunday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. local time at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa.
The October games conclude the A League group stage, with the winners and runners-up advancing to the quarterfinals where they face Canada, Costa Rica, the United States and Mexico (the top four A nations). Furthermore, these crucial games will decide which four nations will be relegated to League B (fifth and sixth place) for next year’s Nations League.
The League A quarterfinals will be played in November 2023 in a home-and-away format, with the winners of each pairing advancing to the 2023/24 Nations League final and qualifying for the CONMEBOL Copa América to be played in the United States next year .
The other two Concacaf members that will participate in the 2024 Copa América USA will be determined through a single-game playoff between the four losing teams from the quarterfinals. This playoff will also take place in March 2024.
Thursday, October 12, 2023
9:00 a.m. ET time / 7:00 p.m. Honduras time: (A) Cuba vs. Honduras – Felix Sanchez Stadium, Santo Domingo, SUN
Sunday, October 15, 2023
6:00 p.m. ET Time / 8:00 p.m. Honduras Time: (A) Honduras vs. Cuba – Estadio Nacional Chelato Úcles, Tegucigalpa, HON
The quarter-final pairings will be determined based on the October 2023 Concacaf rankings (as per FIFA date) and the 2023/24 Nations League group stage results as follows:
Quarterfinal 1: 4th best team vs. best first place team (1A/1B)
Quarterfinal 2: Third-ranked team vs. next first-place team (1A/1B)
Quarterfinal 3: Second-best team vs. best runner-up (2A/2B)
Quarterfinal 4: Best qualified team vs. next runner-up (2A/2B)