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2yTom Marshall

Nicaragua league playing on worries CONCACAF

"It's a bit of a head-scratcher, to be honest," Montagliani said of the decision to continue Nicaragua league play despite the pandemic.

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2yAdriana Garcia

Nicaragua FA confirms The Best voting mix-up

Nicaragua's football federation has confirmed it was left-back Manuel Rosas, and not captain Juan Barrera, whose vote was sent for The Best voting.

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2yAndrew Cesare Richardson

Messi The Best vote fix claims: FIFA issue denial

FIFA have denied allegations of foul play with regards to the voting as Lionel Messi was named Best Men's Player at the FIFA The Best awards.


Costa Rica hits four past Nicaragua

A rampant first-half performance from Costa Rica set them up for a 4-0 win over Nicaragua in their Gold Cup opener in San Jose on Sunday.

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4yAssociated Press

Banned former Nicaragua chief Rocha dies

Julio Rocha, the former Nicaraguan Football Federation president convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, died on Saturday.

5yJeff Carlisle

U.S. gets the job done but little else

The U.S. did enough to move ahead as Group B winners by beating Nicaragua 3-0, but it wasn't a complete performance, writes Jeff Carlisle.

5yArch Bell

U.S. does enough vs. Nicaragua

The U.S. turned in its best performance of the Gold Cup so far in beating Nicaragua 3-0, but Bruce Arena's squad still needs to sharpen up.

5yESPN staff

U.S. beats Nicaragua, tops Gold Cup group

Matt Miazga scored in the 88th minute to cap the United States' 3-0 win over Nicaragua on Saturday, ensuring the Americans topped the group.

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5yJeff Carlisle

World Cup pressure getting to U.S. players

The pressure of what's essentially a World Cup audition for many on the U.S. Gold Cup squad is threatening to derail the team's tournament chances.

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5yESPN staff

Panama fight back to defeat Nicaragua

Ismael Diaz and Gabriel Torres scored seven minutes apart as Panama leapt into the Group B lead at the 2017 Gold Cup with a 2-1 victory over Nicaragua

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5yESPN staff

Martinique wins opener vs. Nicaragua

Martinique began their 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign in style, defeating Nicaragua 2-0 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on Saturday.

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5yArch Bell

2017 Gold Cup group-by-group preview

With the CONCACAF Gold Cup set to kick off this weekend, Arch Bell breaks down each of the three groups headlined by the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica.

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5yESPN staff

Nicaragua beat Haiti to qualify for Gold Cup

Nicaragua have qualified for the Gold Cup after beating Haiti 4-3 on aggregate in dramatic fashion and will line up in the same group as the U.S.

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5yJeff Carlisle

Gold Cup: U.S. to face Panama, Martinique

The United States will face Panama, Martinique and either Haiti or Nicaragua in Group B of the CONCACAF Gold Cup this summer.

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5yAssociated Press

Ex-Nicaragua chief pleads guilty in N.Y.

The former head of the Nicaraguan football federation has pleaded guilty in New York in the corruption scandal that has engulfed FIFA.

6yAssociated Press

Swiss extradite last FIFA suspect to U.S.

Former FIFA staffer Julio Rocha was extradited to the United States on Wednesday to face racketeering charges in a sprawling bribery case.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONCACAF

Goal Difference9
Goals Scored10
Goals Conceded1