The CONCACAF U20 Championship is one of the largest international association football tournaments in the North America region. It also serves the purpose of the qualifying event for the FIFA U20 World Cup. However it wasn’t always likes this.
The tournament is presented in a four round-robin groups from which the top two teams of each qualified to a playoff final round. In this 28th edition of the tournament, the 2022 CONCACAF U20 Championship was held in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
The four teams that qualified to the semifinals in 2022 were Honduras, Guatemala, the USMNT and Dominican Republic. These last two decided the best of the tournament this year in a very exciting match. Check out the full list of all champions by year below.
CONCACAF Under-20 Championship Winners: List of all champions by year
As 60 years have passed, the tournament has changed a lot. First it was a tournament divided into groups. Then for the 1998 edition, were divided into two groups of four, each group hosted by a separate nation until the 2007 tournament.
The CONCACAF region returned to a championship-style tournament in which all four semifinalists qualify for the FIFA U20 World Cup since the 2009 edition of the tournament. As for the most championship winners, Mexico have the most with 13 titles. The second is the USA team with only 3 championship wins.
|8||1980||United States||Mexico||United States|
|10||1984||Trinidad and Tobago||Mexico||Canada|
|11||1986||Trinidad and Tobago||Canada||United States|
|13||1990||Guatemala||Mexico||Trinidad and Tobago|
|17||1998||Guatemala/Trinidad and Tobago||US/Mexico||Costa Rica/Honduras|
|18||2001||Canada/Trinidad and Tobago||Costa Rica/Canada||US/Jamaica|
|22||2009||Trinidad and Tobago||Costa Rica||United States|
|26||2017||Costa Rica||United States||Honduras|
|27||2018||United States||United States||Mexico|
|28||2022||Honduras||United States||Dominican Republic|