The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) conducted the draw for the upcoming Under-17 Women’s Championship this past weekend in Miami Beach, Fla., and the United States will face Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and the Bahamas in Group B play. Group A consists of host Guatemala, Canada, Panama and Jamaica.
The tournament will take place from May 2-12 and will be played entirely at Guatemala City's Estadio Cementos Progreso, site of the 2010 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship and numerous CONCACAF Champions League matches.
The finalists and winner of the third-place match qualify for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in Azerbaijan from September 22 to October 13.
A complete schedule will be announced in the coming days, but Group A games will be played on May 2, 4 and 6, while Group B action will take place on May 3, 5 and 7.
The semifinals will be played on Thursday, May 10, with the final and third-place match being held on Saturday, May 12.