The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team will play the victor of a March series between Haiti and Nicaragua at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland this summer.
In Group C, Mexico will face El Salvador, Jamaica and Curacao.
The United States will open group play against Panama at Nashville's Nissan Stadium on July 8.
Group A will feature Honduras, Costa Rica, Canada and French Guiana. Joining them in the second group are surprising qualifiers Martinique, and the victor of a Nicaragua/Haiti play-in game.
Away from Frisco, the United States have been given Panama, Martinique, and Haiti or Nicaragua as their opponents. Arena previously stated he would not select Dempsey for the U.S.' upcoming March World Cup Qualifiers while he worked his way back to full fitness, but should everything continue to go well for Dempsey, a call up from Arena is likely.
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Then, he cracked his left shin against Okaro White's knee with 11:38 left in the second quarter and landed awkwardly after that. Cavaliers star LeBron James said he had guessed the seriousness of the injury after hearing a "crack".
Haiti and Nicaragua will meet in a two-legged series (March 24 in Haiti and March 28 in Nicaragua) to determine the final member of Group B.
CONCACAF announced the teams and the schedule for 2017 Gold Cup tournament Tuesday. "We will need to be prepared".
In what is expected to be two testy encounters, the Jamaicans will lock horns with reigning champions Mexico on July 13 at the Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado (USA), before wrapping up the group stage against El Salvador at the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas on July 16.
The semifinals will take place Saturday, July 22 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., and Sunday, July 23 at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The top two third place teams also advance. The final is July 26 at Santa Clara, California.