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2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Host countries  United States Mexico
Champions  Mexico (7th title)
Fourth place  Costa Rica
Dates  12 Jul 2003 – 27 Jul 2003
Teams  12
Goals scored  50
Venue(s)  3 (in 3 host cities)
Runners-up  Brazil
Matches played  20
Best player  Jesús Arellano
Third place  United States of America
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Champion  Mexico national football team
Similar  2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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The 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup was the seventh edition of the Gold Cup, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF).


For the first time since 1993, the tournament was held in more than one country, with games played in both United States and Mexico. The games were played in Mexico City, Miami, and for the first time in a northern U.S. city, Foxborough. The format of the tournament stayed the same as in 2002: twelve teams were split into four groups of three, the top two teams in each group would advance to the quarter-finals. Colombia and Brazil were invited, with the latter sending an Under-23 team.

The United States' Landon Donovan put four past Cuba in the quarterfinals in a 5–0 win, but the defending champions went out to Brazil in the semi-finals. The South Americans scored a goal in the 89th minute and added a penalty in extra time to win 2–1. Mexico won their first championship since 1998, beating Brazil 1–0 in extra time.


  • 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup squads
  • Goalscorers

    4 goals
    3 goals
    2 goals
    1 goal

    Individual awards

    Most Valuable Player

  • Jesús Arellano
  • Top Goalkeeper

  • Oswaldo Sánchez
  • Fair Play Trophy

  •  United States
  • Best XI

  • G - Oswaldo Sánchez
  • D - Carlos Castro
  • D - Maicon
  • D - Ricardo Osorio
  • D - Mauricio Wright
  • M - Walter Centeno
  • M - Rafael García
  • M - Giovanni Hernández
  • F - Jesús Arellano
  • F - Landon Donovan
  • F - Kaká
  • Reserves

  • G - Odelín Molina
  • D - Bobby Convey
  • D - Jaime Rosales
  • M - Diego
  • M - Fernando Salazar
  • M - Theodore Whitmore
  • References

    2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup
    2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup
    2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup