Tournament of Nations

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Tournament of Nations
Founded2017
RegionUnited States
Number of teams4
Current champions United States (1st title)
Most successful team(s) Australia (1 title)
 United States (1 title)

The Tournament of Nations is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's association football hosted by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) in several American cities. The inaugural tournament was held in 2017.[1] USSF indicated it will be held only in non-World Cup and non-Olympic years.[2] Starting in 2021 Volkswagen will become the title sponsor for the Tournament of Nations.[3]

Format[edit]

Since 2017 the tournament has been an invitational event, allowing four nations to compete against one another. The tournament is conducted via a round-robin system, with the nation finishing at the top of the table being declared the tournament champions.[4] The format is the same as the other women's invitational event run by the USSF, the SheBelieves Cup.[5]

Results[edit]

Year
Winner Runner-up Third place Fourth place
2017
Australia

United States

Japan

Brazil
2018
United States

Australia

Brazil

Japan
2021

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tournament of Nations 2017". Women's Soccer News. June 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "Five Things To Know About the 2017 Tournament of Nations". July 20, 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2019/01/14/15/16/20190114-new-us-soccer-volkswagen-partnership-is-major-step-in-continuing-to-drive-the-game-forward
  4. ^ "Matildas stun Brazil to win Tournament of Nations with 6-1 victory". ABC News (Australia). August 4, 2017.
  5. ^ "U.S. WNT Hosts Australia, Brazil and Japan this Summer for 2018 Tournament of Nations". United States Soccer Federation. May 16, 2018.