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|Host country||United States|
|Dates||19–27 November 2006|
|Teams||34 (from 1 confederation)|
|Champions||United States (6th title)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Maribel Domínguez|
|Best player(s)||Kristine Lilly|
|Best goalkeeper||Erin McLeod|
The 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup was the third edition of the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, and also acted as a qualifier tournament for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. The tournament finals took place in the United States of America between 19 November and 27 November 2006. The USA and Canada received byes into the tournament after contesting the final of the 2002 Gold Cup, while four other spots were determined through regional qualification.
The United States won the competition with Canada the runner-up. Both squads automatically qualified for the 2007 Women's World Cup, while third place Mexico lost to AFC fourth-place finisher Japan in a playoff for a spot.
North and Central America Qualifying
The group winners qualified for the Gold Cup finals.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Barbados||0–1||Antigua and Barbuda||0–1||0–0|
|Cayman Islands||1–3||Netherlands Antilles||1–2||1–0|
|British Virgin Islands||1–8||U.S. Virgin Islands||1–3||0–5|
|Turks and Caicos Islands||w.o.||Bahamas|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||w.o.||Montserrat|
Antigua and Barbuda won 1–0 on aggregate.
Netherlands Antilles won 3–1 on aggregate.
US Virgin Islands won 8–1 on aggregate.
The group winners, in bold, qualified for the final round. Haiti were unable to participate in group B, as they were denied entry to the hosting country Aruba, and thus a play-off between the winners of group B, Suriname, and Haiti was arranged. Haiti won the play-off, but Suriname qualified as best runners-up owing to goal difference, along with Bermuda.
Trinidad & Tobago hosted the final round, consisting of two groups of three teams, between 6 September and 10 September. The winner of each group, in bold, have qualified for the Gold Cup finals.
|Trinidad and Tobago||6||2||2||0||0||12||1||+11|
|Trinidad and Tobago||5–1||Suriname|
St. Louis 62', 77'
|Dominican Republic||0–7||Trinidad and Tobago|
|(Report)||St. Louis 10', 53' (pen.), 57' (pen.)
|Davis 19', 76'
Reid 33', 61', 83', 88'
|(Report)||Joseph 16', 74'
Libertin 42', 65'
|Mexico||3–0||Trinidad and Tobago|
|P. Pérez 20'
|Sinclair 40', 71'
|Wambach 10', 64'||(Report)|
|(Report)||Ocampo 19' (pen.), 37'
|Canada||1–2 (aet)||United States|
|Hermuss 44'||(Report)||Osborne 6'
Lilly 120' (pen.)
|2006 Women's Gold Cup Winners|