Here's what you need to know about why the AFC team and 2022 World Cup hosts are playing in this summer's Gold Cup tournament
Despite not being members of the North American football confederation, Qatar are a participating team in this year's edition of the Gold Cup for the first time in tournament history as a "guest team".
Sixteen teams are involved in the competition – with Qatar the only non-Concacaf side to be included.
So how come Qatar are playing in the Gold Cup this summer? Goal takes a look.