Posted on July 11, 2012
Cuba and Haiti finished first in their respective groups in the second round of the Caribbean Football Union Under-17 qualifying with victories on Monday night.
Cuba finished atop Group 2 at 3-0-0.
The Cubans defeated Bahamas, 6-0, Aruba, 7-0, and Puerto Rico, 2-0. Puerto Rico (four) finished second after drawing with Aruba, 1-1, and defeating the Bahamas, 3-0.
Haiti won Group 3 with three victories in as many matches. The Haitians defeated St. Lucia, 3-0, Curacao, 4-1, and the Dominican Republic, 4-1. Curacao (four) took second place, beating out the Dominicans on goal differential (0 to -1).
Jamaica will host a three-team group involving Antigua & Barbuda and Bermuda Wednesday through Sunday.
The British Virgin Islands, Guyana and Suriname will travel to Trinidad from July 24-28.
The remaining group will play in St. Kitts & Nevis’ Warner Park July 29-Aug. 2 with the host, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Grenada and Barbados.
The group winners and the best second-place team will advance to a final round of qualifying Aug. 19-30 at a venue to be determined later to decide the Caribbean’s five berths in the CONCACAF finals, set for April 6-19, 2013 in Panama.
Categories: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean, Cuba, CuraÃ§ao, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, U.S. Virgin Islands, Youth
Tags: Caribbean Football Union qualifying, CONCACAF Men's U-17 qualifying