Jamaica Lifts Men's Caribbean Cup Trophy After Winning on Penalties

Montego Bay, Jamaica - After a 8 days of great goals and quality action Jamaica has lifted the 2014 CFU Men's Caribbean Cup after defeating Trinidad & Tobago in a penalty shootout after drawing scoreless in regulation time.

In was packed stadium at the Montego Bay sports complex as host nation Jamaica would have a tough task against fellow Caribbean powerhouses Trinidad & Tobago.

In the first half both teams attacked searching for an early advantage in the tense atmosphere. Kenwyne Jones had an early look on goal but Jamaican Goalkeeper Andre Blake was equal to the shot sending it out for a corner.

Jamaican Captain Rodoplh Austin who was understanding in midfield all match would also come close in midway through the first half. In the second half Jamaica would begin dominating possession in the match as the Reggaeboys seem to receive a new burst of energy.

Striker for the Boyz Darren Mattocks was outstanding giving the Trinidad defense trouble in the second match. Trinidad would also have their moments, as attacking pair Kenwyne Jones and Kevin Molino would be trouble for the Jamaica defense in the second half. As the match ended scoreless in regulation, extra time was used to try and separate both teams.

After being scoreless after the extra time both team would go into the dreaded penalty shootout. The first miss of the night would come as a surprise as Cardiff City forward Kenwyne Jones missed from the spot for Trinidad & Tobago as Andre Blake would make the first save.

Trinidad would recover when Michael Seaton hit a low shot which Jan Williams would save. After being deadlocked on penalties it was Khaleem Hyland who would hit his penalty over the bar which gave Jamaica the victory and 2014 CFU Men's Caribbean Cup.

Earlier in the 3rd place match Haiti defeated Cuba 2 -1 as the Haitian would end their Caribbean Cup tournament on a high.

Jerome Mechack would open the scoring in the 56 minute to make the score 1 - 0 in the second half. Wilde Donald Guerrier would double the lead in the 86th minute of play.

Cuba would end of the match by scoring what would be a consolation goal in the 89th minute by Ariel Gonzalez.