Jamaica vs. Suriname encounter postponed; Secretariat monitoring Haiti situation


ST.JOHN’S, Antigua (October 3, 2016) – The Jamaica vs. Suriname Group 1, Match 1 encounter of Round 3 of the Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup has been postponed due to the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Both teams were expected to meet at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Kingston, Jamaica on October 5. The new date will be announced shortly.


The CFU Competitions Department is monitoring the situation in Haiti and will make a final determination on the Haiti vs. French Guiana match, scheduled for October 5 at Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.


All other matches for October 5 will proceed as scheduled. Antigua and Barbuda is away to Curacao and Trinidad and Tobago will host the Dominican Republic.


Round three matches are also scheduled for October 8 and 11.


The top four teams emerging from Round 3 will qualify to the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup while the fifth-placed team will advance to a play-off against a team from UNCAF in a bid to earn a Gold Cup berth.


Round 3 will be followed by a three-nation, Fifth-place Play-off of the best three second-placed finishers, from November 7-15, 2016.


The finals of the Caribbean Cup will be played from June 22-25, 2017.