Haiti tops CFU 2015 Men’s Olympic Qualifiers

Haiti clipped Cuba 1-0 to top the Caribbean Zone of  the 2015  Men’s Olympic Qualifiers last Sunday, August 16 at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Haiti while Jamaica defeated St Vincent and the Grenadines 3-2 to take third place  at this same venue.

The winning goal was scored by Haiti’s Jonel Desire in the 19th minute

Both Haiti and Cuba will advance as the Caribbean Zone representatives to compete in the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Tournament set for October of this year.

Jamaica were placed third after defeating St Vincent and the Grenadines 3-2 in an earlier game played at this same venue.

Romario Williams scored the opening goal in the 8th minute. Chevel Cunningham equalized for St Vincent and the Grenadines in the 15th minute but  Michael Seaton put Jamaica in front in the 25th minute ending the first half 2-1.

In the 53rd minute Aoux Anderson brought the score line level again ending the regulation time with a 2-2 score line.

However, during extra time the Jamaicans got the clincher when Seaton netted in the 100th minute to end the game 3-2 in their favour.