Day 1 of the CFU Under 20 World Cup Qualifying started in high goal scoring fashion and some surprising results.
In Group 1 host Cuba drew 1 - 1 with St. Vincent and the Grenadines. They surrendered 3 points after going a goal up by Frank Lopez in the 46 minute, St. Vincent's Vasbert Ledger the equalized in the 90 minute.
Earlier in Group 1 also saw Martinique draw 1 -1 with Barbados. Frederic Sellaye scored for Martinique in the 5 minute while Sebastian Hunte equalized in the 52 minute for Barbados.
Bermuda defeated Guadeloupe 4-3 in Group 2 of the 2014 biennial Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men’s Under-20 tournament at the Estadio Panamericano in Dominican Republic today. Rai Simmons scored a hat trick for Bermuda with goals in the 39,50, and 65 minutes while Jibri Lawrence Salaam scored in the 17th minute.
For Guadeloupe Edwie Malpon scored twice in the 16th and 84 minute and Anthony Antoine in the 74th minute.
Meanwhile, in the other game played at this same venue Antigua & Barbuda outplayed Dominican Republic 3-0. Tevaughn Harriette scored twice in the 15th and 76th minute and Javorn Stevens scored in the 63rd minute of play.
This tournament is the official qualifier in the Caribbean Zone for both the CONCACAF Men’s U-20 Championship and the FIFA Men’s U-20 World Cup.