Hosts Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba took all three points in the first two games of Group A in the Final Round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) 2014 Men’s Under 20 Qualifiers which started at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, in Trinidad and Tobago today, Friday September 12.
Cuba clipped Curacao 1-0 while Trinidad &Tobago defeated Suriname 2-1. Eddy Luis Saname netted the lone goal for Cuba in the 51st minute after a keenly contested first half ending the game 1-0. Meanwhile, Trinidad & Tobago came from behind to edge out Suriname 2-1. Suriname went ahead in the 5th minute with a goal from Ricardo Orveo Faerber in the 5th minute.
Trinidad & Tobago wasted no time and responded in the 27th minute when Andre Fortune equalized ending the first half 1-1. In the 78th minute of the game Trinidad and Tobago found the clincher ending the game 2-1.
Group B games will be played on Saturday, September 13th at the Ato Boldon Stadium when Haiti meets neighbors Dominican Republic at 4:00pm and St Kitts & Nevis plays Aruba at 6:15pm.
The Finals will be staged at the Hasely Crawford Stadium with the top teams advancing to the CONCACAF U-20 finals.