Update on CFU Teams progress in CONCACAF U-20 Championship

Trinidad & Tobago is holding up the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) flag high after their undefeated run and four points after two games in Group A of the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship preliminary games played at the National Stadium, in Kingston, Jamaica. Games in this group continues today, Wednesday, January 14 with a triple header when Guatemala meets Trinidad & Tobago at 3:00pm, Aruba encounters USA at 5:30pm and Jamaica faces Panama at 8:00pm in the last game to be staged at the National Stadium, in Kingston.

Panama leads the group with six points, Trinidad & Tobago and Guatemala shares second place with four points each while USA and Jamaica on a point each with Aruba yet to earn a point. Trinidad &Tobago drew 1-1 with host Jamaica in their first game but in their second game against debutants Aruba won the game 5-1. Panama defeated Aruba and the USA 4-0 and 1-0 respectively while Guatemala drew 1-1 with the USA and defeated Jamaica 1-0.

In Group the B games played in Montego Bay, St James, Mexico leads with Maximum six points from two games followed by Honduras on four points, Canada has three points, El Salvador two, Haiti one and Cuba nil. Five Member Association teams represents the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) in this championship.

The teams are hosts Jamaica, Aruba, Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba, along with CONCACAF teams Honduras, Canada, El Salvador, USA, Mexico, Panama and Guatemala. Mexico is the defending champion. The teams were drawn into two groups A and B. Group A displays Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba, Panama, United States and Guatemala, while the Group B teams are Haiti, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Honduras and El Salvador.

The top team from each group, after round-robin play, will advance to the World Cup, while the second- and third-place teams from each group will advance to the final-day knockout phase with the chance to battle for one of a pair of play-off matches which will determine CONCACAF's other two World Cup berths.