Puerto Rico and Cayman Islands through to the Round of 16

Published on 28 February 2020
Cayman Islands’ Alexia Bromfield # 20 at right in the picture (Photo: Mexsport /Concacaf )

 

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominica Republic (February 28, 2020) – Puerto Rico and Cayman Islands secured wins in Groups D and F respectively to book the final two spots in the Round of 16 of the Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship on the final match day of the group phase on the February 27, 2020.

In a keenly contested match-up in Group D, Belercia Oquendo’s lone goal in the 77th minute secured a 1-0 win for Puerto Rico against Nicaragua when they played at Estadio Olimpico Felix Sanchez, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Meanwhile, a brace in the 47th and 82nd minutes from Alexia Bromfield secured a 3-2 win for the Cayman Islands over St. Kitts and Nevis in the final match of Group F at the Panamericano stadium, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic.

As early as the 4th minute Iyanla Baily-Williams gave St. Kitts and Nevis an early lead until Molly Kehoe equalized in the 17th minute for the Cayman Islands. Cayman Islands then went on to take a 2-1 lead with Alexia Bromfield’s first goal in the 47th minute until Zonia Marshall found the equalizer for St. Kitts & Nevis in the 70th minute. However, Bromfield went on to secure the victory for Cayman Islands with an 82nd minute goal.

In other matches, Mexico defeated Guyana 3-0 in Group D’s final match while Haiti delivered another impressive display of scoring power against Trinidad and Tobago, winning 7-0 in Group F.

Haiti’s win was secured by a hat-trick from Melchie Dumornay (6’, 16’, 60’), while Valentina Ornis (21’ and 39’) and Florsie Joseph (22’ and 52’) each secured a brace en route to victory.

The Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship Round of 16 matches are as follows:

 

Estadio Felix Sanchez

29th February, 2020 1st March, 2020
4PM United States of America vs St. Lucia 4PM Mexico vs Grenada
7PM Dominican Republic vs El Salvador 7PM Guyana vs Cayman Islands

Panamericano Stadium

29th February, 2020 1st March, 2020
1PM Jamaica vs Bermuda 1PM Haiti vs Barbados
4PM Canada vs Cuba 4PM Trinidad & Tobago vs Puerto Rico

 

 

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