• Monday Mar 28, 2011

    2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship Lookahead – Day One

    GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - The CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, a tournament that qualifies four teams for the FIFA U-20 World Cup and crowns the confederation's champion, starts on a Monday with a doubleheader at Estadio Cementos Progreso.

     

    CANADA vs. GUADELOUPE, 6 p.m. (local), 8 p.m. (ET)

    In their only CONCACAF Under-20 Championship meeting, Canada defeated Guadeloupe, 4-2, on May 3, 1992.

     

    Fast Facts - Canada

    ·Has appeared in eight FIFA U-20 World Cups, including five of the last seven biennial competitions.It hosted the finals in 2007.

    ·Has won the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on two occasions (1986 & 1996).

    ·Is 24-7-3 in 34 all-time games against Caribbean opposition at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.

    ·Has posted six shutouts in its last seven CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games against Caribbean opposition.

    ·Features two returning players from the last championship in 2009 - goalkeeper Julien Latendresse Lévesque and midfielder Ethan Gage.

     

    Fast Facts - Guadeloupe

    ·Is an associate member of CONCACAF and eligible to win a CONCACAF championship, but is not a FIFA member and cannot qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

    ·Is 0-0-2 in two all-time games at the finals of a CONCACAF Under-20 Championship (2 goals for, 7 goals against).

    ·Qualified for the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship by overcoming Bermuda in a two-game Group B series in the Caribbean Zone (1-1, 4-0).Thomas Grava scored two goals.

     

     

    CUBA vs. MEXICO, 8 p.m. (local), 10 p.m. (ET)

    In eight previous meetings at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, Mexico holds the advantage over Cuba with a 6-2-0 record.Mexico posted shutouts in seven of those eight meetings, but has never scored more than two goals in any game.

     

    Fast Facts - Cuba

    ·10th appearance in the finals of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.

    ·Qualified for the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship by winning Group A in the Caribbean Zone with a perfect 3-0-0 record (1-0 v St. Kitts & Nevis, 29-0 v British Virgin Islands, 2-0 v Netherlands Antilles.

    ·Has never qualified for a FIFA U-20 World Cup.

     

    Fast Facts - Mexico

    ·Has appeared in 11 FIFA U-20 World Cups, but failed to qualify for the 2009 edition.

    ·22nd appearance in the finals of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.

    ·Has won 10 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship titles (1962, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1990, 1992).

    ·Is 34-6-2 in 42 all-time games against Caribbean opposition at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, posting 30 shutouts.

    ·Is 1-2-1 in its last four CONCACAF Under-Championship games.

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