• Tuesday May 16, 2017

    Caribbean Club Championship: Trio earn CONCACAF berths

    Action from the Caribbean Club Championship game between Cibao FC (orange jersey) Grenades FC on May 16, 2017, in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. (Photo: CA-Images)

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – The 2017 Caribbean Club Championship finals resumed Tuesday with three sides securing places in 2017/18 CONCACAF club competition.

    CONCACAF.com takes a look at the action from Hasely Crawford Stadium: 

    2017 CARIBBEAN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP – FINALS
    Trinidad & Tobago
    May 14-21, 2017

    Group A

    May 16, 2017: Hasely Crawford Stadium – Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
    Cibao FC-Grenades FC 2-2 (0-0)
    Woodensky Cherenfant 54’, 56’ / Trevaughn Harriet 85’; own-goal, Cesar Garcia-Danco 86’ 

    • After a scoreless first half, Cibao FC (Dominican Republic)went ahead 2-0 thanks to goals by Woodensky Cherenfant (54’, 56’), but that lead slipped away late in the match.
    • Grenades FC (Antigua & Barbuda) halved the deficit in the 85th minute and then equalized on Cesar Garcia-Danco’s own-goal one minute later.
    • The result also means that two-time defending champion Central FC (1W-0D-0L, 3 points) has clinched a berth in either the Scotiabank CONCACAF League or the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.
    • Central FC (Trinidad & Tobago) will advance to the final with as little as draw against Cibao FC on Thursday. Cibao needs to get all three points in order to reach the decider.

    Cibao FC: Luis Alexander Rodriguez; Cesar Garcia-Danco, Jose Tafarel Ferreira, Woodensky Cherenfant, Charles Herold Jr., Rafael Flores, Rhonard Garcia, Patrick Soko (Diego Ceara 80'), Edward Acevedo, Jose Jaquez (Gerard Paul Lavergne 72'), Ernesto Trinidad. Head Coach: Albert Benaiges Sala

    Grenades FC: Prince Walter; Stefan Smith, Christopher Harvey (Curtez Kellman 26'), Nazir Mc Bernette, Zaeehaeus Polius, Trevaughn Harriet, Rakeem Henry, Blake Thompson, Karanjah Mack, Teran Williams (Shakkimba Williams 26'), Ranja Christian. Head Coach: Derrick Edwards

    R: Mario Escobar (Guatemala); AR1: Jade Garcia Salamatin (Aruba); AR2: Jairo Morales (Puerto Rico); 4th: Ricangel de Leca (Aruba)

    Results
    May 14, 2017
    Central FC 3, Grenades FC 1
    Jason Marcano 37’; Akenaton Edwards 45’; Nathaniel Garcia 85’ / Trevaughn Harriet 6’

    May 16, 2017
    Cibao FC 2, Grenades FC 2
    Woodensky Cherenfant 54’, 56’ / Trevaughn Harriet 85’; own-goal, Cesar Garcia-Danco 86’

    Team  GP  W  D  L  GF  GA  P
    Central FC  1 1 0 0 3 1 3
    Cibao FC  1  0 1 0 2 2 1
    Grenades FC 2 0 1 1 3 5 1

    Remaining Games
    May 18, 2017: Central FC v Cibao FC

     

    Group B

    May 16, 2017: Hasely Crawford Stadium – Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
    Portmore United-Racing FC 1-0 (1-0)
    Ricardo Morris 17’

    • Portmore United (Jamaica) sealed a place in either the Scotiabank CONCACAF League or the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League thanks to a 1-0 win over Racing FC (Haiti).
    • Ricardo Morris, who scored a team-best two goals in first-round play, netted the game-winner in the 17th minute with a left-footed shot from the top of the box off an assist by Cleon Pryce.
    • The result also means that Trinidad & Tobago’s San Juan Jabloteh (1W-0D-0L, 3 points) has clinched a berth in either the Scotiabank CONCACAF League or the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.
    • Racing FC is now eliminated from the competition, losing in both of its finals games (0-2 loss to San Juan Jabloteh on May 16).
    • The winner of Thursday’s San Juan-Jabloteh-Portmore United encounter advances to final. Jabloteh, however, will secure that spot with a draw.

    Portmore United: Shaven Sean Paul; Andre Dyce, Damono Solomon, Kareen Manning, Ricardo Morris (Roberto Johnson 87’), Sue-Lae McCalla (Kemo Gayle 80’), Javon East, Ewan Grandison, Cleon Pryce (Maalique Foster 80’), Henrico Ricketts, Michael Binns. Head Coach: Linval Dixon

    Racing FC: Maurisseau Bergeot; Laurent Estenio, Joseph Mitchelson, Fleurancier Marckenley, Valcourt Ojulesse (Paul Danshley 82’), Guillaume Stevenson Clarck Nathanael, Louissaint Kervenson, Jean Junior Odiles, Charles Bendy, Senatus Ernso Ralph J., Jean Jackson (Daniel Jamesley 75’). Head Coach: Philippe Giuliano

    R: Gianni Ascani (Turks & Caicos Islands); AR1: Dane Ritchie (Turks & Caicos Islands); AR2: Kuan Budd (Grenada); 4th: Sherwin Moore (Guyana)

    Results
    May 14, 2017
    San Juan Jabloteh 2, Racing FC 0
    Nathan Lewis 50’; own-goal, Joseph Mitchelson 74’

    May 16, 2017
    Portmore United 1, Racing FC 0
    Ricardo Morris 17’ 

    Team  GP  W  D  L  GF  GA  P
    San Juan Jabloteh  1 1 0 0 2 0 3
    Portmore United 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
    Racing FC 2 0 0 2 0 3 0

    Remaining Games
    May 18, 2017: San Juan Jabloteh v Portmore United

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