• Wednesday Jun 01, 2016

    Caribbean Cup Recap: June 1, 2016 Matches

    Action from the Scotibank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup match between host Grenada and Puerto Rico on June 1, 2016, in St. George's. (Photo courtesy of the Grenada Football Association)

    Second-round play in the 2016/17 Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup opened Wednesday with five games across the region.

    The day was highlighted by a remarkable rally by Puerto Rico and a five-goal outburst from Curacao.

    CONCACAF.com takes a look at the action from the Caribbean’s qualifying competition for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

    Group 1 … Puerto Rico rallied from a three-goal deficit to defeat host Grenada, 4-3 on penalty kicks, after a 3-3 drill.  Hector Ramos (44’ pen, 62’) scored two goals in a winning effort, Shavon John-Brown (3’, 27’) netted twice for the Spice Boys.

    Group 2 … Martinique scored twice in the second half to prevail over visiting Guadeloupe, 2-0.  Antoine Jean-Baptiste (67’) and Jean-Sylvain Baptiste (79’) struck for the host. 

    Group 3 … In a match that was originally to be played in Providence, Guyana, Curacao posted a 5-2 win over Guyana.  Felitciano Zschusschen (7’, 61’, 89’) and Gino van Kessel 42’, 63’) combined to score all the goals in a winning effort. 

    Group 4 … Due to a waterlogged pitch resulting from heavy rains, French Guiana-Bermuda was abandoned.

    Group 5 … Harrison Panayiotou (30’) extended his Caribbean Cup scoring to three straight games, striking for host St. Kitts & Nevis’ only goal in a 1-0 win over Suriname. 


    Second Round

    GROUP 1
    June 1, 2016: Grenada Athletics Stadium – St. George’s, Grenada
    Grenada-Puerto Rico 3-3 (3-1) (3:4 pens)

    Shavon John-Brown 3’, 27’; Moron Philip 38’ / Hector Ramos 44’ pen, 62’; Olvin Ortiz 88’ 

    Puerto Rico 1-0-1-0-3-3-3
    Antigua & Barbuda 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    Grenada 1-0-1-0-3-3-0
    US Virgin Islands

    * awarded three points for prevailing on penalty kicks following a draw

    June 4, 2016: Puerto Rico v Antigua & Barbuda
    June 7, 2016: Antigua & Barbuda v Grenada

    GROUP 2
    June 1, 2016: Stade Pierre Aliker – Fort-de-France, Martinique
    Martinique-Guadeloupe 2-0 (0-0)
    Antoine Jean-Baptiste 67’; Jean-Sylvain Babin 79’

    Martinique 1-1-0-0-2-0-3
    Dominica 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    Guadeloupe 1-0-0-1-0-2-0

    June 4, 2016: Guadeloupe v Dominica
    June 7, 2016: Dominica v Martinique

    GROUP 3
    June 1, 2016: Stadion Ergilio Hato – Willemstad, Curacao
    Guyana-Curacao 2-5 (1-2)
    Sheldon Holder 18’; Brandon Beresford 78’ / Felitciano Zschusschen 7’, 61’, 89’; Gino van Kessel 42’, 63’

    Curacao 1-1-0-0-5-2-3
    US Virgin Islands 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    Guyana 1-0-0-1-2-5-0

    June 4, 2016: US Virgin Islands v Guyana
    June 7, 2016: Curacao v US Virgin Islands 

    GROUP 4
    June 1, 2016: Stade Edmard Lama -- Remire-Montjoly, French Guiana
    French Guiana-Bermuda (Abandoned due to waterlogged pitch)

    Bermuda 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    Dominican Republic 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    French Guiana 0-0-0-0-0-0-0

    June 4, 2016: Bermuda v Dominican Republic
    June 7, 2016: Dominican Republic v French Guiana 

    GROUP 5
    June 1, 2016: Warner Park -- Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
    St. Kitts & Nevis-Suriname 1-0 (0-0)
    Harrison Panayiotou 30’

    St. Kitts & Nevis 1-1-0-0-1-0-3
    St. Vincent & the Grenadines 0-0-0-0-0-0-0
    Suriname 1-0-0-1-0-1-0

    June 4, 2016: Suriname v St. Vincent & the Grenadines
    June 7, 2016: St. Vincent & the Grenadines v St. Kitts & Nevis

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