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    CFU Club Championship Recap: March 23, 2014

    Action from the Caribbean Club Football Championship game between Caledonia AIA (left) and Inter Moengotapoe on March 23, 2014, in Mirebalais, Haiti. (Photo: Yonel Louis)

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Guyana’s Alpha United moved a step closer to a second CONCACAF Champions League appearance, sealing a place in the 2014 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship semifinals with a 1-0 victory over Harbour View on Sunday. 

    CONCACAF.com takes a look at Matchday 2 action from the Caribbean’s annual club championship, which also doubles as a qualifying competition for the confederation’s premier club competition.

    Group 1 (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)

    At the Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Ronaldo Barbosa scored a late goal (82’) to lift Guadeloupe’s Unite Saint Rosienne past Bodden Town, 1-0.  After a second straight loss, the Cayman Islands champion was eliminated from contention with one game remaining.

    The victory gave USR a share of the group lead with host Bayamon FC, which was held to a goalless draw by Curacao’s Centro Dominguito.

    Bayamon and USR will meet on Tuesday with the group title at stake.

    Group 1 Table (after two games): Bayamon FC (4 points, +5 goal difference); Unite Saint Rosienne (4, +1); Centro Dominguito (1 point, 0); Bodden Town (0 points, -6)

    Group 2 (Mirebalais, Haiti)

    At the Stade Bayas, Jamaica’s Waterhouse took a two-point lead in Group 2 thanks to a 2-1 win over host AS Mirebalais.  The game got off to an inauspicious start, when AS Mirebalais goalkeeper Williamson Valreius Williamson conceded an own-goal in the opening minute of play.  Kenroy Howell doubled the lead four minutes after the break.  The home team’s elimination could not be prevented despite Odlin Joseph getting his name on the scoresheet in the 66th minute.

    Earlier in the evening, Trinidad & Tobago’s Caledonia AIA and Inter Moengotapoe played to a 2-2 draw.  Following a goalless first half, Anduelo Amoeferie (48’) broke the deadlock with Inter’s first goal of the competition.  Nuru Abdullah Muhammad (61’) and Tyrone Charles (72’) put the Trinidadians ahead as each scored their second goals of the tournament.  Despite Kareem Kwasie (76’) ensuring Moengotapoe a share of the points, the Surinamese were eliminated.

    In their meeting on Tuesday, Waterhouse needs only a draw against two-time CCL qualifier Caledonia to progress to the semifinals.

    Group 2 Table (after two games): Waterhouse (6 points, +5 goal difference); Caledonia AIA (4, +3); Inter Moengotapoe (1, -4), AS Mirebalais (0, -4)

    Group 3 (Harbour View, Jamaica)

    Alpha United secured a spot in the final round with a 1-0 win over host Harbour View.  Grenada international striker Kithson Bain (24’) was on target in a second straight game for The Hammer.

    Even though neither can advance, Harbour View and Trinidad & Tobago’s Defence Force will meet in the last group game on Tuesday.

    Group 3 Table (through Sunday): Waterhouse (6 points, +3 goal difference); Harbour View (0, -1), Defence Force (0, -2)

    NEXT FIXTURES

    Tuesday – March 25, 2014

     

    Group 1

    Centro Dominguito v Bodden Town

    Unite Saint Rosienne v Bayamon FC

    Group 2

    Caledonia AIA v Waterhouse

    AS Mirebalais v Inter Moengotapoe

     

    Group 3

    Harbour View v Defence Force

     

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