CFU U-17 Women: Semifinals on Friday

Action from the Caribbean Football Union Women's Under-17 Tournament finals game between host Haiti (blue) and Puerto Rico on September 24, 2013.


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The pair of Caribbean squads to advance to the 2013 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship will be decided on Friday, when the Caribbean Football Union Women's Under-17 Tournament semifinals take place at the Stade Sylvio Cator.


In the opener, Group 1 winner Puerto Rico (3-0-0) will take on Group 2 runner-up Trinidad & Tobago (2-0-1), followed by an encounter between Group 2 champion Bermuda (3-0-0) and host Haiti (2-0-1), which finished two points behind the Puerto Ricans.


The winners of each game will meet in Sunday’s final, plus earn places at the CONCACAF competition, which will take place October 30 – November 9, in Montego Bay, Jamaica.


Tournament Quick Facts

  • Puerto Rico is the only team in the tournament not to concede a goal.
  • Haiti scored a tournament-best 28 goals in its three group matches, conceding only two…both against Puerto Rico.
  • During Group 1 play, Haiti’s Batcheba Louis scored 11 goals in a single game against the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • With six goals in the group stage, Bermuda has scored the least number of goals among the semifinalists.
  • Trinidad & Tobago is the only semifinalist to concede one goal in two group stage matches…the other either conceded no goals in any game or just one goal on a single ocacsion