• Sunday Aug 10, 2014

    CGU15: Day Four Recap

    Action from the CONCACAF Under-15 Girls' Championship match between Puerto Rico and Haiti (blue jersey) on August 9, 2014, at the Cayman Brac Sports Field in Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands.

     

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Canada, Costa Rica, Haiti and Jamaica advanced to the quarterfinals of the inaugural CONCACAF Girls U-15 Championship after posting wins on Saturday.

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    Here’s a recap of the evening’s action in the Cayman islands:

    GROUP C

    Anguilla 0, Jamaica 9

    At the T.E McField Sports Complex, forward Jody Brown scored four goals and Jamaica registered a 9-0 victory over Anguilla.

    Brown (12’, 17’, 19’, 30’) inflicted all of her damage within the opening 30 minutes, after Chavelle Henry (11’) netted in a second consecutive game to open the scoring.

    Anguilla found the Jamaicans’ sheer pace of play to be challenging and conceded an own-goal in the 27th minute, putting it behind 6-0 at the half.

    Following the break, Jamaica added three more goals, as Shanhaine Nelson (42’), Jamila Ashley (61’) and Sydoney Clarke (70’) got their names on the scoresheet to complete the largest margin of victory in the tournament thus far.

    Belize 0, Costa Rica 7

    A hat-trick by Irela Rodriquez highlighted Costa Rica’s 7-0 victory over Belize.  Rodriquez (19’ 36’, 38’) hit the mark once in the first half and twice in the second, as the Central Americans punched their ticket to the quarterfinals.

    Merelyn Alvarado scored a double (26’, 66’), while Meredith Calderon (21’) and Maria Sanabria (70’) tallied once each to complete the victory.

    GROUP D

    Puerto Rico 0, Haiti 1

    Haiti left it late to edge defiant Puerto Rico in Group D play at the Cayman Brac Sports Field.

    Nelourdes Nicolas (70’+3) scored the game-winner deep into second-half stoppage time to guarantee her side a quarterfinal berth.

    Cuba 0, Canada 6

    Canada produced another fine display of attacking football and earned a quarterfinal place, defeating Cuba 6-0 at the Cayman Brac Sports Field.

    Camila Gomez (37’, 52’) paced the Canadians, who took an early lead through Anyssa Ibrahim (8’).

    Teni Akindoju (23’), Sarah Stratigakis (24’) and Nahidi Baalbaki (43’) also tallied in the win, giving the Canadians 11 goals in two games.

     

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