• Friday Apr 28, 2017

    CU17 Preview: April 28, 2017 (Group B)

    Action from the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship match between Costa Rica (white jersey) and Suriname on April 25, 2017, in Panama City, Panama. (Photo: Straffon Images)

    2017 CONCACAF UNDER-17 CHAMPIONSHIP
    Panama
    April 21 – May 7, 2017

    APRIL 28, 2017
    Estadio Maracana – El Chorrillo, Panama City, Panama

    GROUP B
    Canada v Suriname, 6:30 p.m. ET
    First-ever CU17 meeting

    Canada

    • 2017 CU17 Results: 1-2 loss v Costa Rica (Antonio Rocco Romeo 51’); 1-2 loss v Cuba (Alessandro Hojabrpour 71')    
    • Appearances: 16-1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
    • All-Time Record: 31W 14D 26L 126GF 85GA
    • Best Finish: Runner-up-1 (2011)
    • Qualification Method: automatic North American entrant
    • 0W-0D-4L in last 4 CU17 matches (scored 1 goal or fewer in each of those outings)
    • Conceded at least 1 goal in each of last 12 CU17 games
    • FIFA U-17 World Cup Appearances: 6-1987, 1989, 1993, 1995, 2011, 2013

     Suriname

    • 2017 CU17 Results: 1-1 draw v Cuba (Archero Hoever 83’); 0-3 loss v Costa Rica
    • Appearances: 1-2017
    • All-Time Record: 0W 1D 1L 1GF 4GA
    • Best Finish: first-ever appearance
    • Qualification Method: Best third-place team from finals, group stage, Caribbean
    • Qualification Record: 4W 0D 2L 15GF 6GA
    • Qualification Results: 6-0 win v Anguilla; 3-0 win v British Virgin Islands; 2-1 win v Bahamas; 2-0 win v Guadeloupe; 1-3 loss v Curacao; 1-2 loss v Cuba
    • Qualification Scorers: Archero Hoever (7 goals); Jenairo Eenig (4); Stefano Aloewel, Jaycee Marsidin, Aziez Saino, Mgwenze Vola (1)
    • FIFA U-17 World Cup Appearances: 0

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    Costa Rica v Cuba, 9:00 p.m. ET

    Costa Rica leads CU17 series: 2W-0D-1L (6GF, 3GA)

    Last CU17 meeting: April 12, 2005 (Heredia, Costa Rica) Costa Rica 3, Cuba 0

    Costa Rica

    • 2017 CU17 Results: 2-1 win v Canada (Jose Alfaro 44’, 90’+5); 3-0 win v Suriname (Julen Cordero 14’; Josue Abarca 64’; Justin Montero 80’)
    • Appearances: 16-1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
    • All-Time Record: 37W 11D 17L 132GF 71GA
    • Best Finish: Champion-1 (1994)
    • Qualification Method: First Place, Central America
    • Qualification Record: 4W 0D 0L 16GF 0GA
    • Qualification Results: 4-0 win v Belize; 6-0 win v Nicaragua; 3-0 win v El Salvador; 3-0 win v Honduras
    • Qualification Scorers: Andres Gomez, Mario Mora (5 goals); Christian Muñoz (3); Jeurgen Sequeira (2); Walter Cortez (1)
    • Unbeaten in last 6 CU17 games (5W-1D-0L), conceded 1 goal or fewer in each of those outings
    • Scored 2 goals or more in 7 of last 8 CU17 games
    • FIFA U-17 World Cup Appearances: 9-1985, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015

    Cuba

    • 2017 CU17 Results: 1-1 draw v Suriname (Bruno Rendon 58’); 2-1 win v Canada (Yandry Romero 26’; Manuel Cruz 59’)
    • Appearances: 10-1988, 1991, 1992, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
    • All-Time Record: 11W 12D 16L 45GF 62GA
    • Best Finish: Champion-1 (1988)
    • Qualification Method: Runner-up, Caribbean
    • Qualification Record: 7W 0D 1L 30GF 7GA
    • Qualification Results: 9-0 win v Dominica; 5-0 win v Barbados; 5-0 win v St. Kitts & Nevis; 2-1 win v Curacao; 6-0 win v Guadeloupe; 2-1 win v Suriname; 1-0 win v Jamaica (semifinals); 0-5 loss v Haiti (final)
    • Qualification Scorers: Brian Savigne (8 goals); Ribaldo Roldan (7); Yandry Romero (5); Ronaldo Rosette (4); Yoendry Cabrera, Manuel Cruz, Kevin Duarte, Carlos Ibarra, Cristian Turka, own-goal in favor of (1)
    • Fell 0-5 to Haiti in Caribbean under-17 qualifying final
    • Unbeaten in last 6 CU17 games (1W-5D-0L)
    • 2-1 win v Canada on April 25, 2017, ended 10-game CU17 winless streak (1W-6D-4L)
    • Last two CU17 wins both v Canada on same day: 2-1 on April 25, 2009; 2-1 on April 25, 2017
    • FIFA U-17 World Cup Appearances: 2-1989, 1991

     

     

     

     

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