• Sunday Jan 19, 2014

    CWU20: 3rd Place Match All-Time Results/Scorers

    Costa Rica's Noelle Sanz (#3) shields Tanya Samarzich of Mexico during their CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship semifinal on January 17, 2014, at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town, Cayman Islands. (Photo: Mexsport)


    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship’s match for third place between Costa Rica and Trinidad & Tobago will be contested Sunday at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.

    The Costa Ricans will equal Mexico’s record of four appearances in this game, when the opening whistle blows.  The winner will secure CONCACAF’s last ticket to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada.


    Previous Third Place Match appearances by team


    Mexico (4):  2004, 2006, 2008, 2012

    Costa Rica (3):  2004, 2008, 2010

    Canada (1):  2010

    Jamaica (1):  2006

    Panama (1):  2012

    * there was no third place match in 2002, both group winners advanced to the FIFA Under-19 World Cup

    Summaries from all previous CWU20 Third Place Match encounters can be found below:


    June 6, 2004 at Ottawa, Canada; Frank Clair Stadium

    Mexico  3  (Monica Ocampo 28’; Maria Valdez 40’; Christine Nieva 68’)

    Costa Rica  4  (Amara Wilson 20’; Mariam Montes 66’, 80’; Laura Sanchez 83’


    January 27, 2006 at Veracruz, Mexico; Estadio Luis Pirata Fuentes

    Mexico  4  (own-goal, Christina Murray 19’; Nancy Gandarilla 47’; Veronica Charlyn Corral 68’ pen, 90’)

    Jamaica  1  (Venecia Rid 33’)


    June 28, 2008 at Puebla, Mexico; Estadio Cuauhtemoc

    Costa Rica  2  (Raquel Rodriguez Cedeño 48’, 102’)

    Mexico  2  (Claudia Garcia 29’; Susana Mendoza 117’)

    Mexico finishes in third place, 3-2 on penalty kicks


    January 30, 2010 at Guatemala City, Guatemala; Estadio Cementos Progreso

    Canada  0

    Costa Rica  1  (Katherine Alvarado 19’)



    March 11, 2012 at Panama City, Panama; Estadio Rommel Fernandez

    Mexico  5  (Yamile Franco 18’, 47’; Natalia Gomez Junco 25’, 90’ pen; Tanya Samarzich 44’)

    Panama  0


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