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    Ferreira-James, Alvarado to ref U-20 openers



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    NEW YORK - Dianne Ferreira-James of Guyana and Quetzalli Alvarado of Mexico will referee the opening day group matches at the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship beginning Thursday in Panama City, the confederation announced Wednesday.

    Ferreira-James will be in the middle for the first game of the tournament on Thursday between Canada and Haiti, while Alvarado will officiate the second game of Friday's doubleheader between Panama and Cuba.

    The first round will continue through Tuesday with the semifinals set for March 9 and the finals two days later.

    CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship
    At Panama City
    Referee Assignments
    Thursday, March 1
    Canada vs. Haiti
      Referee: Dianne Ferreira-James (GUY)
      Assistant: Veronica Perez (USA)
      Assistant: Nikasie Liverpool (GUY)
      Fourth: Sabina Charles-Kirton (LCA)

    Mexico vs. Jamaica
      Referee: Alicia Villatoro (GUA)
      Assistant: Lesbia Tzul (GUA)
      Assistant: Patricia Pacheco (SLV)
      Fourth: Annia Navarrete (CUB)

    Friday, March 2
    United States vs. Guatemala
      Referee: Gillian Martindale (BRB)
      Assistant: Antonette Williams (JAM)
      Assistant: Shirley Perello (HON)
      Fourth: Cardella Samuels (JAM)

    Panama vs. Cuba
      Referee: Quetzalli Alvarado (MEX)
      Assistant: Lixy Enriquez (MEX)
      Assistant: Mady Santos (HON)
      Fourth: Alondra Arellano (MEX)

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