Despite closing out its CONCACAF Hexagonal schedule with a 2-1 loss at Costa Rica, Mexico remained in fourth place and will face New Zealand in a two-legged playoff next month for a spot in the 2014 World Cup.
Panama falls short of playoff after U.S. revival
Dropping a 1-0 decision to the United States in July’s CONCACAF Gold Cup final was understandably hard for Panama to accept, especially after the commitment it demonstrated throughout the competition.
Dominican Republic Women's U-20s achieve record victory
The women´s under-20 team of Dominican Republic achieved a record victory of 25:0 over British Virgin Islands during the CONCACAF - Caribbean Zone Qualification Group D at the Estadio Parque del Este in Santo Domingo on Friday.
Costa Rica, El Salvador open Central Zone U-20s with victories
El Salvador and the host Costa Rica opened the CONCACAF Under-20 Central American Zone Qualification on Saturday with victories over Guatemala and Nicaragua, respectively, at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San José.