• Thursday Sep 06, 2012

    Martinique, Suriname wins open Carib Cup

    LE LAMENTIN, Martinique -- Kevin Parsemain scored six goals to pace Martinique over the British Virgin Islands 16-0, and Suriname defeated Monsterrat 7-1 Wednesday night to open the CFU Caribbean Cup.

    Stephane Abaul and Jordy Delem also had a pair of goals for Martinique, which jumped ahead on Delem's first in the sixth minute and scored nine times in the second half - five in the last 11 minutes.

    Gerald Dondon, Steve Gustan, Jacky Berdix, Djenhael, Gaetan Sidney and Alex Balmy had single strikes for Martinique.

    The British Virgin Islands, which was beaten 17-0 by the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Cup two years ago, played the final 52 minutes with only 10 men after Jevone Demming was ejected for a deliberate handball.

    In the first game of the doubleheader before a crowd of 800 at Stade Georges-Gratiant, Giovanni Waal scored the first of his two in the third minute and Stefano Rijssel added a pair in the final five minutes to lead Suriname over Montserrat.

    Waal scored his second in the 11th minute and Romano Sordam added another in the 16th to put Suriname in control 3-0 by the 16th minute.

    Jurmen Vallei and Giovanni Drenthe also had goals for the "Suriboys".

    Group 3 will resume on Friday with the British Virgin Islands facing Suriname and Martinique opposing Montserrat, with the first-round group finishing on Sunday.

    The top two teams from Group 3 will advance to the second round.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Final 2013 Gold Cup rosters revealed

CONCACAF unveiled today the final rosters submitted by the National Teams participating in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

De La Torre, Mexico remain upbeat

SEATTLE – Mexico head coach Jose Manuel de la Torre trusts that his team will rebound from an opening 2-1 loss to Panama, when it faces Canada on Thursday in the second Group A match for each at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

CONCACAF Announces Participants for Inaugural Under-15 Championship

Twenty-two Nations from across the Region Set to Take Part in Initiative to Develop Youth Football throughout CONCACAF.

Gold Cup Winner to Qualify to FIFA Confederations Cup™ Playoff Match

"This novel CONCACAF Gold Cup playoff format for the FIFA Confederations Cup is an essential and perhaps long due adjustment required to enhance the crown jewel of national team competitions within our Confederation," said Jeffrey Webb, President of CONCACAF.

Final Rosters for 2013 Gold Cup Set

Player Lists Finalized after Deadlines for Injury Player Substitutions are Closed