• Monday Nov 28, 2011

    Panama, Costa Rica to vie for U-17 women's slot

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Marta Cox scored her third goal in two games to lead Panama to a 2-1 win over Nicaragua on Sunday and sent her country into a two-leg playoff for a berth in the CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship.

    The result completed an 8-1 aggregate victory after Cox scored the eventual winner in the 71st minute to give Panama a 2-0 lead. Karla Riley put Panama ahead 1-0 in 21st minute before Sheyla Flores scored in the 81st for Panama.

    Cox scored two goals three minutes apart (in the 59th and 62nd minutes) in Wednesday's 6-0 first leg victory over Nicaragua while Riley had a goal in the 58th.

    Panama, seeking a second straight trip to the U-17 finals, will face Costa Rica on December 7 and December 11 to claim Central America's second berth along with host Guatemala in the May 2-13 tournament. The first leg is set for Panama with the second in Costa Rica.

    Besides Guatemala, Canada, Mexico and the United States qualify automatically for the eight-team field along with three Caribbean sides, which will determine its teams in its final round of qualifying Tuesday-Saturday in Kingston, Jamaica.

  • Champions League

    Related News


Jamaica to host U.S. in a pair of U-17 friendlies

As Canada starts to rebuild after its elimination from 2018 FIFA World Cup contention, it marks an opportunity for a new batch of players to make their cases for national team inclusion.

U-17 WWC: Mexico falls to Venezuela in quarterfinals

Jazmin Enrigue put Mexico in front, but Deyna Castellanos scored two goals to lift Venezuela to a 2-1 win in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday at Amman International Stadium.

U-17 WWC: Despite Sanchez goals, U.S. eliminated

The United States (1W-0D-2L, 3 points) was eliminated from the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup after a 3-2 loss to Japan (3-0-0, 9) on Saturday at Amman International Stadium saw it finish third in Group D.

U-17 WWC: Canada eliminated after loss to Venezuela

Deyna Castellanos set a new record for the most goals scored by a player in FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup history as 10-player Venezuela (2W-0D-1L, 6 points) earned a 2-0 win over Canada (1-1-1, 4) on Friday at King Abdullah II International Stadium.

U-17 WWC: Mexico captures Group A crown

Mexico (2W-1D-0L, 7 points, GD+8) claimed the Group A crown in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after a 1-1 draw with Spain (2W-1D-0L, 7 points, GD+8) on Friday at King Abdullah II International Stadium.