• Wednesday Oct 03, 2007

    Surinam, Trinidad & Tobago open Caribbean Women's Qualification with victories

    Trinidad & Tobago and the hosts Surinam opened the Caribbean First Round Group A to the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification with victories over St. Vincent & The Grenadines and Grenada, respectively, at the Dr. Ir. Franklin Essed Stadium in Paramaribo on Tuesday.

    Avenell Isaac had four goals, while Tasha St. Louis added two more to lead Trinidad & Tobago (1-0-0, 3 Points) to a 9:0 win over St. Vincent & The Grenadines (0-1-0, 0 Points).

    In the other group encounter on Tuesday, Jolanda Saling had three goals, while Brigitta Rigthers, Aisa Smit and Eleonoor Wisch each scored for Surinam (1-0-0, 3 Points) in the 6:1 triumph against Grenada (0-1-0, 0 Points).

    The Caribbean First Round Group A continues at the Dr. Ir. Franklin Essed Stadium on Thursday when Trinidad & Tobago takes on Grenada and then Surinam hosts St. Vincent & The Grenadines. The quadrangular concludes on Sunday with St. Vincent & The Grenadines facing Grenada and then Surinam greeting Trinidad & Tobago.

    The winner of Group A will join the victors from the other three Caribbean Groups in the second round later this year with the top two teams progressing to the final round of 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification.

    Elsewhere, the Women's Central American Qualification will have El Salvador taking on Nicaragua in a home-and-away first round series from 6-13 October with the winner advancing to meet Costa Rica in the second round later in the month.

    The Central American Second Round Winner will secure a place in the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification Final Round joining the two Caribbean qualifiers, Canada, Mexico and USA, with venue and dates to be announced in due course, where two teams will qualify to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

    2008 CONCACAF WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION
    Caribbean Zone - First Round

    Group A - Paramaribo, SURINAM; Dr. Ir. Franklin Essed Stadium
    02.10.2007: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES 9:0 (2:0) (A: 85)
    Tasha ST. LOUIS 17', 51'; Avenell ISAAC 19', 47', 78', 85'; Nikeisha NOEL 52'; Mariah SHADE 72'; Niasha REYES 90'+
    TRI: Kimika Forbes - Ayana Russell, Annalis Cummings, Nadia James, Niasha Reyes, Rae Ann Elder (53: Karyn Forbes), Nikeisha Noel (82: Kenya Charles), Tasha St. Louis, Avenell Isaac, Patrice Superville, Alania Burgin (56: Mariah Shade). Booked: none
    TD: Marlon CHARLES
    VIN: Asha Richards - Alicia Pilgrim, Keisha Morgan, Shadel Cyrus (39: Mishka Quashie), Roxanne Hannaway, Matika Ferdinand, Jessica Miller, Samantha Carrington, Amanda Timm, Arima Franklyn (60: Kimisha Stephens), Akiria Samuel (86: Ria Trimmingham). Booked: Samuel 16'
    TD: Seamus MCCARTHY
    R: Otis JAMES (GUY)

    SURINAM - GRENADA 6:1 (1:1)(A: 185)
    Aisa SMIT 44'; Jolanda SALING 56', 68', 71'; Eleonoor WISCH 64'; Brigitta RIGTHERS 87' - Langaigne DYSLYNE 22'
    SUR: Natalie Benjamin - Cherrylin Alimoenadi, Silvie Blackson (60: Melissa Sakrama), Lucretia Hasselnook (73: Brigitta Rigthers), Roxanna Djarkasi, Lorraine Dompig, Charissa Jakaolmo, Vanessa Napo (87: Liesbeth Gonsalves), Aisa Smit, Eleonoor Wisch, Jolanda Saling. Booked: Dompig 51'
    TD: Arno BEZENSTEIN
    GRN: Blossom Mark - Langaigne Dyslyne (72: Camilla Cadore), Lindonna Rennie, Alisha Chestine, Tracey Redhead (53: Rene Samuel), Jody Daniel, Afy Fletcher, Kishanee Thomas, Roxanne Frederiks (61: Ruth Monro), Nicole Sandy, Rockel Hood. Booked: none
    TD: Franklin SIMPSON
    R: Stanley LANCASTER (GUY)

    04.10.2007: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - GRENADA (18:00)
    SURINAM - ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES (20:00)

    07.10.2007: ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES - GRENADA(17:00)
    SURINAM - TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (19:00)

    Group B - Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; Estadio Parque del Este
    03.10.2007: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - US VIRGIN ISLANDS (15:00)
    CUBA - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (17:00)

    05.10.2007: US VIRGIN ISLANDS - CUBA (15:00)
    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (17:00)

    07.10.2007: US VIRGIN ISLANDS - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (15:00)
    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - CUBA (17:00)

    Group C - St. John's, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA; Antigua Recreation Ground
    03.10.2007: JAMAICA - BERMUDA (13:45)
    ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - DOMINICA (15:45)

    05.10.2007: BERMUDA - DOMINICA (13:35)
    ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - JAMAICA (15:45)

    07.10.2007: DOMINICA - JAMAICA (13:45)
    ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - BERMUDA (15:45)

    Group D - Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS; T.E. McField Playing Field
    24.10.2007: CAYMAN ISLANDS - HAITI (19:30)
    26.10.2007: HAITI - PUERTO RICO (19:30)
    28.10.2007: CAYMAN ISLANDS - PUERTO RICO (19:30)

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