• Friday Mar 27, 2009

    Tempete-Alpha United match in Caribbean Club Championship postponed for one week

    NEW YORK - Tempete FC's home leg against Alpha United of Guyana in the first round of the CFU Club Champions Cup has been postponed a week until April 5, the Caribbean Football Union announced Friday.

    The match was to be played Sunday in Saint-Marc, Haiti, but the delay was caused by travel difficulties encountered by Alpha United, the CFU said.

    Tempete rallied for a 1-1 draw at Alpha United in the first leg on March 23 on an own-goal by Kelvin McKenzie. The winner advances to a second-round meeting against the victory between Sevilla FC of Puerto Rico and the Greenbay Hoppers of Antigua.

    They drew 3-3 in the first leg of their series in Puerto Rico on March 21.

    The Caribbean championship qualifies three teams for next season's CONCACAF Champions League.

    CFU Club Champions Cup

    Results and Schedule

    First Round

    First Leg

    Wednesday, March 18

    Bath Estate (Dominica) 0, W Connection (Trinidad) 5

    CSD Barber (Netherlands Antilles) 1, Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) 3

    Saturday, March 21

    Alpha United (Guyana) 1, Tempete FC (Haiti) 1

    Sevilla FC (Puerto Rico) 3, Greenbay Hoppers (Antigua) 3

    Sunday, March 22

    SA Cavaly (Haiti) 5, SV Britannia (Aruba) 0

    Second Leg

    Wednesday, March 25

    W Connection (Trinidad) 12, Bath Estate (Dominica) 1

    (W Connection advances on 17-1 aggregate)

    Inter Moengo Tapoe (Suriname) 0, CSD Barber (Antigua) 1

    (Inter advances on 3-2 aggregate)

    Sunday, March 29

    Greenbay Hoppers (Antigua) vs. Sevilla FC (Puerto Rico)

    Monday, March 30

    SV Britannia (Aruba) vs. SA Cavaly (Haiti)

    Sunday, April 5

    Tempete FC (Haiti) vs. Alpha United (Guyana)

    Second Round

    First Leg: April 13

    Second Leg: April 20

    *San Juan Jabloteh (Trinidad) vs. Moengo Tapoe (Suriname

    *Greenbay-Sevilla winner vs. Tempete-Alpha United winner

    *W Connection (Trindad) vs. Cavaly-Britannia winner

    *hosts first leg

    Semifinal winners and the Puerto Rico Islanders will be drawn for single-game semifinals after the second round is complete. The semifinals will be played May 15 in Trinidad, which also will stage the final and third-place match two days later.

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