Cuba's Rachel Pelaez Ellis gets ready to take a penalty against Suriname in a CFU Women's Caribbean Cup match on May 30, 2014, in Mirebalais, Haiti.
MIREBALAIS, Haiti – Cuba defeated Suriname 2-0 at Park Bayas as qualifying in the region for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup resumed Friday with CFU Women’s Caribbean Cup first round, Group 4 play.
Rachel Pelaez Ellis converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute for the first goal of the game and Yoana Calderon Gonzalez added an insurance tally with seven minutes left in regulation.
Host Haiti will open its schedule on Sunday against the Surinamese.
The group winner will advance to Caribbean’s final round in August with berths to the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship at stake.
2014 CARIBBEAN FOOTBALL UNION WOMEN’S CARIBBEAN CUP
WOMEN’S WORLD CUP QUALIFYING RESULTS, TABLES & FIXTURES
GROUP 4 (at Mirebalais, Haiti – Park Bayas)
Friday – May 30, 2014
Cuba 2, Suriname 0
Sunday – June 1, 2014
Haiti v Suriname
Tuesday – June 3, 2014
Haiti v Cuba