Canada’s defensive record at the 2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship was unblemished, that was until Friday’s semifinal against a Mexico side that was clearly undaunted by stat sheets.
Canada will get a chance to defend its CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship crown against the United States, when they meet in Sunday’s final at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
There can be no doubting that the Dominican Republic challenged itself at the 2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship. Although going went winless in four matches -- playing against two of the region’s traditional women’s footballing powers in the USA and Mexico, rising-side Haiti and Caribbean stalwart Trinidad & Tobago -- the Dominicans gained invaluable experience.
The power of football should never be underestimated.
Defending champion Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico and the United States secured final-four places in the 2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship thanks to quarterfinal wins on a Wednesday that produced 38 goals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (recaps below).
Jamaica bounced back from losses in its opening two games at the 2016 CU15G Championship with two straight wins to complete the tournament with a 2W-0D-2L record.