Crew faces Toluca to open quarterfinals
The CONCACAF Champions League resumes after a four-month break Tuesday night when the Columbus Crew hosts Toluca in the opening game of the quarterfinals.
On Wednesday, Marathon hosts Pumas while Pachuca will travel to meet Comunicaciones.
The first legs of the final eight concludes Thursday when Arabe Unido hosts Cruz Azul.
The second legs of the quarterfinals will be played next week, March 16-18.
Under-17 Women's Championship starts Wednesday
The 2010 CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship opens Wednesday with a Group B doubleheader featuring the defending champion United States against Haiti, and host Costa Rica against debutante Cayman Islands.
On Thursday, Group A will begin when Panama faces Mexico and Jamaica plays Canada. The second CONCACAF championship will be played March 10-20 entirely at Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium - the home of Liga Deportiva Alajuelense - in Alajuela, Costa Rica.
Two teams, along with Under-17 Women's World Cup host Trinidad & Tobago, will qualify for the world championship in September.
To view the complete schedule, please click here. CONCACAF.COM to stream U-17 Women's Championship matches
Like the CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship in January, all matches from the U-17 event will be streamed live free of charge at CONCACAF.com.
Each game will also be available on-demand shortly after its conclusion. Fans also can follow the U-17 championship by joining the CONCACAF Facebook group or follow it on Twitter for all the latest news.
Guyana becomes first team to advance in Caribbean qualifying
Guyana advanced to the second of Women's Gold Cup qualifying on Sunday, winning Group A with victories over Suriname and St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Georgetown. Alison Heydorn scored a goal in each of the victories.
The five first-round group winners and three best runners-up advance, from which four will qualify to the Central American and Caribbean Games and two will go to the Women's Gold Cup in late October and November.
Mexico beats New Zealand; United States falls short at Netherlands
Mexico won its second game in a week, while the United States and Honduras lost on Wednesday as all three CONCACAF qualifiers continued their preparations for the World Cup.
El Tri, which beat Bolivia 5-0 on February 24, defeated New Zealand 2-0 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, in front of a sellout crowd of more than 90,000. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored his third goal in two games after entering as substitute to start the second half.
The United States lost 2-1 to the Netherlands in Amsterdam, in its third game of 2010. The Americans fell behind 2-0 before Carlos Bocanegra scored in the 88th minute. Honduras lost 2-0 to Turkey in Istanbul in its second match of 2010.
Panama beat Venezuela 2-1 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on goals by Roman Torres and Blas Perez scored for the Central Americans, while Guatemala defeated off El Salvador 2-1 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Costa Rica was scheduled to play Chile in Santiago, however the match was cancelled due to the earthquake that struck the South American country on February 27. U.S. women win Algarve Cup
The United States women's national team won its seventh Algarve Cup title on Wednesday by beating Germany 3-2.
The U.S. goals were scored by Abby Wambauch, Lauren Cheney and Carli Lloyd. The Americans beat Sweden, Iceland and Norway to reach the final. Canadian women win Cyprus Cup
The Canadian women's national team lifted the Cyprus Cup on Wednesday, toppling New Zealand 1-0 in the title match.
Diana Matheson scored the lone goal for the Canadians. Interim title removed from Latapy's title
Former Trinidad international Russell Latapy had the interim tag removed from his title as manager of the Soca Warriors on Wednesday, agreeing to a two-year contract to coach the side.
Latapy, who replaced Francisco Maturana on a temporary basis in April after three of 10 matches in the final round of World Cup qualifying, was one of several announcements made by the Trinidad federation, including technical director Lincoln Phillips taking over as goalkeeping coach of all TTFF teams, particularly the senior and under-23 teams.
Other announcements included the retention of David Muhammad as senior team manager, and Zoran Vranes and Cheryl Abrams remaining in their posts as head coach and manager of the under-23 and under-21 teams.
National Association Friendlies
1.20.2010: Coquimbo, Chile;
CHILE - PANAMA 2-1
1.23.2010: Carson, California, USA;
UNITED STATES - HONDURAS 3-1
1.26.2010: Córdoba, Argentina;
ARGENTINA - COSTA RICA 3-2
1.31.2010: Kingston, Jamaica;
JAMAICA - CANADA 1-0
2.10.2010: Mar de Plata, Argentina;
ARGENTINA - JAMAICA 2:1
2.24.2010- Tampa, Florida, USA:
UNITED STATES - EL SALVADOR 2:1
2.24.2010: San Francisco, USA:
MEXICO - BOLIVIA 5:0
3.03.2010: Amsterdam, Netherlands:
NETHERLANDS - UNITED STATES 2:1
3.03.2010: Pasadena, California, USA:
MEXICO - NEW ZEALAND 2:0
3.03.2010: Los Angeles, California, USA:
GUATEMALA - EL SALVADOR 2:1
3.03.2010: Barquisimeto, Venezuela:
VENEZUELA - PANAMA 1:2
3.03.2010: Istambul, Turkey:
TURKEY - HONDURAS 2:0
3.24.2010: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA:
MEXICO - ICELAND
5.07.2010: East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA:
MEXICO - ECUADOR
5.10.2010: Chicago, USA:
MEXICO - SENEGAL
5.17.2010: Mexico City, Mexico:
MEXICO - CHILE
5.24.2010: London, England:
ENGLAND - MEXICO
5.24.2010: Buenos Aires, Argentina:
ARGENTINA - CANADA
NETHERLANDS - MEXICO
5.26.2010: Lens, France
FRANCE - COSTA RICA
6.01.2010: Sion, Switzerland:
SWITZERLAND - COSTA RICA
6.03.2010: TBD, Belgium:
ITALY - MEXICO
6.05.2010: Bratislava, Slovakia:
SLOVAKIA - COSTA RICA