U-15 Day Two: Puerto Rico wins late; Guadeloupe, Honduras & El Salvador post shutouts

Action from Puerto Rico's dramatic 2-1 CONCACAF Under-15 Championship win over Martinique (blue) on August 14, 2013, at Ed Bush Stadium in West Bay, Cayman Islands.





Wednesday – August 14, 2013




at George Town, Cayman Islands (The Annex)

Curacao 0, Guadeloupe 6

GOALS:  Geordy Choisi 28’; Loic Antonides 45’; Luther Archimede 62’, 64’; Lory Chouan 64’; Ludwig

Francillette 68’


Man of the Match:  Lory Chouan (Guadeloupe)


Guadeloupe made its debut at the CONCACAF Under-15 Championship an impressive one with a 6-0 win over Curacao.  Geordy Choisi scored the only goal of the first half, but the eventual winners struck for the five in the second stanza.  Loic Antonides made it 2-0 ten minutes after the break.  Then, Luther Archimede (62’, 64’) scored twice in two minutes, before Man of the Match Lory Chouan netted his only goal of the encounter seconds later.  Ludwig Francillette got his name on the scoresheet with two minutes left in regulation.




at George Town, Cayman Islands (The Annex)

Honduras 5, Saint Martin 0

GOALS:  Diylan Andrade 28’; Darixon Vuelto 36’, 38’; Diego Rosales 45’; Italo Ramos 69’


Man of the Match:  Darixon Vuelto (Honduras)


Darixon Vuelto scored twice early in the second half to lead Honduras to a 5-0 win over Saint Martin in the opening match for each at the CONCACAF Under-15 Championship.  The Caribbean side performed valiantly in the first half, holding the Catrachos to a single goal from Diylan Andrade.  Vuelto struck for his brace within three minutes after the interval.  Diego Rosales made it 4-0 in the 45th minute and Italo Ramos completed the scoring with a minute left in regulation.



NEXT GROUP C GAMES (all times local)

Thursday – August 15, 2013

Guadeloupe v St. Kitts & Nevis, 3:00 p.m.

Honduras v Trinidad & Tobago, 4:30 p.m.

Curacao v Saint Martin, 4:30 p.m.






at West Bay, Cayman Islands (Ed Bush Stadium)

El Salvador 3, Antigua & Barbuda 0

GOALS:  Nestor Alfaro Torres 54’; Emerson Rodriguez Palacios 69’, 72’


Man of the Match:  Kevin Martinez (El Salvador)


El Salvador got its CONCACAF Under-15 Championship campaign off to an impressive start with a 3-0 Group D victory over Antigua & Barbuda.  A double strike from Emerson Palacios in the 69th and 72nd minutes cemented the result after Nestor Torres gave the Central American side a 54th minute lead.

Following an evenly contested first half that ended scoreless, the Salvadorans played some attractive football, much to the delight of the fans in attendance.  Antigua looked threatening at times, but couldn’t find the back of the net.




at West Bay, Cayman Islands (Ed Bush Stadium)

Martinique 1, Puerto Rico 2

GOALS:  Youri Louis Arthur 6’ -- Marco Arocha 12’, John Henriquez 66’


Man of the Match:  John Henriquez (Puerto Rico)


In the most competitive fixture of the competition thus far, Puerto Rico rallied from a one-goal deficit to defeat Martinique, 2-1.  Man of the Match John Henriquez goal with four minutes left on the clock broke a 1-1 stalemate and gave the Blue Hurricane a dramatic win.  Youri Louis Arthur gave Martinique a sixth minute lead and to see Marco Arocha equalize six minutes later.  The game remained level until Henriquez came through with the heroics.  It was the first game of the tournament in which both teams scored.



NEXT GROUP D GAMES (all times local)

Thursday – August 15, 2013

Antigua & Barbuda v St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Martinique v Haiti, 6:00 p.m.

Puerto Rico v El Salvador, 7:30 p.m.