CU17W Preview: Third Place Match – Haiti v Canada
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Action from the CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship game between Canada (white jersey) and Haiti on March 7, 2016, in St. George's, Grenada. (Photo: Mexsport)

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Haiti and Canada will have one last chance to qualify for the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, when they meet in the 2016 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship third place match at the Grenada Athletics Stadium.

The winner will join finalists Mexico and the United States at Jordan 2016.

CONCACAF.com takes a look at the game:

2016 CONCACAF UNDER-17 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (CU17W)
St. George’s, Grenada – Grenada Athletics Stadium
Sunday – March 13, 2016

THIRD PLACE MATCH

Haiti v Canada, 3:00 p.m. ET (3:00 p.m. local)
Haiti leads all-time CU17W series: 1W-0D-0L (2 GF, 1 GA)

Previous CU17W Meetings
2016: Canada 1 (Sarah Stratigakis 77'), Haiti 2 (Mikerline Saint Felix 81’; Shelsie Melissa Dacius 84’ pen) … Group Stage

Haiti (Group A, 1st place … 3W-0D-0L, 9 points)
- Group A Results: 13-0 win v Grenada (Mikerline Saint Felix 5‘, 15’; Nerilia Mondesir 9‘, 38’, 41’, 42’; Melchie Daelle ‘Coventina’ Dumonay 14‘; Martine Olivier 28‘; Shelsie Melissa Dacius 34‘, 55’; Roseline Eloissaint 54‘; Lovelie Pierre 72‘, 83’); 3-2 win v Guatemala (Mikerline Saint Felix 7’, 12’; Nerilia Mondesir 89’); 2-1 win v Canada (Mikerline Saint Felix 81’; Shelsie Melissa Dacius 84’ pen) … SEMIFINALS: 0-3 loss v Mexico
- CU17W Appearances: 3-2010, 2013, 2016
- Best Finish: never advanced past Group Stage before this edition
- All-Time CU17W Record: GP-10; W-3; D-1; L-6; GF-19; GA-23
- All-Time Leading CU17W scorer: Nerilia Mondesir (5 goals…2016: 5) & Mikerline Saint Felix (5 goals…2016: 5)
- Method of Qualification: Runner-up, Caribbean qualifying
- Qualification Record: GP-7; W-6; D-0; L-1; GF-35; GA-5
- Qualifying Results: 7-1 win v Curacao (Nerilia Mondesir 39, 59’, 67’; Shelsie Melissa Dacius 57‘; Melchie Daelle ‘Coventina’ Dumonay 61‘; Dolores Jean Thomas 76‘, 80’) … 4-0 win v Bermuda (Nerilia Mondesir 12‘, 30’, 44’, 63’) ... 13-0 win v Barbados (Nerilia Mondesir 2‘, 41’, 43’, 68’; Nelourde Nicolas 32‘; Shelsie Melissa Dacius 42‘, 45’+1; Lovelie Pierre 55‘, 74’; Mikerline Saint Felix 63‘, 90’+2; Roseline Eloissaint 65‘, Roseline Eloissaint 88‘) ... 3-0 win v Dominican Republic (Nelourde Nicolas 16‘; Roseline Eloissaint 20‘; Wagnelda Millien 48‘) ... 4-0 win v Trinidad & Tobago (Nelourde Nicolas 9‘, 26‘; Nerilia Mondesir 39‘; Lovelie Pierre 51‘) ... 3-2 win (aet) v Cuba (Nelourde Nicolas 16‘; Nerilia Mondesir 99‘; Lovelie Pierre 104‘) ... 1-2 loss v Jamaica (Nerilia Mondesir 71’)
- Qualifying Scorers: Nerilia Mondesir (14 goals); Nelourde Nicolas (5); Lovelie Pierre (4); Shelsie Melissa Dacius, Roseline Eloissaint (3); Dolores Jean Thomas, Mikerline Saint Felix (2); Melchie Daelle ‘Coventina’ Dumonay, Wagnelda Millien (1)
- Nerilia Mondesir & Mikerlline Saint Felix share the 2016 CU17W tournament scoring lead with USA’s Frankie Tagliaferri (5 goals each)
- Mikerline Saint Felix’s 5 goals scored in just 171 minutes of 2016 CU17W play
- With 13-0 win v Grenada, equaled USA’s record for most goals scored by a team in a single CU17W match (2010: USA 13, Cayman Islands 0) … also set new mark for most goals scored in 1st half of a CU17W game (9) … USA had 8 v Cayman Islands
- Posted first-ever shutout in a CU17W game (after 7 games) in 13-0 win v Grenada … conceded 6 goals in last 3 CUW17 games, after conceding 6 in previous 5 CU17W outings
- Prior to scoring 13 goals in win v Grenada, netted only 1 goal in 6 all- time CU17W games … shutout in 6 of 10 all-time CU17W games
- Kerly Theus, Emeline Charles, Nandie Deshommes and Melchie Daelle ‘Coventina’ Dumonay have played very minute of Haiti’s 4 games
- Nerilia Mondesir: top scorer in qualifying for 2016 CU17W (14 goals) … scored 12 goals in Caribbean qualifying for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship … scored 2 goals in 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship (both v Panama) … scored 4 goals in Caribbean qualifying for 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship … joint-top scorer in 2014 CONCACAF Under-15 Girls’ Championship with Cayman Islands’ Chelsea Green (6 goals)
- Roseline Eloissaint: scored 2 goals in Caribbean qualifying for 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship
- FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Appearances: 0

Canada (Group A, 2nd place … 2W-0D-1L, 6 points)
- Group A Results: 3-0 win v Guatemala (Jayde Riviere 7’; Sarah Stratigakis 34’; Vital Kats 65’); 7-0 win v Grenada (Nahida Baalbaki 3'; Teni Akindoju 12‘, 13’, 26’; Jordyn Huitema 72‘; Kennedy Faulknor 85‘; Jordyn Huitema 89‘); 1-2 loss v Haiti (Sarah Stratigakis 77’) … SEMIFINALS: 0-5 loss v USA
- CU17W Appearances: 5-2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016
- Best Finish: Champion-1 (2010)
- All-Time CU17W Record: GP-23; W-16; D-2; L-6; GF-71; GA-20
- All-Time Leading CU17W Scorer: Summer Clarke (6 goals…2012: 6); Marie-Mychele Metivier (6 goals…2013: 6)
- Method of Qualification: automatic North American entrant
- All-Time CU17W Third-Place Match Record: 1W-0D-0L (1GF, 0GA) … 2008: 1-0 win v Mexico (Tiffany Cameron 32’)
- Prior to 5-0 loss to USA on Friday, posted 3 consecutive CU17W semifinal shutouts
- Only nation in CONCACAF history to qualify for all four previous editions of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup
- Streak of reaching CU17W finals ended at 3 in 5-0 semifinal loss to USA on Friday … fell in 2013 final to Mexico, 4-2 on penalty kicks, after 0-0 draw
- Only CU17W title came in 2010 … prevailed over the USA – a side that had scored 32 goals and allowed none in group-stage play – in the semifinals, 5-3 on penalty kicks, after a scoreless draw … went on to defeat Mexico, 1-0, in final (Kinley McNicholl 8’)
- Six players on 2016 CU17W roster saw action at 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship in Honduras, led by midfielder Sarah Stratigakis, who scored two goals (2 v Honduras) and was named to Best XI team. The others are: forward Shana Flynn (1 goal v Jamaica); midfielders Anyssa Ibrahim and Vital Kats (1 goal v Jamaica); defender Emma Regan and goalkeeper Lysianne Proulx
- Sarah Stratigakis: appeared in four games at 2013 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship; appeared in four games at 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup; won Golden Ball award at 2014 CONCACAF Under-15 Girls’ Championship
- Anyssa Ibrahim: scored five goals in 2014 CONCACAF Under-15 Girls’ Championship
- Kennedy Faulknor has 4 caps for the senior national team
- In 7-0 win v Grenada, Teni Akindoju (14), recorded fastest hat-trick (12‘, 13’, 26’) from start of game in CU17W history (USA’s Morgan Brian: 27 mins. v Cayman Islands in 2010)
- Trails only USA for most CU17W wins (16 – 22) and goals scored (71 – 135)
- Conceded 7 goals in last 2 CU17W games (2 or more in each match) … allowed only 7 in previous 18 outings (conceded 2 only once during that stretch)
- Defender Samantha Chang is only player on roster to play every minute of Canada’s 4 games
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Appearances: 4-2008, 2010, 2012, 2014