MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Both Nicaragua and Guyana charged to victories in their respective opening matches of 2020 Concacaf Men’s Under-20 Championship Qualifying on Saturday night at the Nicaragua National Football Stadium in Managua. Nicaragua.
In the day’s opening match, Guyana enjoyed an excellent start with a 6-0 victory over Montserrat.
Omari Glasgow opened the scoring in the 31’, followed by Dorwin George in the 36.
The second half began with the Nicolas Mc Arthur show taking stage, as the Guyana MF and captain notched a hat trick with scores in the 49’, 78’ and 84’.
The triumphant day for the Golden Jaguars was then capped by a Ravon Bayley goal in the 87’.
The nightcap saw hosts Nicaragua down U.S. Virgin Islands 8-0.
Nicaragua were keen to get off to a strong start and Ezequiel Ugalde laid the groundwork by tallying the opening goal in the 10’. Ugalde then added a second goal just seven minutes later in the 17’ to make it 2-0.
Edry Centeno got his first in the 54’ and then a second goal in the 64’.
Edgard Castillo stretched the advantage to 5-0 in the 68’ before Centeno completed his hat-trick in the 72’.
The day’s scoring for the Pinoleros was then rounded out by a Justing Cano score in the 80’, followed by Castillo’s second of the night in the 90+2’.