Puerto Rico earn CMU17 ticket with draw vs. Aruba
BRADENTON, Florida – Puerto Rico have punched their ticket to the 2023 Concacaf Men’s Under-17 Championship following a 0-0 draw with Aruba to close CMU17 Qualifying on Thursday morning at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
The result earned the Boricuas a first-place finish in Group B and a spot in next year’s CMU17 Championship. Puerto Rico completed the four-match slate with a 3W-1D-0L record while outscoring opponents 25-0.
In the other match of the day in Group B, Martinique put a bow on their third-place campaign with a 5-0 triumph over Anguilla.
Samy Loties led the way with a brace, getting his goals in the 8’ and 63’. Also finding the back of the net for Les Matinino were Matheo Demoniere-leprix in the 30’, Yan Vinceslas in the 69’ and Theo Suivant in the 88’.