Curacao, Dominican Republic earn massive wins in CMU20Q
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Juruel Bernardina #9 and Gio-Renys Felicia #11 of Curacao celebrates after scoring against Dominica in a Group A match of the Concacaf U20 Qualifiers at Estadio Panamericano in San Cristobal on November 11 2021.

Curacao, Dominican Republic earn massive wins in CMU20Q

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MIAMI, Florida Curacao and the Dominican Republic each picked up a massive victory in their quest to reach the 2022 Concacaf Men’s Under-20 Championship in Group A and Group B of CMU20Q on Thursday in the Dominican Republic.

The day started off in Group A with British Virgin Islands getting their first win of the tournament in a 1-0 final over Sint Maarten. Luke Chalwell scored in the 70’ to deliver the three points.

Curacao then enjoyed a very prolific day in front of goal in a 10-0 win over Dominica.

Juruel Bernadina (14’, 24’, 53’, 59’) led the way with four goals, while Keanu Does (5’, 86’) and Gio-Renys Felicia (11’, 45’) each had braces, plus a goal from Ghillian Ilaria (64’) and a Dominica own goal (84’).

Anguilla and Saint Martin each earned their first point in 2022 CMU20Q in a 2-2 draw in Group B. Wendy Isidor’s goal in the 12’ and a score for Romalli Chilin in the 67’ had Saint Martin closing in on a win, but Anguilla’s Jauron Gayle would ride to the rescue to find goals in the 81’ and 88’ to earn his side a point.

The Dominican Republic also registered a big victory in a 2-0 final over Belize. Angel Montes De Oca (16’) and Yordy Alvarez (23’) supplied the goals for the host nation.

Group A will conclude on Saturday with Grenada and Curacao battling for top spot and a place in the 2022 CMU20Q, while Dominica will clash with British Virgin Islands.

Group B will be decided between the Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia, while Anguilla will close versus Belize.

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