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Barbados advances to set up date with USA
by Paul Kennedy, March 27th, 2008 6:45AM

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[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] Dwayne Stanford's goal in the 69th minute gave Barbados a 1-0 win over Dominica and set up a date with the USA in June in a home-and-home series in 2010 World Cup qualifying.

Barbados technical adviser Keith Grifffith threatened to quit if the favored Bajans did not advance. Four foreign-based players played against Dominica: Emmerson Boyce (Wigan), Jonathan Forte (Scunthorpe) and Jonathan Nurse (Dagenham & Redbridge) from England and goalie Alvin "Banana" Rouse (Galway United) from Ireland.

Former MLS player Petter Villegas scored in the 97th minute to give Puerto Rico a 1-0 win over the Dominican Republic and advance to the second round. El Salvador beat Anguilla, 4-0, before 22,670 fans in Washington to win, 16-0, on aggregate. Other teams to advance in the Concacaf zone were Suriname, Grenada, Netherlands Antilles, St. Lucia, Belize and Antigua & Barbuda.

In Asian qualifying, powerhouses Japan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia all suffered surprise defeats on Matchday 2 of the semifinal round.

Japan fell at Bahrain, 1-0, on Aala Hubail's 77th-minute strike. Saudi Arabia was crushed by Uzbekistan, 3-0, while slumping Asian champion Iraq lost to Qatar, 2-0, and fell into last place in its group.

BARBADOS-DOMINICA SUMMARY:
March 26 in Bridgetown
Barbados 1 Dominica 0. Goal: Stanford 69.
Barbados -- Rouse, James, Neblett, Brathwaite, R.Williams (Burgess, 74), Forte, Nurse (Stanford, 69), Forde (Parris, 86), R.Williams, DeFreitas, Boyce.
Dominica -- Prince, S.Dailey (Bertrand, 67), D.Dailey, Bernard, Francis (Phillip, 89), Edgar, Pacquette, Clarke, John, Victor, White.
Referee: Carlos Batres (Guatemala).
(Barbados wins 2-1 on aggregate.)

CONCACAF QUALIFYING
FIRST ROUND

Puerto Rico 1 (Villegas 97) Dom. Republic 0.
Montserrat 1 (Farrell 48) Suriname 7 (Christoph 36, 56, Wondel 44, Valies 65, Huur 82, 85, Schuurman 88).
Grenada 10 (Roberts 5, 12, Charles 14, 43, 65, 86, Rennie 30, Langaigne 55, Bubb 81, own goal 87) U.S. Virgin Islands 0.
FIRST ROUND, FIRST LEG
Bahamas 1 (St. Fleur 47) British Virgin Islands 1 (Lennon 76).
FIRST ROUND, SECOND LEG
Anguilla 0 El Salvador 4
(Cerritos 7, Corrales 15, Monteagudo 22, Torres 36).
(El Salvador wins 16-0 on aggregate.)
Netherlands Antilles 2 (Loran 42, Zimmerman pen. 79) Nicaragua 0.
(Netherlands Antilles wins 3-0 on aggregate.)
St. Kitts & Nevis 1 (Mitchum 82) Belize 1 (Smith 41).
(Belize wins 4-2 on aggregate.)
Antigua & Barbuda 1 (Challenger 87) Aruba 0.
(Antigua & Barbuda wins 4-0 on aggregate.)
St. Lucia 2 (McPhee 28, Elva 85) Turks & Caicos Islands 0.
(St. Lucia wins 3-2 on aggregate.)



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