[CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP]
The United States, the defending Concacaf champion, will play Costa Rica, Jamaica and Guatemala in Group A at the 2014
Concacaf Under-20 Women's Championship that kicks off Jan. 9 in the Cayman Islands.
Host Cayman Islands will play with Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and Honduras in Group B.
The two groups will participate in round-robin play over the competition’s first six match days. The top two teams from each group will then advance to the semifinals, to be played
on Jan. 17.
The semifinal winners will qualify directly to join host Canada in representing Concacaf at the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup. Unlike at the current U-17 qualifying
tournament in Jamaica, where only Thursday's will advance, the winner of the third-place match also earns a ticket to the U-20 Women’s World Cup.
All tournament matches will
be held at the 3,000-seat Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town. Schedule:
(All times ET)
Thursday, January 9
Guatemala vs. Jamaica, (5:00 p.m.)
United States vs. Costa Rica, (7:30 p.m.)
Friday, January 10
Honduras vs. Trinidad & Tobago, (5:00 p.m.)
Cayman Islands vs. Mexico, (7:30 p.m.) Saturday, January 11
Costa Rica vs. Guatemala, (5:00 p.m.)
Jamaica vs. United States, (7:30 p.m.) Sunday, January 12
Mexico vs. Honduras, (5:00 p.m.)
Cayman Islands vs. Trinidad & Tobago, (7:30 p.m.) Monday, January
Jamaica vs. Costa Rica, (5:00 p.m.)
United States vs. Guatemala, (7:30 p.m.) Tuesday, January 14
Tobago vs. Mexico, (5:00 p.m.)
Cayman Islands vs. Honduras, (7:30 p.m.) SEMIFINALS Friday, January 17
SF #1: Winner Group B vs. Second Group A, (4:00 p.m.)
SF #2: Winner Group A vs. Second Group B, (7:00 p.m.) THIRD-PLACE MATCH & FINAL Sunday, January 19
Loser SF #1 vs. Loser SF#2, (4:00 p.m.)
#1 vs. Winner SF#2, (7:00 p.m.)
*Order of matches in subject to change.