Candace Seaton scored off the underside the crossbar in the 65th minute and gave Trinidad & Tobago a 1-0 victory over Jamaica on Monday in a match for Caribbean pride at the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship.
It was probably the most passionate performance ever given by the T&T U-20 women’s football team, but it was simply not enough to overcome the powerful and superior skilled Americans, as T&T crashed out of the Concacaf Final Round Tournament in Guatemala on Saturday after a 4–0 defeat to USA.
T&T’s Under-20 Soca Princesses arrived in Guatemala City yesterday ahead of the upcoming Concacaf Final Qualifying round towards the Fifa Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany later this year.
The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team defeated Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 at Estadio Cementos Progreso to advance to the semifinals of the 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship. Morgan Marlborough opened the scoring for the U.S. in just the fifth minute, followed by a Kristie Mewis goal in the 23rd and two more from Sydney Leroux before halftime.
T&T’s Under-20 women’s footballers went under to host Costa Rica 2-1 in their final warm-up match at the Costa Rican Goal Project Centre in San Jose, yesterday.
T&T’s U-20 Soca Princesses must secure at least a draw against USA today, or preferably a win, if they are to have any hope of making it to the semifinal round of the Concacaf Final Round Tournament currently being held in Guatemala.
Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under 20 women’s footballers battled to a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica’s National Under 20 Women’s in a warm up fixture at the Costa Rican Goal Project Centre in San Jose on Wednesday evening.
Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under 20 footballers suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat to Mexico in their opening Group B encounter of the Concacaf Final Round of qualification towards the 2010 FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup.
Trinidad and Tobago Under-20 Women’s football team coach Jamaal Shabazz stated that the team will not be overawed by the challenge that they will face at the CONCACAF Under-20 Final Round Qualifiers, scheduled for Guatemala from January 20-30.