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2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

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2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryTrinidad and Tobago
CityBacolet and Macoya
Dates6–15 March 2009
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-upUnited States United States
Third place Honduras
Fourth place Trinidad and Tobago
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored33 (2.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)Canada Randy Edwini-Bonsu
Costa Rica Josué Martínez
Honduras Roger Rojas (3 goals)
2007
2011
All statistics correct as of 12 March 2009.

The 2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship was the biannual CONCACAF youth championship tournament for under-20 national teams. The 2009 edition was held in Trinidad and Tobago. All matches were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago and Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Trinidad. The CONCACAF U-20 Championship traditionally serves as the CONCACAF qualifier for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, and under the 2009 tournament format the four semifinalists qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which was hosted by Egypt from 25 September to 16 October 2009.

Qualifying

Region Qualification Tournament Qualifiers
Caribbean (CFU) Caribbean U-20 qualifying tournament  Jamaica
 Trinidad and Tobago
Central America (UNCAF) Central American U-20 qualifying tournament  Costa Rica
 El Salvador
 Honduras
North America (NAFU) Automatically qualified Canada Canada
 Mexico
United States United States
Notes
  • † Trinidad and Tobago automatically qualified and did not participate in the qualification tournament due to their status as tournament hosts.
  • ‡ The runner up from the Caribbean region, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the 3rd place finisher from the Central American region, Honduras, played a playoff to determine the 8th and final qualifier for the tournament proper.[1][2] The match was a one-game playoff on 2 March, four days prior to the opening of the tournament, in Macoya.[3] Honduras won the match 3–1.[4]

Squads

Venues

Dwight Yorke Stadium
Location:Bacolet, Tobago
Capacity:7,500
Home club: Tobago United
Marvin Lee Stadium
Location:Macoya, Trinidad
Capacity:6,000
Home club: Joe Public F.C.

Group stage

The winner and runner-up from each group advanced to the semifinals.

Group 1

All matches in this group were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Trinidad.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
United States United States 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7
 Honduras 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
 Jamaica 3 1 0 2 2 8 −6 3
 El Salvador 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Honduras 2 – 2 El Salvador
Rojas Goal 65'
Valladares Goal 82'
Report[permanent dead link] Blanco Goal 77'
Flores Goal 90'
Jamaica 0 – 3United States United States
Report[permanent dead link] Marošević Goal 8'
Duka Goal 78'
Schuler Goal 83'
Attendance: 556
Referee: Ricardo Cerdas (Costa Rica)

El Salvador 1 – 2 Jamaica
Sosa Goal 11' Report[permanent dead link] Campbell Goal 8'
Adlam Goal 56'
Attendance: 524
Referee: Paul Ward (Canada)
United States United States0 – 0 Honduras
Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 524
Referee: Geoffrey Hospedales (Trinidad and Tobago)

Jamaica 0 – 4 Honduras
Report[permanent dead link] Leveron Goal 44'
Martínez Goal 47'
Rojas Goal 62'
Altimirano Goal 72'
Attendance: 467
Referee: Geoffrey Hospedales (Trinidad and Tobago)
United States United States2 – 0 El Salvador
Shea Goal 30'
Taylor Goal 41'
Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 467
Referee: Rene Guerrero (Nicaragua)

Group 2

All matches in this group were played at Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Tobago.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Canada 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
 Mexico 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
Mexico 0 – 1 Costa Rica
Report Martínez Goal 39'
Attendance: 4,000
Trinidad and Tobago 1 – 0 Canada
De Silva Goal 82' Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Óscar Moncada (Honduras)

Canada 2 – 0 Mexico
Edwini-Bonsu Goal 75'82' Report[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)
Trinidad and Tobago 0 – 0 Costa Rica
Report

Costa Rica 2 – 1 Canada
Castro Goal 25'
Ureña Goal 72'
Report[permanent dead link] Edwini-Bonsu Goal 12'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Kevin Thomas (Jamaica)
Trinidad and Tobago 2 – 2 Mexico
Clarence Goal 52'
Bentick Goal 60'
Report[permanent dead link] Velasquez Goal 8'
Salazar Goal 45'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Óscar Moncada (Honduras)

Championship round

All four teams to qualify for the semifinals automatically qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2]

Semifinals

Costa Rica 0 – 0 (a.e.t.) Honduras
Report
Penalties
Estrada Penalty scored
Guzmán Penalty scored
Gamboa Penalty scored
Castro Penalty scored
4 – 2 Penalty scored Leverón
Penalty missed Mejía
Penalty missed Mayorquín
Penalty scored Fonseca
Attendance: 4,500


Third place

Honduras 2 – 1 Trinidad and Tobago
Rojas Goal 47'
MayorquínGoal 89'
Report Grosvenor Goal 58'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)

Final

Costa Rica 3 – 0United States United States
Estrada Goal 40'
Martínez Goal 68'80'
Report
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Geoffrey Hospedales (Trinidad and Tobago)

Goalscorers

3 goals
1 goal

Final Ranking

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1  Costa Rica 5 3 2 0 6 1 +5 11 Champions
2  United States 5 2 2 1 5 3 +2 8 Runners-up
3  Honduras 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 9 Third place
4  Trinidad and Tobago (H) 5 1 3 1 4 4 0 6 Fourth Place
5  Canada 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3 Eliminated in
Group stage
6  Jamaica 3 1 0 2 2 8 −6 3
7  El Salvador 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
8  Mexico 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
Source: rsssf.com
(H) Host

Note: Per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-out are counted as draws.

See also

References

  1. ^ Trinidad & Tobago to stage CONCACAF U-20 Championship in March, New York City: CONCACAF, 11 November 2008, archived from the original on 1 January 2009, retrieved 17 November 2008
  2. ^ a b Mexico, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Canada grouped for first round of CONCACAF U-20 Championship, New York City: CONCACAF, 15 January 2009, archived from the original on 31 January 2009, retrieved 21 January 2009.
  3. ^ Under-20 playoff between Honduras and St. Vincent set for 2 March in Trinidad, New York City: CONCACAF, 10 February 2009, archived from the original on 16 February 2009, retrieved 11 February 2009
  4. ^ Honduras claims last place in CONCACAF U-20 Championship, beats St. Vincent 3-1, Macoya, Trinidad: CONCACAF, 2 March 2009, archived from the original on 16 March 2009, retrieved 3 March 2009
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