1979 CFU Championship

The 1979 CFU Championship was the second edition of the CFU Championship, the football championship being held in the Caribbean. It was in Suriname between the 11–18 November 1979 and saw Haiti taking out the title after winning all three of their final round games.

1979 CFU Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySuriname
Dates11–18 November 1979
Teams4
Final positions
Champions Haiti
1978
1981

Qualifying tournamentEdit

First roundEdit

The following are known result only; there may be more matches (given that Saint Vincent and the Grenadines appeared in the second round but not in the first round).

Jamaica  2–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis


Haiti  1–0  Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda  0–1  Haiti

Grenada  0–1  Trinidad and Tobago

Second roundEdit

Haiti  3–0  Jamaica
Jamaica  0–4  Haiti

Haiti qualified for the finals


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines qualified for the finals


  • Trinidad and Tobago also qualified for the finals; it is unknown whether it beat an opponent or received a bye.

Final tournamentEdit

The final stage was held in Paramaribo, Surinam.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Haiti 3 3 0 0 4 1 +3 6
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
  Suriname 3 1 0 2 5 4 +1 2
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 1 6 –5 0
Haiti  1–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Suriname  2–3  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Haiti  2–1  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname  3–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Haiti  1–0  Suriname
1979 Caribbean Championship
Winner
 
Haiti
First title

ReferencesEdit

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