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The 1996 Caribbean Cup (also known as the Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup for sponsorship reasons), was the 8th edition of the Caribbean Cup, the biennial football championship of the Caribbean region (CFU). It was held in Trinidad, where it began on 24 May 1996 and concluded on 7 June.

1996 Caribbean Cup
Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup 1996
Tournament details
Host countryTrinidad and Tobago
Teams19 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Trinidad and Tobago (5th title)
Runners-up Cuba
Third place Martinique
Fourth place Suriname
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored97 (2.77 per match)
1995
1997

In the tournament, the hosts Trinidad and Tobago were to be joined by 7 nations who advanced from the qualification process that began in April 1996 and involved 18 Caribbean national teams.

A total of 16 games were played. Trinidad and Tobago won the tournament and landed their fifth Caribbean.

Contents

Qualifying TournamentEdit

Group 1Edit

First roundEdit

The return round was not played

Second roundEdit

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 6
  Sint Maarten 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
  Anguilla 2 0 0 2 0 12 -12 0

All matches were played in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis  8–0  Anguilla

Sint Maarten  4–0  Anguilla

Saint Kitts and Nevis  3–0  Sint Maarten

Group 3Edit

Both matches were played in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haiti  6–0  Dominican Republic
Haiti  1–1  Dominican Republic

Group 4Edit

Cayman Islands  0–4  Cuba

The return round was not played

Group 5Edit

First roundEdit

Dominica  0–1  Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia  1–1  Dominica

Second roundEdit

Martinique  1–0  Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia  1–0  Martinique

Group 6Edit

Jamaica  2–0  Barbados
Young   44' (pen.)
Davis   89'
Barbados  2–0 (aet)
(3–4 pen)
  Jamaica
Goodridge   51'
Sobers   55' (pen.)

Group 7Edit

First roundEdit

French Guiana  1–2  Suriname
Suriname  1–1  French Guiana

Second roundEdit

Suriname  2–1  Guyana
Guyana  2–1 (aet)
(3–5 pen.)
  Suriname

Final tournamentEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
  Suriname 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 4
  Jamaica 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 0 1 2 3 10 -7 1

Jamaica  4–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Wright   21'
Davis   61'72'
Palmer   87'
Grumbs   89'
Trinidad and Tobago  3–0  Suriname
Latapy   58'61'
Rougier   88'

Suriname  3–1  Jamaica
Riedwald   6'
Boyce   7'44'
Lowe   45'
Trinidad and Tobago  5–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Latapy   21'29'80'
Marcelle   45'
Dwarika   81'
Bedford   79'

Group BEdit

Played in San Fernando and Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cuba 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
  Martinique 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6
  Haiti 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1
Martinique  1–0  Haiti
Sorbert   53'

Haiti  2–2  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Golman   50'56' Hendrickson   60'89'
Cuba  1–0  Martinique
Darcourt   72'

Haiti  0–0  Cuba
Martinique  3–0  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Valide   3'
Reno   23'34'

SemifinalsEdit

Trinidad and Tobago  2–1  Martinique
John   90'117' Carole   88'

3rd Place PlayoffEdit

  Martinique1–1 (aet)
(3–2 pen.)
Suriname  
Rano   48' Riedewald   76'

FinalsEdit


1996 Caribbean Cup Winner

 
Trinidad and Tobago
Fifth Title