2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship qualification

There will be a qualification held to determine the two qualifiers from the Caribbean and three from Central America who will join Canada, Mexico and the United States at the final tournament.

TiebreakersEdit

Per FIFA regulations[1] the group tiebreakers for all qualifying tournaments will be:

  • goal difference in all group matches
  • greatest number of goals scored in all group matches
  • If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above criteria, their rankings shall be determined as follows:
    • greater number of points obtained in all group matches between the teams concerned
    • goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned
    • greater number of goals scored in all group matches between the teams concerned
    • play-off match on neutral ground (with extra time and penalty kicks, if necessary)

CaribbeanEdit

On 17 May 2011 CONCACAF announced the groups for the Caribbean qualifying. The group winners will advance to the second round, where two of them will qualify for the final qualifying tournament.[2]

First RoundEdit

Group AEdit

Suriname was host for Group A.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Suriname 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 7
  Jamaica 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  Cayman Islands 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  0 – 2  Jamaica
Report Parkes   52'
Williams   69'
Suriname  5 – 0  Cayman Islands
Perk   15'
Rijssel   20'46'
Hernandez   34' (o.g.)
Drenthe   89'
Report

Jamaica  1 – 0  Cayman Islands
Adlam   14' Report
Suriname  3 – 1  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Drenthe   3'24'
Waal   36'
Report Cuffy   19'

Suriname  2 – 2  Jamaica
Simpson   57' (o.g.)
Mando   90' (pen.)
Report Malcolm   63'
Bernal   65'
  • The Jamaica-Suriname match was abandoned in injury time with the score at 2–2 due to a pitch invasion and a brawl in which the Jamaican coach and players attacked officials and police; the result stands.[3]

Group BEdit

Dominica was host for Group B.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
  Curaçao 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
  Grenada 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 3
  Dominica 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0
Trinidad and Tobago  1 – 0  Grenada
Joseph   23' Report
Attendance: 3,000
Dominica  0 – 2  Curaçao
Report Colina   86'90'

Dominica  0 – 2  Grenada
Report Charles   48'
Phillip   87'
Attendance: 3,000

Grenada  0 – 2  Curaçao
Report Carmelia   53'55'
Dominica  0 – 4  Trinidad and Tobago
Report Roget   34'
Caesar   76'83'
Joseph   80'
Attendance: 4,500

Group CEdit

Cuba was host for Group C.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cuba 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 6
  Aruba 2 1 0 1 1 7 −6 3
  Guyana 2 0 0 2 0 2 −2 0
Guyana  0 – 1  Aruba
Report Kock   78'

Cuba  7 – 0  Aruba
Cordoves   1'24'
Hernández   9'55'
García   45'
Lahera   78'
Aira   83'
Report

Cuba  1 – 0  Guyana
Cordoves   62' Report

Group DEdit

Saint Kitts and Nevis was host for Group D.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 3 0 0 6 3 +3 9
  Haiti 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
  Antigua and Barbuda 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
  Saint Lucia 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
Haiti  2 – 1  Antigua and Barbuda
Charles   2'
Guerrier   49'
Report Smith   26'
Attendance: 650
Referee: Marcos Brea (Cuba)
Saint Kitts and Nevis  2 – 1  Saint Lucia
Somersall   39'
Warde   73'
Report Pierre   90'

Saint Lucia  0 – 2  Haiti
Report Norde   7'
Charles   36'
Attendance: 650
Saint Kitts and Nevis  2 – 1  Antigua and Barbuda
Elliott   51'
Somersall   58'
Report Smith   2'

Antigua and Barbuda  2 – 1  Saint Lucia
Gregory   25'
Thomas   81'
Report Paul   67'
Saint Kitts and Nevis  2 – 1  Haiti
Joseph   59' (o.g.)
Elliott   88'
Report Gerald   37'

Second RoundEdit

St Kitts and Nevis was host for the Second Round.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cuba 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 1 1 1 12 7 +5 4
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
  Suriname 3 1 0 2 4 13 –9 3
Trinidad and Tobago  1 – 1  Cuba
Gay   24' Report García   22'
Attendance: 1000
Saint Kitts and Nevis  0 – 1  Suriname
Report Waal   59'
Attendance: 1000

Cuba  4 – 2  Suriname
Cordovés   58'90'
Aira   62'
Chang   79'
Report Loswijk   17'
Esperance   45'
Saint Kitts and Nevis  5 – 2  Trinidad and Tobago
Blanchette   17'68'
Sawyers   48'65'88'
Report Winchester   26'
de Silva   83'
Attendance: 900

Suriname  1 – 9  Trinidad and Tobago
Mando   86' Report Molino   15'18'32'63'
Lewis   28'77'
Gay   50'71'
de Silva   69'
Saint Kitts and Nevis  1 – 1  Cuba
Sawyers   38' Report Aira   72'
Attendance: 1400

Central AmericaEdit

On 3 May 2011, the UNCAF announced the two groups that will fight for three spots for the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament.[4]

Group 1Edit

Played from 13–17 September 2011 in El Salvador.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  El Salvador 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 6
  Panama 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
  Guatemala 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0
Day 1
El Salvador  2 – 1  Guatemala
Blanco   17'57' Report   72' Arriola
Day 2
Guatemala  1 – 3  Panama
Valenzuela   66' Report Blackburn   26'
Polo   28'
Davis   77'
Day 3
El Salvador  2 – 1  Panama
García   8'
Rivas   46'
Report Godoy   90+3'

Group 2Edit

Played from 21–25 September 2011 in Honduras.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Honduras 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 4
  Costa Rica 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 4
  Nicaragua 2 0 0 2 0 9 -9 0
Day 1
Costa Rica  4 – 0  Nicaragua
Martínez   25'61'
Madrigal   35'
Brenes   50'
Report
Day 2
Honduras  2 – 2  Costa Rica
Rojas   28'
Hernández   85'
Report Martínez   51'
Estrada   83'
Day 3
Honduras  5 – 0  Nicaragua
Leverón   12'
Altamirano   36'
Rojas   51'75'
Martinez   71'
Report

PlayoffEdit

1st leg
Panama  2 – 1  Costa Rica
Godoy   62'
Blackburn   72'
Report Guzmán   67'
2nd leg
Costa Rica  1 – 1  Panama
Duarte   86' (pen.) Report Blackburn   72'
  • Panama won 3–2 on aggregate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Regulations concacaf.com" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-25. Retrieved 2011-10-05.
  2. ^ "Olympic qualifying to begin in June". concacaf.com. 2011-05-17. Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
  3. ^ Match abandoned in Suriname Starbroeknews.com. Retrieved 8 August 2011
  4. ^ LaPrensa.hn – La Uncaf anunció hoy los grupos de la eliminatoria al PreOlímpico de Concacaf para clasificar a los Juegos de Londres 2012 Archived 2011-05-05 at the Wayback Machine – 3 May 2011


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