2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship

The 2012 CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship was the third edition of the U-17 women's championship in football for the CONCACAF region. It was held in Guatemala City from May 2 to 12.

2012 CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship
2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women Championship-logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host countryGuatemala
DatesMay 2–12, 2012
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsUnited States United States (2nd title)
Runners-upCanada Canada
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored72 (4.5 per match)
Attendance8,408 (526 per match)
Top scorer(s)United States Summer Green
(12 goals)
2010
2013

The three best-placed teams qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup held in Azerbaijan.[1] Canada were the defending champions from 2010. All matches were played on artificial turf at the Estadio Cementos Progreso.

Qualified teamsEdit

The qualification process for the 2012 tournament started on 14 August 2011.[1]

Region Method of qualification Teams
Caribbean
Caribbean Football Union (CFU)
2011 Caribbean Football Union
Women's Under-17 Tournament
  Bahamas
  Jamaica
  Trinidad and Tobago
Central America
Central American Football Union (UNCAF)
2011 UNCAF Women's
Under-17 Tournament
  Panama
North America
North American Football Union (NAFU)
Automatic qualification   Canada
  Mexico
  United States
Host nation   Guatemala

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

All times are local (UTC−06:00).[2]

Tie-breaking criteria

Teams were ranked on the following criteria:[3]

1. Greater number of points in matches between the tied teams
2. Greater goal difference in matches between the tied teams (if more than two teams finish equal on points)
3. Greater number of goals scored in matches among the tied teams (if more than two teams finish equal on points)
4. Greater goal difference in all group matches
5. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches
6. Drawing of lots
Key to colors in group tables
Advanced to Semi-finals

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Canada 3 3 0 0 16 1 +15 9
  Panama 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 4
  Jamaica 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4
  Guatemala 3 0 0 3 2 16 −14 0
Canada  6–0  Panama
Prince   6'
Dhanda   11'
Clarke   22'40'42'
Pierre-Louis   51'
Report
Guatemala  0–3  Jamaica
Report Gray   13'42'
Shaw   65'

Jamaica  0–4  Canada
Report Sanderson   18'
Neff   21'
Clarke   55'
Prince   90+3'
Guatemala  1–7  Panama
Ibarguen   29' Report Riley   4'36'
Batista   34'73'
Franco   49'
Cox   61'90+2'

Panama  1–1  Jamaica
Cox   72' (pen.) Report Bailey   32'
Guatemala  1–6  Canada
Herrera   28' Report Dhanda   23'
Clarke   31'64'
Sanderson   77'81'90+2'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 3 0 0 18 0 +18 9
  Mexico 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 6
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
  Bahamas 3 0 1 2 0 16 −16 1
Bahamas  0–10  United States
Report Purce   1'75'84'
Green   6'40'41'44'60'
Sullivan   55'
Payne   77'
Mexico  2–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Hernández   32'
Duarte   40'
Report

United States  5–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Bruder   20'
Sullivan   65'
Robinson   67'
Green   86'
Boyles   90+3'
Report
Mexico  6–0  Bahamas
Cadena   6'43'
Morales   8'13'
Vega   26'
Pineda   79'
Report

United States  3–0  Mexico
Green   16' (pen.)32'36' Report

Knockout stageEdit

All times are local (UTC−06:00).

The winners of the two semifinal matches and the winner of the third place match qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, held in Azerbaijan.

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
10 May – Guatemala City
 
 
  United States7
 
12 May – Guatemala City
 
  Panama0
 
  United States1
 
10 May – Guatemala City
 
  Canada0
 
  Canada1
 
 
  Mexico0
 
Third place
 
 
12 May – Guatemala City
 
 
  Panama0
 
 
  Mexico6

Semi-finalsEdit

United States  7–0  Panama
Payne   9'
Green   44'45+1'53'
Andrews   50'
Jenkins   66'
Bruder   77'
Report

Canada  1–0  Mexico
Sanderson   13' Report

Third place matchEdit

Panama  0–6  Mexico
Report Morales   13'
Duarte   51'54'72'84'
Hernández   65'

FinalEdit

GoalscorersEdit

12 goals
6 goals
5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "U-17 Women's qualifying to begin Sunday". CONCACAF. 9 August 2011. Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
  2. ^ Canada-Panama to open U-17 women's finals
  3. ^ "Women's U-17 CONCACAF Championship – 2012 Regulations" (PDF). FIFA. 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit