2017 Caribbean Cup
The 2017 Caribbean Cup was the 19th and final edition of the Caribbean Cup, the biennial international men's football championship of the Caribbean region organized by the Caribbean Football Union (CFU).
|Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup 2016|
|Dates||22–25 June 2017|
|Teams||4 (from 1 sub-confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Curaçao (1st title)|
|Third place||French Guiana|
|Goals scored||9 (2.25 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Elson Hooi |
|Best player(s)||Gino van Kessel|
The top four teams qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, while the fifth-placed team advanced to a play-off against the fifth-placed team from the 2017 Copa Centroamericana for the final Gold Cup berth.
The host for the final round was expected to be announced in January 2016.
Martinique was announced as host on 25 January 2017, winning over bids of Curaçao and French Guiana. The draw for the semi-finals was also conducted on the same day at the CFU office in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda.
Curaçao won their first and only title following a 2–1 win over Jamaica in the final.
Four teams qualified for the final tournament. All four teams also qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
|Previous best performance||FIFA Ranking|
at start of event
|Jamaica||Third round Group 1 winners||16th||Champion (1991, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2014)||79|
|French Guiana||Third round Group 2 winners||4th||Fifth place (2014)||N/A2|
|Curaçao||Third round Group 3 winners||4th1||Fourth place (1989)||70|
|Martinique||Third round Group 4 winners||13th||Champions (1993)||N/A2|
Bold indicates that the corresponding team was hosting or co-hosting the event.
1. This is Curaçao's second appearance since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, as its direct successor (with regards to membership in football associations), inheriting the former nation's FIFA membership and competitive record.
2. French Guiana and Martinique are not FIFA members, and so do not have a FIFA Ranking.
|Jamaica (pen.)||1 (4)|
|French Guiana||1 (2)|
|Jamaica||1–1 (a.e.t.)||French Guiana|
|Johnson 70'||Report||L. Baal 21'|
|Nepomuceno 57' (pen.)
|Harriott 82'||Report||Hooi 10', 84'|
|2017 Caribbean Cup Winner|
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
On 25 June 2017, it was announced that national associations would receive the following prize money amounts.
|Final position||Amount (US Dollars)|
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- "Scotiabank Caribbean Cup Schedule updated". Caribbean Football Union. 10 September 2016.
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- "Martinique to host Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup finals". CONCACAF. Archived from the original on 26 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
- "Martinique selected as hosts for Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup Finals". Caribbean Football Union. 26 January 2017.
- "Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup 2016 Regulations" (PDF). CONCACAF.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
- Admin, CFU Web. "Prize Monies For Top Four Teams in 2016 Caribbean Cup Finals | Caribbean Cup". cfufootball.org. Retrieved 26 June 2017.