Football at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games

The 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games football tournament is scheduled to be the 20th edition of the competition at the 21st edition of the Central American and Caribbean Games. It will be the first CAC Games football competition to take since 2006 due to the cancellation of the 2010 edition.

2014 Central American and Caribbean Games football tournament
Tournament details
CityVeracruz, Mexico
Dates17 November 2014 (2014-11-17)
28 November 2014 (2014-11-28)[1]
Teams8 (men's) + 8 (women's) (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (men's)
 Mexico (women's)
Runners-up Venezuela (men's)
 Colombia (women's)
Third place Cuba (men's)
 Costa Rica (women's)
Fourth place Honduras (men's)
 Venezuela (women's)
2010
2018

Although the competition is considered to be an under-21 age group competition, up to three players born before 1 January 1993 may be named in the squad.[2] Each participating national football association will select a final squad of 20 players.[2]

The women's tournament was won by Mexico over Colombia.

The men's tournament was won by Mexico as well, over Venezuela. This is the 6th gold medal in this competition for the Mexican side. The last time they accomplished the gold medal was over 20 years ago. [3]

Men's eventEdit

SquadsEdit

ParticipantsEdit

Team Football Association National Olympic Association Qualification method
  Mexico Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Comité Olímpico Mexicano Competition host
  Honduras Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras Comité Olímpico Hondureño Winner of the 2013 Central American Games competition
  Costa Rica Federación Costarricense de Fútbol Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica Runner-up of the 2013 Central American Games competition
  El Salvador Federación Salvadoreña de Fútbol Comité Olímpico de El Salvador Third-place of the 2013 Central American Games competition
  Cuba Asociación de Fútbol de Cuba Cuban Olympic Committee Semi-finalist at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
  Jamaica Jamaica Football Federation Jamaica Olympic Association Quarter-finalist at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
  Haiti Fédération Haïtienne de Football Comité Olympique Haïtien Invited (replaced Colombia)
  Venezuela Federación Venezolana de Fútbol Comité Olímpico Venezolano Invited

VenuesEdit

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Veracruz Veracruz
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
19°09′51″N 96°07′30″W / 19.164222°N 96.125017°W / 19.164222; -96.125017 19°09′44″N 96°06′52″W / 19.162316°N 96.114581°W / 19.162316; -96.114581

Group stageEdit

Each team will play one game against each of the teams in their group in a round-robin format. Teams will be awarded three points for a win, one for a tie and no points for a loss.

Teams that finish in 1st and 2nd position will advance to the semi-final round.

Tie-breaking criteria

Teams were ranked on the following criteria:

  • 1. Greater number of points in all group matches
  • 2. Goal difference in all group matches
  • 3. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches

The group stage draw was conducted on 9 October 2014.[4]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mexico 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 9
  Honduras 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 6
  El Salvador 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  Jamaica 3 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0
Jamaica  1–3  El Salvador
C. Marsh   57' Report J. Ortiz   12'45'
J. Peña   79'
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

Mexico  5–2  Honduras
J. Espericueta   3'
E. Torres   31'53' (pen.)
H. Marín   41'
Á. Zaldívar   47'
Report E. Hernández   24'   90+1' (pen.)
Referee: Yadel Martinez Pupo (Cuba)

Jamaica  2–3  Honduras
Benbow   43'
W. Paul   70'
Report Flores   25'
E. Hernández   58' (pen.)90+2'
Referee: Malon Mejia (El Salvador)

Mexico  2–0  El Salvador
R. López   50'
E. Torres   70'
Report
Referee: Henry Bejarano (Costa Rica)

El Salvador  0–2  Honduras
Report E. Hernández   47'
K. López   79'
Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico)

Mexico  5–0  Jamaica
M. Zúñiga   13'21'35'
H. Marín   37'
A. Zamorano   53'
Report
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Venezuela 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
  Cuba 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
  Costa Rica 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1
  Haiti 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
Costa Rica  1–2  Cuba
Cabalceta   38' Report Fernandez   43' (o.g.)
Reyes   64'
Referee: Valdin Legister (Jamaica)

Haiti  0–4  Venezuela
Report Ponce   7' (pen.)68'
Murillo   41'
Peñaranda   78'
Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico)

Haiti  0–2  Cuba
Report Santa Cruz   34'
Diz   66'
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

Costa Rica  0–1  Venezuela
Report Ponce   56' (pen.)
Referee: Javier Santos (Puerto Rico)

Costa Rica  2–2  Haiti
J. Ordain   23'
F. Rodríguez   69'
Report N. St. Vil   14'90+1'
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

Cuba  0–0  Venezuela
Report
Referee: Valdin Legister (Jamaica)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
26 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
 
 
  Mexico (pen.)1 (7)
 
28 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
 
  Cuba1 (6)
 
  Mexico4
 
26 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
 
  Venezuela1
 
  Venezuela1
 
 
  Honduras0
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
28 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
 
 
  Cuba3
 
 
  Honduras1

Semi-finalsEdit

  Mexico1–1 (a.e.t.)  Cuba
R. Lopez   120' report Y. Santa Cruz   98'
Penalties
7–6
Referee: Henry Bejarano (Costa Rica)

  Venezuela1–0  Honduras
Murillo   6' report
Referee: Yadel Martinez Pupo (Cuba)

Bronze Medal MatchEdit

Cuba  3–1 (a.e.t.)  Honduras
Reyes   77'
Hernández   106'
Santa Cruz   108'
Report   54' Hernández
Referee: César Ramos (MEX)

Gold Medal MatchEdit

  Mexico4–1  Venezuela
Zaldivar   10'
R. López   15'
Torres   34'79'
report Ponce   81'
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Women's eventEdit

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Each team will play one game against each of the teams in their group in a round-robin format. Teams will be awarded three points for a win, one for a tie and no points for a loss.

Teams that finish in 1st and 2nd position will advance to the semi-final round.

Tie-breaking criteria

Teams were ranked on the following criteria:

  • 1. Greater number of points in all group matches
  • 2. Goal difference in all group matches
  • 3. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches

The group stage draw was conducted on 9 October 2014.[4]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Colombia 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 7
  Mexico 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7
  Haiti 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 1 2 1 14 −13 1
Trinidad and Tobago  1–1  Haiti
Campbell   51' Report Borgella   27'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Melissa Pastrana

Mexico  1–1  Colombia
Corral   90+5' Report Velásquez   32'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Marianela Araya

Mexico  6–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Corral   45'55'65' (pen.)70'
Domínguez   46'
Jaramillo   61'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Christina Unkel

Colombia  3–0  Haiti
Pineda   30'
Castro   66'77'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Michelle Pye

Trinidad and Tobago  0–7  Colombia
Report N. Arias   6'
D. Ospina   18'
Ollivierre   32' (o.g.)
I. Vidal   33'
Castro   77'79'
Y. Rincón   90+3'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Francia González

Mexico  1–0  Haiti
Mayor   87' Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee:   Melissa Pastrana

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Costa Rica 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9
  Venezuela 3 2 0 1 10 2 +8 6
  Nicaragua 3 1 0 2 1 6 −5 3
  Dominican Republic 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
Dominican Republic  0–1  Nicaragua
Report Solís   30'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Maurees Urane Skeete (Guyana)

Venezuela  1–2  Costa Rica
Cañas   29' Report Granados   77'
K. Villalobos   89'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Francia González (Mexico)

Venezuela  6–2  Dominican Republic
Garcia   10'82'
Cañas   18'
Basanta   52'
Marcano   56'
Vargas   90+5' (o.g.)
Report Y. Núñez   45+1'
Ubri   68'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Tatiana Guzmán (Nicaragua)

Nicaragua  0–3  Costa Rica
Report Alvarado   10' (pen.)
Venegas   44'
G. Villalobos   90+2'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Gillian Martindale (Barbados)

Venezuela  3–0  Nicaragua
Moreno   20'
García   45+2'59'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Christina Unkel (United States)

Dominican Republic  1–6  Costa Rica
Ubri   70' Report Sánchez   14' (pen.)
Barrantes   33'
K. Villalobos   39'61'90'
Y. Rodríguez   53'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: Maurees Urane Skeete (Guyana)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-FinalsFinal
 
      
 
25 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
 
 
  Colombia1
 
27 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
 
  Venezuela0
 
  Colombia 0
 
25 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
 
  Mexico 2
 
  Costa Rica0
 
 
  Mexico1
 
Third-place
 
 
27 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
 
 
  Venezuela 2
 
 
  Costa Rica 3

Semi-finalsEdit

Colombia  1–0  Venezuela
Montoya   83' Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez

Costa Rica  0–1  Mexico
Report Pérez   90'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez

Bronze Medal MatchEdit

Venezuela  2–3  Costa Rica
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez

Gold Medal MatchEdit

Colombia  0–2  Mexico
Report

GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
4 goals
2 goals
1 goals
Own goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TENTATIVE Sports Calendar for the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014" (PDF). veracruz2014.mx. 21 November 2013. Archived from the original (pdf) on 6 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Manual de Clasificación Veracruz 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). veracruz2014.mx. Retrieved 1 August 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b "CAC Games draws produce intriguing groups". CONCACAF. 10 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.

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