2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

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2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Trinidad and Tobago
City Bacolet and Macoya
Dates 6–15 March 2009
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-up United States United States
Third place  Honduras
Fourth place  Trinidad and Tobago
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 33 (2.06 per match)
Top scorer(s) Canada Randy Edwini-Bonsu
Costa Rica Josué Martínez
Honduras Roger Rojas (3 goals)
Panama Mexico 2007
Guatemala 2011

The 2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship was the biannual CONCACAF youth championship tournament for under-20 national teams. The 2009 edition was held in Trinidad and Tobago. All matches were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago and Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Trinidad. The CONCACAF U-20 Championship traditionally serves as the CONCACAF qualifier for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, and under the 2009 tournament format the four semifinalists qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which was hosted by Egypt from 25 September to 16 October 2009.

Qualifying[edit]

Region Qualification Tournament Qualifiers
Caribbean (CFU) Caribbean U-20 qualifying tournament  Jamaica
 Trinidad and Tobago
Central America (UNCAF) Central American U-20 qualifying tournament  Costa Rica
 El Salvador
 Honduras
North America (NAFU) Automatically qualified Canada Canada
 Mexico
United States United States
Notes
  • † Trinidad and Tobago automatically qualified and did not participate in the qualification tournament due to their status as tournament hosts.
  • ‡ The runner up from the Caribbean region, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the 3rd place finisher from the Central American region, Honduras, played a playoff to determine the 8th and final qualifier for the tournament proper.[1][2] The match was a one-game playoff on 2 March, four days prior to the opening of the tournament, in Macoya.[3] Honduras won the match 3–1.[4]

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

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Dwight Yorke Stadium
Location:Bacolet, Tobago
Capacity:7,500
Home club: Tobago United
Marvin Lee Stadium
Location:Macoya, Trinidad
Capacity:6,000
Home club: Joe Public F.C.

Group stage[edit]

The winner and runner-up from each group advanced to the semifinals.

Group 1[edit]

All matches in this group were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Trinidad.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
United States United States 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7
 Honduras 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
 Jamaica 3 1 0 2 2 8 −6 3
 El Salvador 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
6 March 2009
17:00 ECT
Honduras  2 – 2  El Salvador
Rojas Goal 65'
Valladares Goal 82'
Report Blanco Goal 77'
Flores Goal 90'
6 March 2009
19:00 ECT
Jamaica  0 – 3 United States United States
Report Marošević Goal 8'
Duka Goal 78'
Schuler Goal 83'

8 March 2009
16:00 ECT
El Salvador  1 – 2  Jamaica
Sosa Goal 11' Report Campbell Goal 8'
Adlam Goal 56'
Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet
Attendance: 524
Referee: Paul Ward (Canada)
8 March 2009
18:00 ECT
United States United States 0 – 0  Honduras
Report

10 March 2009
17:00 ECT
Jamaica  0 – 4  Honduras
Report Leveron Goal 44'
Martínez Goal 47'
Rojas Goal 62'
Altimirano Goal 72'
10 March 2009
19:00 ECT
United States United States 2 – 0  El Salvador
Shea Goal 30'
Taylor Goal 41'
Report

Group 2[edit]

All matches in this group were played at Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Tobago.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Canada 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
 Mexico 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
7 March 2009
16:00 ECT
Mexico  0 – 1  Costa Rica
Report Martínez Goal 39'
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Walter López (Guatemala)
7 March 2009
18:00 ECT
Trinidad and Tobago  1 – 0  Canada
De Silva Goal 82' Report
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

9 March 2009
17:00 ECT
Canada  2 – 0  Mexico
Edwini-Bonsu Goal 75' Goal 82' Report
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)
9 March 2009
19:00 ECT
Trinidad and Tobago  0 – 0  Costa Rica
Report

11 March 2009
17:00 ECT
Costa Rica  2 – 1  Canada
Castro Goal 25'
Ureña Goal 72'
Report Edwini-Bonsu Goal 12'
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Kevin Thomas (Jamaica)
11 March 2009
19:00 ECT
Trinidad and Tobago  2 – 2  Mexico
Clarence Goal 52'
Bentick Goal 60'
Report Velasquez Goal 8'
Salazar Goal 45'
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

Championship round[edit]

All four teams to qualify for the semifinals automatically qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2]

Semifinals[edit]

13 March 2009
17:00 ECT
Costa Rica  0 – 0 (a.e.t.)  Honduras
Report
  Penalties  
Estrada Penalty scored
Guzmán Penalty scored
Gamboa Penalty scored
Castro Penalty scored
4 – 2 Penalty scored Leverón
Penalty missed Mejía
Penalty missed Mayorquin
Penalty scored Fonseca
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Walter López (Guatemala)


Third place[edit]

15 March 2009
16:00 ECT
Honduras  2 – 1  Trinidad and Tobago
Rojas Goal 47'
MayorquinGoal 89'
Report Grosvenor Goal 58'
Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador)

Final[edit]

15 March 2009
19:00 ECT
Costa Rica  3 – 0 United States United States
Estrada Goal 40'
Josué Martínez Goal 68' Goal 80'
Report

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
1 goal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trinidad & Tobago to stage CONCACAF U-20 Championship in March, New York City: CONCACAF, 11 November 2008, retrieved 17 November 2008 
  2. ^ a b Mexico, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Canada grouped for first round of CONCACAF U-20 Championship, New York City: CONCACAF, 15 January 2009, retrieved 21 January 2009 .
  3. ^ Under-20 playoff between Honduras and St. Vincent set for 2 March in Trinidad, New York City: CONCACAF, 10 February 2009, retrieved 11 February 2009 
  4. ^ Honduras claims last place in CONCACAF U-20 Championship, beats St. Vincent 3-1, Macoya, Trinidad: CONCACAF, 2 March 2009, retrieved 3 March 2009 

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