2012 CFU Club Championship

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2012 CFU Club Championship
2012 CFU Club Champions’ Cup
Tournament details
Dates March 25 – June 21, 2012
Teams 15 (from 9 associations)
Final positions
Champions Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA (1st title)
Runners-up Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Third place Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
Fourth place Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda
Tournament statistics
Matches played 25
Goals scored 87 (3.48 per match)
Attendance 13,855 (554 per match)
Top scorer(s) Haiti Bony Pierre (7 goals)
2011
2013

The 2012 CFU Club Champions’ Cup was the 14th edition of the CFU Club Championship, the annual international club football competition in the Caribbean region, held amongst clubs whose football associations are affiliated with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU). The top three teams in the tournament qualified for the 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League.

Participating teams[edit]

The following teams were entered into the competition.[1] The four professional teams (in bold) were seeded to directly enter the second round. Per CONCACAF regulations, only the professional teams were eligible to play in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Association Team Qualification method
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda (playing in USL Pro)
Bermuda North Village Rams 2010–11 Bermudian Premier Division champion
Cayman Islands Elite 2010–11 Cayman Islands Premier League champion
George Town 2011 Cayman Islands FA Cup champion
Curaçao Hubentut Fortuna 2010–11 Curaçao League champion
Centro Barber 2010–11 Curaçao League runner-up
Guyana Alpha United 2010 GFF National Super League champion (no league in 2011)
Milerock 2010 GFF National Super League runner-up (no league in 2011)
Haiti Victory Haiti qualifying tournament 1st place (2010 Série de Clôture champion)
Baltimore Haiti qualifying tournament 2nd place (2011 Série de Ouverture champion)
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islandersth (playing in NASL)
Bayamón 2011 Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Puerto Rico champion
Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 2010–11 Hoofdklasse champion
Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA 2011–12 TT Pro League qualifying table 1st place
W Connection 2011–12 TT Pro League qualifying table 2nd place
  • th – Title holders

The following associations did not enter a team:

First round[edit]

Winner of each group and the best runner-up advanced to the second round.

Group 1[edit]

Matches played at the Cayman Islands (host team: Elite).

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Cayman Islands George Town 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4
Cayman Islands Elite 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
Bermuda North Village Rams 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1 1
March 25, 2012
19:00 UTC−05:00
George Town Cayman Islands 0 – 0 Bermuda North Village Rams
Report

March 27, 2012
19:30 UTC−05:00
North Village Rams Bermuda 1 – 2 Cayman Islands Elite
Bean Goal 60' Report Carter Goal 13'66'

March 29, 2012
19:30 UTC−05:00
Elite Cayman Islands 1 – 2 Cayman Islands George Town
Wright Goal 5' Report Malcolm Goal 40'
Cuevas-Ebanks Goal 87'

Group 2[edit]

Matches played at Guyana (host team: Alpha United).

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 3 3 0 0 11 3 +8 9
Guyana Alpha United 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
Curaçao Hubentut Fortuna 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 3
Guyana Milerock 3 0 0 3 2 11 −9 0
April 17, 2012
16:00 UTC−04:00
Milerock Guyana 1 – 2 Curaçao Hubentut Fortuna
Sears Goal 31' Report Trenidad Goal 69'
Gomes Chacas Goal 79'
April 17, 2012
18:00 UTC−04:00
Alpha United Guyana 0 – 1 Suriname Inter Moengotapoe
Report Rijssel Goal 23'

April 19, 2012
16:00 UTC−04:00
Inter Moengotapoe Suriname 7 – 1 Guyana Milerock
Rijssel Goal 8'87'
Adensiba Goal 28'
Pinas Goal 52'
Jimmy Goal 62' (pen.)76' (pen.)
Plein Goal 86'
Report Fordyce Goal 45'
April 19, 2012
18:00 UTC−04:00
Hubentut Fortuna Curaçao 1 – 3 Guyana Alpha United
Flaneur Goal 59' Report Murray Goal 5'
Abrams Goal 25'
Wilson Goal 84'

April 21, 2012
16:00 UTC−04:00
Inter Moengotapoe Suriname 3 – 2 Curaçao Hubentut Fortuna
Jimmy Goal 44'
Vlijter Goal 65'
Rijssel Goal 70'
Report Gomes Chacas Goal 45'
Belliot Goal 60'
April 21, 2012
18:00 UTC−04:00
Alpha United Guyana 2 – 0 Guyana Milerock
Abrams Goal 7'80' Report

Group 3[edit]

Matches played at Haiti.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Haiti Victory 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 4
Haiti Baltimore 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
Puerto Rico Bayamón 2 0 0 2 1 7 −6 0
April 17, 2012
17:00 UTC−04:00
Baltimore Haiti 2 – 0 Puerto Rico Bayamón
Titin Goal 7'
Dieujuste Goal 82'
Report
Stade Sylvio Cator, Port-au-Prince
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Marcos Brea (Cuba)

April 19, 2012
17:00 UTC−04:00
Bayamón Puerto Rico 1 – 5 Haiti Victory
Rosario Goal 64' Report B. Pierre Goal 22'57'73'82'
Charles Goal 45'

April 21, 2012
17:00 UTC−04:00
Baltimore Haiti 1 – 1 Haiti Victory
T. Pierre Goal 86' Report B. Pierre Goal 90+2'

Best runner-up[edit]

To determine the best runner-up, since Groups 1 and 3 have three teams each compared to four for Group 2, the results of the last-place team in Group 2 – Milerock – were voided and the standings recalculated.[2]

Group Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 Haiti Baltimore 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
2 Guyana Alpha United 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 3
1 Cayman Islands Elite 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3

Second round[edit]

Winner and runner-up of each group advanced to the final round.

Group 4[edit]

Matches played at the Cayman Islands (host team: George Town).

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders 2 1 1 0 8 0 +8 4
Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA 2 1 1 0 5 0 +5 4
Cayman Islands George Town 2 0 0 2 0 13 −13 0
  • Haiti Baltimore withdrew after the team was denied visas to the Cayman Islands.[3]


May 25, 2012
19:30 UTC−05:00
George Town Cayman Islands 0 – 8 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
Report Ramos Goal 4'20'
Faña Goal 22'54'56'
Elliott Goal 27' (o.g.)
Richardson Goal 44'
Robinson Goal 61' (o.g.)

Group 5[edit]

Matches played at Trinidad and Tobago (host team: W Connection).

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 3 2 0 1 9 2 +7 6
Haiti Victory 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 4
Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 3 0 0 3 2 17 −15 0
May 6, 2012
17:30 UTC−04:00
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 2 – 0 Haiti Victory
Arcia Goal 16'77' Report
May 6, 2012
19:30 UTC−04:00
Antigua Barracuda Antigua and Barbuda 3 – 0 Suriname Inter Moengotapoe
Thomas Goal 9'89'
Griffith Goal 43'
Report

May 8, 2012
19:30 UTC−04:00
Inter Moengotapoe Suriname 0 – 6 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Report Winchester Goal 3'52'
Arcia Goal 31'59'
Cupid Goal 42'
R. Britto Goal 64'

May 10, 2012
17:30 UTC−04:00
Inter Moengotapoe Suriname 2 – 8 Haiti Victory
Misiedjan Goal 39'45' Report Charles Goal 1'56'79'90+2'
Toussaint Goal 3'
B. Pierre Goal 32'75'
Beaugé Goal 51'
May 10, 2012
19:30 UTC−04:00
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 1 – 2 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda
Dublin Goal 21' (o.g.) Report Aldred Goal 37'
Byers Goal 42'

Final round[edit]

In the semifinals, the two second-round group winners played against the runners-up from the opposite group. The semifinal winners played in the final while the losers played in the third place match.[4]

Matches played at Trinidad and Tobago.

Semi-finals Final
 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda  0  
 Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA  2  
 
     Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA (p)  1 (4)
   Trinidad and Tobago W Connection  1 (3)
Third place
 Puerto Rico PR Islanders  1  Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda  0
 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection  4    Puerto Rico PR Islanders  2

Semifinals[edit]


June 19, 2012
20:00 UTC−04:00
Puerto Rico Islanders Puerto Rico 1 – 4 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Hansen Goal 76' Report R. Britto Goal 28'66'
J. Britto Goal 58'
Arcia Goal 90'

Third place match[edit]

June 21, 2012
18:00 UTC−04:00
Antigua Barracuda Antigua and Barbuda 0 − 2 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
Report Hansen Goal 19'
Faña Goal 52' (pen.)

Final[edit]


CFU Club Championship
2012 Winners
Trinidad and Tobago
Caledonia AIA
1st Title

Caledonia AIA, W Connection, and Puerto Rico Islanders qualified for the Group Stage of the 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 Haiti Bony Pierre Haiti Victory 7
2 Trinidad and Tobago Hachim Arcia Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 5
Haiti Ricardo Charles Haiti Victory 5
4 Dominican Republic Jonathan Faña Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders 4
Suriname Stefano Rijssel Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 4
6 Guyana Anthony Abrams Guyana Alpha United 3
Trinidad and Tobago Rennie Britto Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 3
Trinidad and Tobago Devorn Jorsling Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA 3
Suriname Patrick Jimmy Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 3
10 Trinidad and Tobago Radanfah Abu Bakr Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA 2
Trinidad and Tobago Trevin Caesar Trinidad and Tobago Caledonia AIA 2
Cayman Islands Mario Rene Carter Cayman Islands Elite 2
Curaçao Jose Adriano Gomes Chacas Curaçao Hubentut Fortuna 2
Puerto Rico Josh Hansen Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders 2
Suriname Ricardo Misiedjan Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 2
Puerto Rico Héctor Ramos Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders 2
Antigua and Barbuda Tamorley Thomas Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Barracuda 2
Trinidad and Tobago Shahdon Winchester Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 2

Source:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFU clubs to kick off March 25". CONCACAF.com. 2012-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Haiti advances two in Caribbean clubs cup". CONCACAF.com. 2012-04-24. 
  3. ^ "Baltimore withdraws from Caribbean clubs". CONCACAF.com. 2012-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Semis, finals of CFU clubs set". CONCACAF.com. 06/05/2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Caledonia pips Connection for CFU Club Championship title". Digicel Pro League. 22 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "CFU Club Championship 2012 — Topscorers". CONCACAF.com. 

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