2009 CFU Club Championship

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CFU Club Championship 2009
Caribbean Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host country Trinidad and Tobago
City Macoya
Dates March 18 – May 17
Teams 12 (from 9 associations)
Final positions
Champions Trinidad and Tobago W Connection (3rd title)
Runners-up Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
Third place Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh
Fourth place Haiti Tempête
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 72 (3.6 per match)
Top scorer(s) Jonathan Faña Frias (6 goals)
2007
2010

The 2009 CFU Club Championship was the 11th 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 – W Connection, Puerto Rico Islanders, and San Juan Jabloteh – qualified for the 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League.

Qualified clubs[edit]

The following clubs are all entered into the competition.[1][2]

Nation National association Representative(s)
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Football Association Hoppers
Aruba Aruba Arubaanse Voetbal Bond Britannia
SV Racing Club
Dominica Dominica Dominica Football Association Centre Bath Estate
Guyana Guyana Guyana Football Federation Alpha United FC
Haiti Haiti Fédération Haïtienne de Football AS Cavaly
Tempête
Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica Football Federation Portmore United
Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles Nederlands Antilliaanse Voetbal Unie CSD Barber
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Federación Puertorriqueña de Fútbol Puerto Rico Islanders
Sevilla FC Puerto Rico
Suriname Suriname Surinaamse Voetbal Bond Inter Moengotapoe
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation San Juan Jabloteh
W Connection
Notes

Competition format[edit]

There was no tournament in 2008 because, prior to this edition, the CFU Club Championship had been held near the end of the calendar year, but in 2008 it was decided that it would be held near the beginning of the following calendar year in order to have the competition take place closer to the next CONCACAF Champions League, which uses this tournament as the Caribbean zone qualifying tournament. As a result, this, the next tournament, was held in early 2009.

The draw for the first round was held at the CONCACAF office in New York City on January 15.[1][2] The first round matches were originally scheduled to be held over two legs on March 18 and 25. The draw for round two was completed immediately following the first round draw. The second round will also be two-legged and will be held in mid-April. The semi-finals, final and third-place match will be single-elimination matches hosted in Trinidad and Tobago. The semi-finals will be played on May 15, and the final and third-place match will be played two days later at the same venue.

Draw[edit]

The first round was played among clubs from two pots. Each club was drawn against another club from the opposing pot.[3]

Pot 1 Pot 2
Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Haiti Tempête
Haiti Cavaly
Suriname Inter Moengotapoe
Antigua and Barbuda Hoppers
Aruba Britannia
Puerto Rico Sevilla FC Puerto Rico
Netherlands Antilles CSD Barber
Guyana Alpha United FC
Dominica Centre Bath Estate

1st Round[edit]

The first round was contested in five two-legged matchups. Team #1 in each matchup hosted the first leg. The schedule for the first round legs was updated on March 11 due to necessary travel accommodations for clubs and local events occurring in Aruba and Haiti that would conflict with the original match schedule.[4]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Roaring Lions FC Anguilla 0 – 36 Template:Country data SMS Atuu 0 – 19 0 – 17
Sevilla FC Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 3 – 5 Antigua and Barbuda Hoppers 3 – 3 0 – 2
Centre Bath Estate Dominica 1 – 17 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection 0 – 5 1 – 12
Alpha United FC Guyana 1 – 3 Haiti Tempête 1 – 1 0 – 2
Cavaly Haiti 6 – 0 Aruba Britannia 5 – 0 1 – 0
CSD Barber Netherlands Antilles 2 – 3 Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 1 – 3 1 – 0

First leg[edit]

March 18, 2009
20:00 UTC-4
Centre Bath Estate Dominica 0 – 5 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Hector Goal 8', Goal 30', Goal 61'
Frias Goal 51'
Smith Goal 90'

March 18, 2009
19:00 UTC-4
CSD Barber Netherlands Antilles 1 – 3 Suriname Inter Moengotapoe
Cassiani Goal 34' Amoeferie Goal 37'
Vlijter Goal 57', Goal 75'

March 21, 2009
19:30 UTC-4
Alpha United Guyana 1 – 1 Haiti Tempête
Peters Goal 35' McKenzie Goal 71' (o.g.)

March 21, 2009
20:00 UTC-4
Sevilla FC Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 3 – 3 Antigua and Barbuda Hoppers
Maya Goal 16' (pen.)
Figueroa Goal 42'
Pérez Goal 69'
Frederick Goal 56' Goal 74'
Dublin Goal 90'

March 22, 2009
17:00 UTC-5
Cavaly Haiti 5 – 0 ArubaBritannia
Alliance Goal 18'
Amy Goal 28' Goal 45'
Milien Goal 71' Goal 79'

Second leg[edit]

March 25, 2009
19:00 UTC-4
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 12 – 1 Dominica Centre Bath Estate
Frias Goal 5' Goal 7'
Toussaint Goal 16' Goal 39' Goal 56'
Williams Goal 36'
Viveros Goal 44'
Aras Goal 52'
Bartholomew Goal 65' Goal 81' Goal 88'
Smith Goal 82'
Benjamin Goal 26'

W Connection won 17–1 on aggregate.


Inter Moengotapoe won 3–2 on aggregate.


Hoppers won 5–3 on aggregate.


Cavaly won 6–0 on aggregate.


April 5, 2009
15:00 UTC-5
Tempête Haiti 2 – 0 Guyana Alpha United
Cadet Goal 12'
Sirin Goal 71'

Tempête won 3–1 on aggregate.

2nd Round[edit]

San Juan Jabloteh were seeded and received a bye to the 2nd round.[1][2][3] San Juan Jabloteh and W Connection both hosted their first leg matchups on the same day and decided to host their matches as a billed doubleheader at Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella.[8] In Jabloteh's return leg to Suriname they were without head coach Terry Fenwick, who did not travel with the team because he had not been paid by the club since the end of the 2008 TT Pro League season.[9]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
San Juan Jabloteh Trinidad and Tobago 5 – 2 Suriname Inter Moengotapoe 2 – 1 3 – 1
Hoppers Antigua and Barbuda 0 – 8 Haiti Tempête 0 – 4 0 – 4
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 4 – 1 Haiti Cavaly 3 – 1 1 – 0

First leg[edit]


April 13, 2009
20:30 UTC-4
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 3 – 1 Haiti Cavaly
Viveros Goal 3'
Toussaint Goal 49'
Hector Goal 55'
Millien Goal 90+3'

April 20, 2009
18:30 UTC-4
Hoppers Antigua and Barbuda 0 – 4 Haiti Tempête
Herold Goal 28'
Thompson Goal 35'
Eliphene Goal 43' Goal 71'

Second leg[edit]

April 20, 2009
20:00 UTC-4
Inter Moengotapoe Suriname 1 – 3 Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh
Bron Goal 3' Glen Goal 13'
Jamerson Goal 47'
Primus Goal 66'

San Juan Jabloteh won 5–2 on aggregate.


April 24, 2009
16:00 UTC-5
Cavaly Haiti 0 – 1 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Oliveira Goal 30'

W Connection won 4–1 on aggregate.


May 1, 2009
16:00 UTC-5
Tempête Haiti 4 – 0 Antigua and Barbuda Hoppers
Fils Goal 26' Goal 31' Goal 56'
Thompson Goal 72'

Tempête won 8–0 on aggregate.

Final round[edit]

All of the matches in the final round will be played at Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago.[4] The final round matchups are single elimination; the losers will play one another in a third place matchup to determine the third and final CFU entrant into the CONCACAF Champions League 2009–10. The Puerto Rico Islanders were seeded and received a bye directly into the final round.[3]

Semifinal round[edit]


May 15, 2009
19:30 UTC-4
San Juan Jabloteh Trinidad and Tobago 1 – 2 Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
John Goal 65' Frias Goal 35'
Hector Goal 37'

Third place[edit]

May 17, 2009
16:00 UTC-4
Tempête Haiti 1 – 2 Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh
Murray Goal 55' (o.g.) Glen Goal 33'
E. John Goal 44'

Final[edit]

May 17, 2009
18:30 UTC-4
W Connection Trinidad and Tobago 2 – 1 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders
Frias Goal 7' Goal 21' Nuñez Goal 36'


CFU Club Championship
2009 Winners
Trinidad and Tobago
W Connection
Third Title

Goalscorers[edit]

Goals Player Team
6 Dominican Republic Jonathan Faña Frias Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
5 Trinidad and Tobago Hughton Hector Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
4 Trinidad and Tobago Andre Toussaint Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
3 Trinidad and Tobago Matthew Bartholomew Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Haiti Belfort Fils Haiti Tempête
Antigua and Barbuda Kelly Frederick Antigua and Barbuda Hoppers
Haiti Alex Milien Haiti Cavaly
2 Haiti André Amy Haiti Cavaly
Haiti Cadet Eliphene Haiti Tempête
Trinidad and Tobago Cyrano Glen Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh
Trinidad and Tobago Elton John Trinidad and Tobago San Juan Jabloteh
Trinidad and Tobago Kerron Smith Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Haiti Amius Thompson Haiti Tempête
Colombia Christian Viveros Trinidad and Tobago W Connection
Suriname Ives Vlijter Suriname Inter Moengotapoe
1 27 players
Own goals 2 players

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Inter Moengotapoe could not host any matches at their home stadium in Moengo, Ronnie Brunswijkstadion, due to a ban on hosting any matches imposed by the Surinamese FA after riots occurred during a home league match.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d written at Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Club Champions Cup draw on January 15th, New York City: Caribbean Football Union, 2009-01-09, retrieved 2009-01-11 [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d CONCACAF to stage draws for U-17, U-20 championships, Caribbean club cup on Thursday, New York City: CONCACAF, 2009-01-09, retrieved 2009-01-12 
  3. ^ a b c d e written at Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Two teams withdraw from Caribbean club cup, draw format restructured, New York City: CONCACAF, 2009-01-14, retrieved 2009-01-15 
  4. ^ a b CFU adjusts schedule for first round of Caribbean Club Champions Cup, New York City: CONCACAF, 2009-03-11, retrieved 2009-03-12 
  5. ^ "Regional Club championship kicks off today". Antigua Sun (Port of Spain, Trinidad: Sun Printing & Publishing Ltd.). CMC. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  6. ^ "Guyanese to officiate in CFU championship today in T&T". Stabroek News (Georgetown, Guyana). 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  7. ^ "Inter Moengo Tapoe naar volgende ronde CFU Clubchampionships". Dagblad Suriname (in Dutch) (Paramaribo). 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  8. ^ a b W Connection to host doubleheader with San Juan Jabloteh for second round of Caribbean club championship, New York City: CONCACAF, 2009-04-09, retrieved 2009-04-14 
  9. ^ Liburd, Lasana (2009-04-21). "Connection delay Haitian excursion". Trinidad and Tobago Express (Port of Spain). Retrieved 2009-04-21. [dead link]

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