1996 Caribbean Cup

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1996 Caribbean Cup
Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup 1996
Tournament details
Host country Trinidad and Tobago
Teams 19 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Trinidad and Tobago (5th title)
Runners-up  Cuba
Third place  Martinique
Fourth place  Suriname
Tournament statistics
Matches played 35
Goals scored 97 (2.77 per match)
1995
1997

The 1996 Caribbean Cup (also known as the Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup for sponsorship reasons), was the 8th edition of the Caribbean Cup, the biennial football championship of the Caribbean region (CFU). It was held in Trinidad, where it began on 24 May 1996 and concluded on 7 June.

In the tournament, the hosts Trinidad and Tobago were to be joined by 7 nations who advanced from the qualification process that began in April 1996 and involved 18 Caribbean national teams.

A total of 16 games were played. Trinidad and Tobago won the tournament and landed their fifth Caribbean.

Qualifying Tournament[edit]

Group 1[edit]

First round[edit]

Netherlands Antilles  0–1  Grenada

The return round was not played

Second round[edit]

Grenada  1–1  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  3–1  Grenada

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 6
 Sint Maarten 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 3
 Anguilla 2 0 0 2 0 12 -12 0

All matches were played in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis  8–0  Anguilla

Sint Maarten  4–0  Anguilla

Saint Kitts and Nevis  3–0  Sint Maarten

Group 3[edit]

Both matches were played in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haiti  6–0  Dominican Republic
Haiti  1–1  Dominican Republic

Group 4[edit]

Cayman Islands  0–4  Cuba

The return round was not played

Group 5[edit]

First round[edit]

Dominica  0–1  Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia  1–1  Dominica

Second round[edit]

Martinique  1–0  Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia  1–0  Martinique

Group 6[edit]

Jamaica  2–0  Barbados
Young Goal 44' (pen.)
Davis Goal 89'
Barbados  2–0 (aet)
(3–4 pen)
 Jamaica
Goodridge Goal 51'
Sobers Goal 55' (pen.)

Group 7[edit]

First round[edit]

French Guiana  1–2  Suriname
Suriname  1–1  French Guiana

Second round[edit]

Suriname  2–1  Guyana
Guyana  2–1 (aet)
(3–5 pen.)
 Suriname

Final tournament[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
 Suriname 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 4
 Jamaica 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 0 1 2 3 10 -7 1
Trinidad and Tobago  1–0  Jamaica
Latapy Goal 32'

Jamaica  4–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Wright Goal 21'
Davis Goal 61'72'
Palmer Goal 87'
Grumbs Goal 89'
Trinidad and Tobago  3–0  Suriname
Latapy Goal 58'61'
Rougier Goal 88'

Suriname  3–1  Jamaica
Riedwald Goal 6'
Boyce Goal 7'44'
Lowe Goal 45'
Trinidad and Tobago  5–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Latapy Goal 21'29'80'
Marcelle Goal 45'
Dwarika Goal 81'
Bedford Goal 79'

Suriname  1–1  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Kasanji Goal 54' Riley Goal 72'

Group B[edit]

Played in San Fernando and Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cuba 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
 Martinique 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6
 Haiti 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1
Cuba  2–0  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sebrango Goal 48'
Layola Goal 59'
Martinique  1–0  Haiti
Sorbert Goal 53'

Haiti  2–2  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Golman Goal 50'56' Hendrickson Goal 60'89'
Cuba  1–0  Martinique
Darcourt Goal 72'

Haiti  0–0  Cuba
Martinique  3–0  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Valide Goal 3'
Reno Goal 23'34'

Semifinals[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago  2–1  Martinique
John Goal 90'117' Carole Goal 88'
Cuba  4–0  Suriname
Darcourt Goal 35'55'
Martínez Goal 75'
Sotolongo Goal 83'

3rd Place Playoff[edit]

 Martinique 1–1 (aet)
(3–2 pen.)
Suriname 
Rano Goal 48' Riedewald Goal 76'
Attendance: 2,000

Finals[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago  2–0  Cuba
Dwarika Goal
Nixon Goal


1996 Caribbean Cup Winner

Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
Fifth Title