1997 Caribbean Cup

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1997 Caribbean Cup
Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup 1997
Tournament details
Host countries Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Teams 23 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Trinidad and Tobago (6th title)
Runners-up  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Third place  Jamaica
Fourth place  Grenada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 111 (3.7 per match)
1996
1998

The 1997 Caribbean Cup (known as Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup for sponsorship reasons[1] ) was the ninth edition of the Caribbean Cup hosted by Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Qualifying Tournament[edit]

First stage[edit]

The winners of each group enter the qualifying play-off.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Martinique 2 2 0 0 8 1 +7 6
 Saint Lucia 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2 0 0 2 3 10 -7 0

12 March 1997
Martinique  1–0  Saint Lucia


Group 2[edit]

21 February 1997
Jamaica  1–0  Bermuda
Williams Goal 6'

27 February 1997
Jamaica  3–2  Bermuda
Dixon Goal 35'
Malcom Goal 43'
Sewell Goal 62'
Russell Goal 51'
Simons Goal 74'

Group 3[edit]

First round

23 February 1997
French Guiana  2–2  Guyana
 ? Stanton Goal Goal

Second round

  •  Trinidad and Tobago also entered the match; but since they already secured a spot in the final tournament as the holders, their matches were counted merely as friendlies.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Grenada 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 4
 Barbados 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Guyana 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 0

2 April 1997
Barbados  1–1  Grenada
Lavine Goal 22' Joseph Goal 89'

4 April 1997
Grenada  5–1  Guyana
Charles Goal 19'
Celestine Goal 51'
Drayton Goal 61'
Modeste Goal 89'
? Goal
Trotz Goal

6 April 1997
Guyana  0–2  Barbados
Lavine Goal 40'
Alexander Goal 52'

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Dominica 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 9
 Sint Maarten 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
 British Virgin Islands 3 1 0 2 7 10 -3 3
 Anguilla 3 0 0 3 1 12 -11 0

2 April 1997
Sint Maarten  3–0  Anguilla

4 April 1997
Dominica  1–0  Sint Maarten

6 April 1997
Dominica  5–0  Anguilla

Group 5[edit]

 Haiti and  Dominican Republic withdrew.

The return round was not played.

Qualifying Playoff[edit]

27 April 1997
Dominica  1–2  Martinique

4 May 1997
Martinique  7–0  Dominica

4 May 1997
Aruba  0–6  Jamaica
Whitmore Goal Goal
Young Goal Goal Goal
Sewell Goal

The return round was not played.


Final tournament[edit]

Group A[edit]

Hosted in Antigua and Barbuda

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Grenada 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 4
 Jamaica 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Antigua and Barbuda 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0


Group B[edit]

Hosted in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Trinidad and Tobago 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
 Martinique 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3


Semifinals[edit]


10 July 1997
Saint Kitts and Nevis  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Grenada
Grumbs Goal 86'107' (pen.) Modeste Goal 51'

3rd Place Playoff[edit]

13 July 1997
Jamaica  4–1  Grenada
Hall Goal 5'20'
Gardener Goal 7'
Young Goal 85'
Watts Goal 13'

Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We know what it takes to be world class (Shell Advertisement)". Jamaica Gleaner. 16 January 1997. p. 17.