2012 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship

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2012 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship
Campeonato Sub-20 Femenino de la CONCACAF 2012
(Spanish)
Tournament logo
2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship official logo
Tournament details
Host country Panama
City Panama City
Dates March 1–11
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  United States (3rd title)
Runners-up  Canada
Third place  Mexico
Fourth place  Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 72 (4.5 per match)
Attendance 10,382 (649 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mexico Natalia Gómez-Junco (6 goals)
2010
2014

The 2012 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship was the sixth edition of the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship. The final tournament was hosted by Panama from 1 to 11 March 2012.[1] All matches were played at the Estadio Rommel Fernández. The top three teams of the 2012 tournament earned qualification to the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. The tournament was won by the United States, who defeated Canada in the final, 2–1. Mexico secured the final qualification position by defeating Panama in the third place match, 5–0.

Qualification[edit]

Team Qualification Appearances Previous best performances
North American zone
 Canada Automatic 6th Champion (2004, 2008)
 Mexico Automatic 6th Runner-up (2010)
 United States (TH) Automatic 6th Champion (2006, 2010)
Central American zone qualified through the Central America qualifying
 Guatemala Group 1 Winner 2nd First round (2010)
 Panama Group 2 Winner 4th First round (2002, 2004, 2006)
Caribbean zone qualified through the Caribbean qualifying
 Haiti Group E Winner 2nd First round (2002)
 Cuba Group F Winner 3rd First round (2008, 2010)
 Jamaica Best Group Runner-up 6th Fourth place (2006)

Bold indicates that the corresponding team was hosting the event.
Note: Panama qualified to the tournament, only later was announced as host.[2]

Venue[edit]

Panama City, Panama
Estadio Rommel Fernández
Capacity: 32,000
Estadio Rommel FernándezA2.jpg

Match officials[edit]

The match officials were announced the 14 February 2012.[3]

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

The draw for the tournament took place on the 15 January 2012 in the CONCACAF offices in Miami Beach, Florida.[4] The schedule was announced on the 25 January 2012.[5]
All matches up to 9 March 2012 (group stage and semi-finals) are EST (UTC−05:00). The last two matches (third place match and final) are EDT (UTC−04:00).

Key to colors in group tables
Advanced to Semi-finals

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 9
 Mexico 3 2 0 1 13 2 +11 6
 Jamaica 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
 Haiti 3 0 1 2 0 15 −15 1

March 1, 2012
17:00
Canada  5–0  Haiti
Ezurike Goal 47'53'
Charron-Delage Goal 51'62'
Richardson Goal 59'
Report

March 1, 2012
19:30
Mexico  3–1  Jamaica
Samarzich Goal 6'
Gómez-Junco Goal 39'
C.Martinez Goal 44'
Report Spence Goal 15'

March 3, 2012
17:00
Mexico  10–0  Haiti
Samarzich Goal 19'
A.Martinez Goal 29'48'
Jimenez Goal 32'
Gómez-Junco Goal 59'60'77'
Franco Goal 64'
Solis Goal 76'77'
Report

March 3, 2012
19:30
Jamaica  0–2  Canada
Report Richardson Goal 75'
Charron-Delage Goal 82'

March 5, 2012
17:00
Haiti  0–0  Jamaica
Report

March 5, 2012
19:30
Canada  1–0  Mexico
Legault-Cordisco Goal 25' Report

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 18 0 +18 9
 Panama 3 2 0 1 5 8 −3 6
 Guatemala 3 1 0 2 6 11 −5 3
 Cuba 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0

March 2, 2012
17:00
United States  6–0  Guatemala
Horan Goal 12, 47, 74'
Johnston Goal 29'
Stengel Goal 54'
Roccaro Goal 60'
Report

March 2, 2012
19:30
Panama  2–1  Cuba
Evans Goal 16'
Cox Goal 54'
Report Pelaez Goal 27'

March 4, 2012
17:00
Cuba  0–6  United States
Report Stengel Goal 4'37'
Hayes Goal 25'29'
DiBernardo Goal 53'
Ubogagu Goal 84'

March 4, 2012
19:30
Panama  3–1  Guatemala
Mills Goal 39'
Zorrilla Goal 48'
Jordan Goal 82'
Report Monterroso Goal 40'

March 6, 2012
17:00
Guatemala  5–2  Cuba
Monterroso Goal 27'
Argueta Goal 31'
Pérez Goal 32'
López Goal 67' (pen.)
Bayeux Goal 68' (o.g.)
Report Perez Goal 53'
Pelaez Goal 80'

March 6, 2012
19:30
Panama  0–6  United States
Report Capelle Goal 29'
DiBernardo Goal 44'
Johnston Goal 53'
Hayes Goal 59'78'
Mewis Goal 69'

Knockout rounds[edit]

The winners of the two semifinals and the third place match qualify for the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Japan.

Semi-finals Final
March 9 – Panama City
  United States  4  
  Mexico  0  
 
March 11 – Panama City
      United States  2
    Canada  1
Third place
March 9 – Panama City March 11 – Panama City
  Canada  6   Mexico  5
  Panama  0     Panama  0

Semi-finals[edit]

March 9, 2012
17:00
United States  4–0  Mexico
Johnston Goal 11'
Brian Goal 37'
Horan Goal 38'
Ohai Goal 81'
Report

March 9, 2012
20:00
Canada  6–0  Panama
Ezurike Goal 25'
Richardson Goal 47'
Oduro Goal 49'84'
Pietrangelo Goal 69'
Sawicki Goal 88'
Report

Third place match[edit]

March 11, 2012
18:00
Mexico  5–0  Panama
Franco Goal 18'47'
Gómez-Junco Goal 25'90+1' (pen.)
Samarzich Goal 44'
Report

Final[edit]

March 11, 2012
21:00
United States  2–1  Canada
Hayes Goal 79'
Ubogagu Goal 88'
Report Richardson Goal 5'

Awards[edit]

 2012 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship Winners 

United States
Third title

Goalscorers[edit]

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panama to host U-20 & Guatemala U-17 Women's Championships". 17 November 2011. Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Panama reaches CONCACAF U-20 women's finals" (28 April 2011). CONCACAF. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "U-20 women's championship refs selected". 5 March 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Host Panama, U.S. drawn for U-20 women". 5 March 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "U.S. to open U-20 women against Guatemala". 5 March 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 

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