2017 Caribbean Cup

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2017 Caribbean Cup
Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup 2016[1]
2017 Caribbean Cup.svg
Tournament details
Host country Martinique
Dates 22–25 June 2017[2]
Teams 4 (from 1 sub-confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Curaçao (1st title)
Runners-up  Jamaica
Third place  French Guiana
Fourth place  Martinique
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 9 (2.25 per match)
Top scorer(s) Curaçao Elson Hooi
(2 goals)
Best player Curaçao Gino van Kessel
2014

The 2017 Caribbean Cup was the 19th and final edition of the Caribbean Cup, the biennial international men's football championship of the Caribbean region organized by the Caribbean Football Union (CFU).

The top four teams qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, while the fifth-placed team advanced to a play-off against the fifth-placed team from the 2017 Copa Centroamericana for the final Gold Cup berth.

The host for the final round was expected to be announced in January 2016.[3]

Martinique was announced as host on 25 January 2017, winning over bids of Curaçao and French Guiana. The draw for the semi-finals was also conducted on the same day at the CFU office in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda.[4][5]

Curaçao won their first and only title following a 2–1 win over Jamaica in the final.

Qualification[edit]

Qualified teams[edit]

Four teams qualified for the final tournament. All four teams also qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Team Qualification Caribbean Cup
final stage
appearances
Previous best performance FIFA Ranking
at start of event
 Jamaica Third round Group 1 winners 16th Champion (1991, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2014) 79
 French Guiana Third round Group 2 winners 4th Fifth place (2014) N/A2
 Curaçao Third round Group 3 winners 4th1 Fourth place (1989) 70
 Martinique Third round Group 4 winners 13th Champions (1993) N/A2

Bold indicates that the corresponding team was hosting or co-hosting the event.
1. This is Curaçao's second appearance since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, as its direct successor (with regards to membership in football associations), inheriting the former nation's FIFA membership and competitive record.
2. French Guiana and Martinique are not FIFA members, and so do not have a FIFA Ranking.

Venues[edit]

The matches are played at Stade Pierre-Aliker, Fort-de-France.

Squads[edit]

Knockout stage[edit]

If tied after 90 minutes, extra time was played, and if still tied after extra time, a penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner.[6]

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
22 June
 
 
 Jamaica (pen.)1 (4)
 
25 June
 
 French Guiana1 (2)
 
 Jamaica1
 
22 June
 
 Curaçao2
 
 Curaçao2
 
 
 Martinique1
 
Third place
 
 
25 June
 
 
 French Guiana1
 
 
 Martinique0

All times AST (UTC−4).

Semi-finals[edit]

Jamaica  1–1 (a.e.t.)  French Guiana
Johnson Goal 70' Report L. Baal Goal 21'
Penalties
Binns Penalty missed
Gordon Penalty scored
Nicholson Penalty scored
Fisher Penalty scored
Burke Penalty scored
4–2 Penalty missed Evens
Penalty scored Issorat
Penalty missed Legrand
Penalty scored Fabien

Curaçao  2–1  Martinique
Nepomuceno Goal 57' (pen.)
Janga Goal 76'
Report Arquin Goal 17'

Third-place playoff[edit]

French Guiana  1–0  Martinique
Privat Goal 74' Report

Final[edit]

Jamaica  1–2  Curaçao
Harriott Goal 82' Report Hooi Goal 10'84'


2017 Caribbean Cup Winner

Curaçao
Curaçao
First Title

Goalscorers[edit]

2 goals
1 goal

Prize money[edit]

On 25 June 2017, it was announced that national associations would receive the following prize money amounts.[7]

Final position Amount (US Dollars)
Winner $40,000
Runner-up $30,000
Third-place $25,000
Fourth-place $20,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFU Unveils Logo and Announces Kickoff of the Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup 2016". CONCACAF.com. 22 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Scotiabank Caribbean Cup Schedule updated". Caribbean Football Union. 10 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "2016 Caribbean Cup Qualification to begin in February". caribnewz.com. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Martinique to host Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup finals". CONCACAF. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Martinique selected as hosts for Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup Finals". Caribbean Football Union. 26 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup 2016 Regulations" (PDF). CONCACAF.com. 
  7. ^ Admin, CFU Web. "Prize Monies For Top Four Teams in 2016 Caribbean Cup Finals | Caribbean Cup". cfufootball.org. Retrieved 26 June 2017. 

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