Football at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games

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2014 Central American and Caribbean Games football tournament
Tournament details
City Veracruz, Mexico
Dates 17 November 2014 (2014-11-17)
28 November 2014 (2014-11-28)[1]
Teams 8 (men's) + 8 (women's) (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (men's)
 Mexico (women's)
Runners-up  Venezuela (men's)
 Colombia (women's)
Third place  Cuba (men's)
 Costa Rica (women's)
Fourth place  Honduras (men's)
 Venezuela (women's)
2010
2018

The 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games football tournament is scheduled to be the 20th edition of the competition at the 21st edition of the Central American and Caribbean Games. It will be the first CAC Games football competition to take since 2006 due to the cancellation of the 2010 edition.

Although the competition is considered to be an under-21 age group competition, up to three players born before 1 January 1993 may be named in the squad.[2] Each participating national football association will select a final squad of 20 players.[2]

The women's tournament was won by Mexico over Colombia.

The men's tournament was won by Mexico as well, over Venezuela. This is the 6th gold medal in this competition for the Mexican side. The last time they accomplished the gold medal was over 20 years ago. [3]

Men's event[edit]

Squads[edit]

Participants[edit]

Team Football Association National Olympic Association Qualification method
 Mexico Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Comité Olímpico Mexicano Competition host
 Honduras Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras Comité Olímpico Hondureño Winner of the 2013 Central American Games competition
 Costa Rica Federación Costarricense de Fútbol Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica Runner-up of the 2013 Central American Games competition
 El Salvador Federación Salvadoreña de Fútbol Comité Olímpico de El Salvador Third-place of the 2013 Central American Games competition
 Cuba Asociación de Fútbol de Cuba Cuban Olympic Committee Semi-finalist at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
 Jamaica Jamaica Football Federation Jamaica Olympic Association Quarter-finalist at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
 Haiti Fédération Haïtienne de Football Comité Olympique Haïtien Invited (replaced Colombia)
 Venezuela Federación Venezolana de Fútbol Comité Olímpico Venezolano Invited

Venues[edit]

Veracruz Veracruz
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
19°09′51″N 96°07′30″W / 19.164222°N 96.125017°W / 19.164222; -96.125017 19°09′44″N 96°06′52″W / 19.162316°N 96.114581°W / 19.162316; -96.114581

Group stage[edit]

Each team will play one game against each of the teams in their group in a round-robin format. Teams will be awarded three points for a win, one for a tie and no points for a loss.

Teams that finish in 1st and 2nd position will advance to the semi-final round.

Tie-breaking criteria

Teams were ranked on the following criteria:

  • 1. Greater number of points in all group matches
  • 2. Goal difference in all group matches
  • 3. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches

The group stage draw was conducted on 9 October 2014.[4]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Mexico 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 9
 Honduras 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 6
 El Salvador 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
 Jamaica 3 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0

18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
16:00
Jamaica  1–3  El Salvador
C. Marsh Goal 57' Report J. Ortiz Goal 12'45'
J. Peña Goal 79'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
21:00
Mexico  5–2  Honduras
J. Espericueta Goal 3'
E. Torres Goal 31'53' (pen.)
H. Marin Goal 41'
Á. Saldivar Goal 47'
Report E. Hernández Goal 24' Goal 90+1' (pen.)
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Yadel Martinez Pupo (Cuba)

20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)
16:00
Jamaica  2–3  Honduras
Benbow Goal 43'
W. Paul Goal 70'
Report Flores Goal 25'
E. Hernández Goal 58' (pen.)90+2'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Malon Mejia (El Salvador)

20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)
21:00
Mexico  2–0  El Salvador
R. Lòpez Goal 50'
E. Torres Goal 70'
Report
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Henry Bejarano (Costa Rica)

22 November 2014 (2014-11-22)
16:00
El Salvador  0–2  Honduras
Report E. Hernández Goal 47'
K. López Goal 79'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico)

22 November 2014 (2014-11-22)
21:00
Mexico  5–0  Jamaica
M. Zuñiga Goal 13'21'35'
H. Marín Goal 37'
A. Zamorano Goal 53'
Report
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Venezuela 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Cuba 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Costa Rica 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1
 Haiti 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1

19 November 2014 (2014-11-19)
16:00
Costa Rica  1–2  Cuba
Cabalceta Goal 38' Report Fernandez Goal 43' (o.g.)
Reyes Goal 64'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Valdin Legister (Jamaica)

19 November 2014 (2014-11-19)
21:00
Haiti  0–4  Venezuela
Report Ponce Goal 7' (pen.)68'
Murillo Goal 41'
Peñaranda Goal 78'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico)

21 November 2014 (2014-11-21)
16:00
Haiti  0–2  Cuba
Report Santa Cruz Goal 34'
Diz Goal 66'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

21 November 2014 (2014-11-21)
21:00
Costa Rica  0–1  Venezuela
Report Ponce Goal 56' (pen.)
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Javier Santos (Puerto Rico)

23 November 2014 (2014-11-23)
16:00
Costa Rica  2–2  Haiti
J. Ordain Goal 23'
F. Rodríguez Goal 69'
Report N. St. Vil Goal 14'90+1'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Oscar Moncada (Honduras)

23 November 2014 (2014-11-23)
21:00
Cuba  0–0  Venezuela
Report
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Valdin Legister (Jamaica)

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Gold medal match
26 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
  Mexico (pen.)  1 (7)  
  Cuba  1 (6)  
 
28 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
      Mexico  4
    Venezuela  1
Bronze medal match
26 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente 28 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
  Venezuela  1   Cuba  3
  Honduras  0     Honduras  1

Semi-finals[edit]

26 November 2014 (2014-11-26)
21:00
 Mexico 1–1 (a.e.t.)  Cuba
R. Lopez Goal 120' report Y. Santa Cruz Goal 98'
  Penalties  
7–6
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Henry Bejarano (Costa Rica)

26 November 2014 (2014-11-26)
15:00
 Venezuela 1–0  Honduras
Murillo Goal 6' report
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: Yadel Martinez Pupo (Cuba)

Bronze Medal Match[edit]

28 November 2014 (2014-11-28)
16:00
Cuba  3–1 (a.e.t.)  Honduras
Reyes Goal 77'
Hernández Goal 106'
Santa Cruz Goal 108'
Report Goal 54' Hernández
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sánchez
Referee: César Ramos (MEX)

Gold Medal Match[edit]

28 November 2014 (2014-11-28)
19:00
 Mexico 4–1  Venezuela
Zaldivar Goal 10'
R. Lòpez Goal 15'
Torres Goal 34'79'
report Ponce Goal 81'
Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

Goalscorers[edit]

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Women's event[edit]

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Each team will play one game against each of the teams in their group in a round-robin format. Teams will be awarded three points for a win, one for a tie and no points for a loss.

Teams that finish in 1st and 2nd position will advance to the semi-final round.

Tie-breaking criteria

Teams were ranked on the following criteria:

  • 1. Greater number of points in all group matches
  • 2. Goal difference in all group matches
  • 3. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches

The group stage draw was conducted on 9 October 2014.[4]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Colombia 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 7
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7
 Haiti 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 1 2 1 14 −13 1

17 November 2014 (2014-11-17)
10:00
Trinidad and Tobago  1–1  Haiti
Campbell Goal 51' Report Borgella Goal 27'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Honduras Melissa Pastrana

17 November 2014 (2014-11-17)
15:00
Mexico  1–1  Colombia
Corral Goal 90+5' Report Velásquez Goal 32'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Costa Rica Marianela Araya

19 November 2014 (2014-11-19)
15:00
Mexico  6–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Corral Goal 45'55'65' (pen.)70'
Domínguez Goal 46'
Jaramillo Goal 61'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: United States Christina Unkel

19 November 2014 (2014-11-19)
18:00
Colombia  3–0  Haiti
Pineda Goal 30'
Castro Goal 66'77'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Canada Michelle Pye

21 November 2014 (2014-11-21)
10:00
Trinidad and Tobago  0–7  Colombia
Report N. Arias Goal 6'
C. Ospina Goal 18'
Ollveirre Goal 32' (o.g.)
J. Vidal Goal 33'
Castro Goal 77'79'
H. Yorely Goal 90+3'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Mexico Francia González

21 November 2014 (2014-11-21)
15:00
Mexico  1–0  Haiti
Stephany Mayor Goal 87' Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Honduras Melissa Pastrana

Group B[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Costa Rica 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9
 Venezuela 3 2 0 1 10 2 +8 6
 Nicaragua 3 1 0 2 1 6 −5 3
 Dominican Republic 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0

18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
10:00
Dominican Republic  0–1  Nicaragua
Report Quintana Goal 30'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Guyana Maurees Urane Skeete

18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
15:00
Venezuela  1–2  Costa Rica
Cañas Goal 29' Report Granados Goal 77'
K. Villalobos Goal 89'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Mexico Francia González

20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)
10:00
 Venezuela 6–2  Dominican Republic
Garcia Goal 10'82'
Cañas Goal 18'
Basanta Goal 52'
Tahicelis Goal 56'
Vargas Goal 90+5' (o.g.)
Report A. Núñez Goal 45+1'
Ubri Goal 68'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Nicaragua Tatiana Guzmán

20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)
15:00
 Nicaragua 0–3  Costa Rica
Report Alvarado Goal 10' (pen.)
Venegas Goal 44'
J. Villalobos Goal 90+2'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Barbados Gillian Martindale

22 November 2014 (2014-11-22)
10:00
 Venezuela 3–0  Nicaragua
Moreno Goal 20'
García Goal 45+2'59'
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: United States Christina Unkel

22 November 2014 (2014-11-22)
15:00
 Dominican Republic 1–6  Costa Rica
Ubri Goal 70' Report Sánchez Goal 14' (pen.)
Barrantes Goal 33'
K. Villalobos Goal 39'61'90'
Rodriguez Goal 53'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
Referee: Guyana Maurees Urane Skeete

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-Finals Final
25 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
  Colombia  1  
  Venezuela  0  
 
27 November – Estadio Luis "Pirata" Fuente
      Colombia  0
    Mexico  2
Third-place
25 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez 27 November – Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez
  Costa Rica  0   Venezuela  2
  Mexico  1     Costa Rica  3

Semi-finals[edit]

25 November 2014 (2014-11-25)
9:00
 Colombia 1–0  Venezuela
Montoya Goal 83' Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez

25 November 2014 (2014-11-25)
15:00
 Costa Rica 0–1  Mexico
Report Pérez Goal 90'
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez

Bronze Medal Match[edit]

27 November 2014 (2014-11-27)
16:00
 Venezuela 2–3  Costa Rica
Report
Estadio Unidad Deportiva Hugo Sanchez

Gold Medal Match[edit]

27 November 2014 (2014-11-27)
19:00
 Colombia 0–2  Mexico
Report

Goalscorers[edit]

5 goals
4 goals
2 goals
1 goals
Own goal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TENTATIVE Sports Calendar for the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014" (pdf). veracruz2014.mx. 21 November 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Manual de Clasificación Veracruz 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). veracruz2014.mx. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://shekicks.net/news/view/10957
  4. ^ a b "CAC Games draws produce intriguing groups". CONCACAF. 10 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 

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