Jamaica and DR join Cuba and Trinidad in CFU semis

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica and Dominican Republic have joined Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago in the semi-finals of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Women’s Under-20 Finals.

Jamaica sealed their spot by whipping Suriname 5-0 while Dominican Republic cemented their place with a 5-1 win over St Kitts-Nevis in a double header at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Trench Town Monday night.

Yaqueisi Soriano netted a brace, while Gabreila Romero, Anajaiira Burgos and Winibian Perez also scored for Dominican Republic.

Leranja Williamson scored the lone goal for St Kitts-Nevis. Jamaica were frustrated in the early part of the match by Suriname and opened the scoresheet when Kayla Gray shot past goalkeeper Caneisha Barrow in the 32nd minute. Then three minutes later, Oshay Lawes made it 2-0. Gray completed her hat-trick with goals in the 47th and 86 minutes while Keona Simmonds also scored in the 72nd minute in an easy win for Jamaica.

The semi-finals are scheduled for Friday.

The two finalists will qualify for the CONCACAF Championships and join hosts Cayman Islands as Caribbean representatives.

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