Bahamas 3rd in Group Six in Men’s Under-17 World Cup Qualifier


Sports Reporter


THE Bahamas finished third in Group Six with a 1-2 record against regional competition in Suriname over the weekend.

The team ended the Caribbean Football Union Men’s Under-17 World Cup Qualifier with a 1-2 loss to Suriname on Sunday.

Jordan Farquharson scored the lone goal for Team Bahamas and Aleksy Matas provided a huge save on a penalty.

The team competed in Group 6 against British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and the host country Suriname.

In game two, the Bahamas defeated Anguilla 2-0.

The team was led by goals from Jacob Charles and Anthony Dias give in the win.

For Charles and Dias it was their first international goals and they were assisted by Andre Roberts and Jordan Farquaharson.

They opened the competition in game one with a 1-0 loss to the British Virgin Islands.

Suriname won the group undefeated at 3-0. They recorded a 3-0 win over BVI and a 6-0 win over Anguilla before closing out against the Bahamas.

The Caribbean Football Union presented the junior regional competition, which included 24 nations vying for seven spots in the Caribbean finals which will be hosted by Trinidad and Tobago.

Qualifying from the group stage will be the group winners, followed by the best runners-up.

For the teams competing in the CFU finals five spots will be available, for qualification into the CONCACAF Men’s Under 17 Championship.

The Caribbean’s representatives in the last edition of the CONCACAF tournament were CFU champions Haiti, runners-up Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and St Lucia.


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