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Jamaica drawn alongside regional giants Mexico in re-formatted Concacaf Men’s Under 20 Championship
by Dwight Fraser
Jamaica has been drawn alongside regional giants Mexico for the new format of the Concacaf under 20 championships which will be played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton Florida from November 1 to 21.
The new format which removes the regional central America and Caribbean qualifiers guarantees each team a minimum of 4 competitive games.
The draw today sees Jamaica down to face Mexico, Aruba, Nicaragua, Grenada and St Maartin in group B.
Group A; headed by the USA ….. includes Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Puerto Rico and st Vincent and the grenadines.
Group C ‘ consists of Honduras, Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, the Dominica republic, Belize and St Maarten.
In group D’ it will be Panama, Canada, St Kitts and Nevis, Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique,
Group E’ features Costa Rica, Bermuda, Haiti, St Lucia and Barbados….and in group F’ the competitors are El Salvador, Guatemala, curacao, Guyana and the Cayman islands.
The six group winners will advance to the qualification stage and the top two teams of each group in the qualification stage qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-20 world cup in Poland , with the winners of each group also advancing to the final to decide the champions of the Concacaf under 20 championship
The Concacaf championships will also determine the Concacaf teams to contest the 2019 pan American games men’s football tournament in Lima, Peru.
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