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Jamaica to face Cuba and Trinidad&Tobago in womens Olympic qualifiers

Two of Jamaica's three opponents in the Caribbean zone second round CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying series will be Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago.

Haiti and Puerto Rico will join hosts Cayman Islands later this month to decide the fourth qualifier for the Caribbean second round later this year with the top two teams progressing to the final round of 2008 CONCACAF women's Olympic qualification.

Trinidad & Tobago topped Group A of the first round playoff by defeating hosts Surinam 4-1 in the deciding game in Paramaribo.

Grenada finished third after defeating St. Vincent & the Grenadines 3-1.

Cuba advanced as Group B winners with maximum nine points after defeating hosts the Dominican Republic 2-1 in the top of the table clash in Santo Domingo.

The US Virgin Islands finished third after a 5-0 victory over the British Virgin Islands.

Members of the Jamaican squad which topped Group C in Antigua with a maximum nine points after drubbing Dominica 8-nil Sunday night in the final game.

Tashana Vincent led the way with a four timer to finish with 11 goals, four more than Kenesha Reid, who was joined on the score sheet by Iesha Mowatt, Jodi Ann McGregor and Marcilee McBean.

The Reggae Girls had blanked Bermuda 4-nil and drubbed hosts Antigua/Barbuda 12-nil.

Coach Charles Edwards said he will be looking to beef up the squad with the inclusion of some overseas based players.

Source: Radio

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