BRIGHT SPARKS

Trinidad defensive midfielder, Kevon George (L), shields the ball from Panama’s midfielder Armando Cooper.
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association

Jamaica beat Honduras and Haiti Bested Bermuda to so far provide the only bright sparks for Caribbean countries in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football Associations Gold Cup 2019.

Playing at home in the National Stadium, Kingston Monday night in the second of two fixtures that marked the first time Gold Cup games were held on a Caribbean territory, the Reggae Boyz beat the Central Americans 3-2, and Haiti got the better of Bermuda 2-1 in the Costa Rica National Stadium.

Up to Caribbean Life newspaper’s press time all the other Caribbean teams to have played so far had fallen away since the 2019 top regional competition kicked off Saturday, June 15.

Canada beat Martinique, 4-0 and Mexico thrashed Cuba 7-0.

In the first match of the historic fixtures at the Kingston National Stadium, Curacao lost to El Salvador 0-1; Panama beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0; and USA beat Guyana 4-0.

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