V. CONCACAF NATIONS CUP 1971

Qualifying Tournament
             
Caribbean Zone

First Round
 1-10-71 Paramaribo        Surinam         4-1 Guyana
 4-10-71 Georgetown        Guyana          2-3 Surinam

                           Haiti           w/o Dutch Antilles 
                           (Dutch Antilles withdrew)

 1-10-71 Kingston          Jamaica         0-1 Cuba 
 4-10-71 Havana            Cuba            0-0 Jamaica 

Second Round:
Cuba and Surinam refused to meet Haiti in the final triangular; CONCACAF
decided to award the places in the final tournament to Haiti and Cuba.

Central American Zone

First Round
13- 9-71 San Salvador      El Salvador     3-2 Nicaragua
15- 9-71 San Salvador      Nicaragua       0-1 El Salvador

 4-10-71 Tegucigalpa       Honduras        1-0 Guatemala
 7-10-71 Cdad. Guatemala   Guatemala       1-1 Honduras

Second Round
                           Honduras        w/o El Salvador
                           (El Salvador withdrew due to 'football war)


North American Zone

 6-10-71 Hamilton          Bermuda         0-2 Mexico 
13-10-71 Ciudad de México  Mexico          4-0 Bermuda 
NB: these matches apparently also counted as Olympic Games 1972
    qualifiers

Mexico qualify

Costa Rica qualified as holders and Trinidad/Tobago as hosts


Final Tournament (Port of Spain, Trinidad, Nov 20-Dec 5)

Round 1
20-11-71 Costa Rica      3-0 Cuba
21-11-71 Mexico          0-0 Haiti    
21-11-71 Trinidad        1-1 Honduras 

Round 2
23-11-71 Cuba            3-1 Honduras
24-11-71 Haiti           0-0 Costa Rica      
26-11-71 Trinidad        0-2 Mexico

Round 3
27-11-71 Costa Rica      2-1 Honduras 
28-11-71 Mexico          1-0 Cuba   
28-11-71 Trinidad        0-6 Haiti

Round 4
30-11-71 Trinidad        2-2 Cuba
 1-12-71 Haiti           3-1 Honduras
 2-12-71 Mexico          1-0 Costa Rica     

Round 5
 4-12-71 Mexico          2-1 Honduras      
 4-12-71 Haiti           0-0 Cuba
 5-12-71 Trinidad        3-1 Costa Rica

 1.MEXICO          5  4  1  0   6- 1  9
 2.Haiti           5  2  3  0   9- 1  7
 3.Costa Rica      5  2  1  2   6- 4  5
 4.Cuba            5  1  2  2   4- 7  4
 5.Trinidad        5  1  2  2   6-12  4
 6.Honduras        5  0  1  4   5-11  1

WINNERS:  MEXICO

overview file

1969


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Qualifying data thanks to Barrie Courtney and Pieter Veroeveren; thanks to David Hayhoe for additional data

Prepared and maintained by Macario Reyes for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Macario Reyes
Last updated: 3 Jan 2007

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