In the opening match of Group B at the 2012 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala, the USA ended up cruising past the Bahamas 10:0, but the journey was far from smooth sailing. Continue reading
On Wednesday, May 2nd, the 2012 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship kicks off in Guatemala City, Guatemala, with eight teams hoping to claim one of three spots for the 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup (U-17 WWC) in Azerbaijan. The three teams to claim those spots will likely be the United States, Canada, and Mexico. However, one of the other five teams in the tournament could play the role of spoiler. Continue reading
This year, the United States finds itself grouped with a North American opponent for the first time at a CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship. That opponent, Mexico, features eleven players who live in the United States, including two players, Jenny Chiu and Cynthia Pineda, who have been in USWNT youth camps.
The third team in the group is Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), who have a few veterans returning from the 2010 Under-17 Women’s World Cup, which T&T hosted. The Bahamas is the final team in the group and are the lone debutantes at this tournament. In fact, this is the first time that this small Caribbean nation has qualified for any final phase of a CONCACAF tournament, men’s or women’s. Continue reading
As rosters for the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship become available, they will be added to this post.
Known final rosters: USA, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala.
Final rosters not yet available: Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago.
For the United States Under-17 Women’s National Team’s roster, see this older post, which links to detailed player profiles. For Mexico’s roster, see this post.