Caribbean Club Championship: Group E Recap (Day 1)

Action from the Caribbean Club Championship match between San Juan Jabloteh (red jersey) and Flames United on March 8, 2017, in Kingstown, St. Vincent & the Grenadines.

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent & the Grenadines – The 2017 Caribbean Club Championship resumed Wednesday with a first round, Group E doubleheader at Victoria Park.

Here are the highlights:

Flames United (Sint Maarten) 0. San Juan Jabloteh (Trinidad & Tobago) 9
- Keithy Simpson (11’, 51’, 58’) and Trinidad & Tobago international Nathan Lewis (22’, 40’, 44’) each scored three goals for San Juan Jabloteh, accounting for the game’s first five goals.
- Goalkeeper Javon Sample recorded the shutout.

System 3 (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) 0, CS Moulien (Guadeloupe) 4
- CS Moulien struck for three second-half goals to earn the shutout win.
- For the second straight edition of the competition, Steve Bizasene scored in CS Moulien’s first-round opener; also doing so in a 3-2 loss to Suriname’s Inter Moengotapoe on February 24, 2016.
- Goalkeeper Kevin Ajax posted the clean sheet.

Two-time defending champion Central FC (Trinidad & Tobago), Group A champion Racing FC (Haiti), Group B champion Cibao FC and Group C champion Grenades FC have already earned places in the finals.

The champion of the Caribbean Club Championship earns a place in the newly re-formatted CONCACAF Champions League, while the second, third and fourth-placed clubs will participate in the Confederation’s newly launched club championship for Caribbean and Central American teams, which kicks off in August.

Last year, Central FC defended its Caribbean title by prevailing over fellow Trinidadian side DirecTV W Connection in the final for the second straight year, 3-0.

First Round

GROUP E (Victoria Park – Kingstown, St. Vincent & the Grenadines)

March 8, 2017
Flames United 0, San Juan Jabloteh 9
Keithy Simpson 11’, 51’, 58’; Nathan Lewis 22, 40’, 44’; Jairo Lombardo 57’; Tyrone Charles 72’; Jamal Guy 82’

System 3 0, CS Moulien 4
Krismiller Bolmin 38’; own-goal, Sharn Lowman 49’; Vladimir Pascal 65’; Steve Bizasene 82’

Table (Games Played, Wins, Draws, Losses, Goals For, Goals Against, Points)
San Juan Jabloteh 1-1-0-0-9-0-3
CS Moulien 1-1-0-0-4-0-3
System 3 1-0-0-1-0-4-0
Flames United 1-0-0-1-0-9-0


Friday, March 10, 2017
San Juan Jabloteh v CS Moulien
System 3 v Flames United

Sunday, March 12, 2017
CS Moulien v Flames United
System 3 v San Juan Jabloteh