Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico,
Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Venezuela
Player of the Tournament: Matias PAREDES (ARG)
Goal-keeper of the Tournament: David CARTER (CAN)
U21 Player of the Tournament: Tariq MARCANO (TTO)
Top goal-scorer: Matias PAREDES (ARG) and Gonzalo PEILLAT (ARG), 7 goals
|8 August 2017|
|9||Pool B||10:00am||TTO - BRA||2 - 1||Official||x 2|
Trinidad and Tobago finished second in Group B after beating Brazil 2-1 in the opening match of Day 5 of competition, and will play Pan American Cup semi-final against the winner of Group A, which will be known at the end of the day.
Trinidad & Tobago is looking forward to improve their result (3rd place) obtained at the last Pan American Cup in Toronto in 2013. Brazil, will play the games for the fifth and eighth places.
Trinidad & Tobago goals came from Pascal at 26 'and Teague Marcano at 47', Bruno Souza (40 ') scored for Brazil.
In the first quarter both teams presented a defensive game. TTO had the best chance at 13 'when a setback between Kristien Emmanuel's legs left Che Modeste alone against Faustino, but the goalkeeper deflected the flick.
Andrey Rocke showed all his experience gained at the "Soca Warriors" by preventing Borges shot. At 26 ', Marcus Pascal took advantage of a defensive mistake and with a cross shot got over Rodrigo Faustino and opened the score 1-0 for TTO.
Those directed by Claudio Rocha advanced all their lines in the 40 Souza capitalized a penalty corner and gave Brazil a partial draw. The draw at the end of the third quarter gave Brazil the ticket to the semifinals. Trinidad & Tobago experience made them stay calm and put pressure on Brazil ‘s 25 yds of. After a series of rebounds in the area, Teague Marcano achieved the precise touch to put the TTO on the road to the medal.
The men's semifinals will be played on August 10 from 5:00 p.m. The continental champion will qualify for the FIH 2018 World Cup. The Pan American hockey tournament will continue tomorrow with the ladies tournament. Chile vs Uruguay (12:00) for Group A, Mexico Vs. Canada (17:00) followed by United States Vs. Brazil (19:00) in Group B
|Trinidad & Tobago||26||6||PASCAL Marcus||FG|
|Trinidad & Tobago||47||31||MARCANO Teague||FG|
|Trinidad & Tobago||21||12||BYER Daniel||Green Card|
|Brazil||39||15||van der HEIJDEN Patrick||Green Card|
|Brazil||46||11||PAIXÃO Lucas||Green Card|
|Brazil||56||8||van der HEIJDEN Yuri||Yellow Card|
|Brazil||56||13||BITENCOURT Bruno||Yellow Card|