GUY 4 vs PUR 1
Guyana tackled Puerto Rico in the first game of the Qualifiers for the Central American and Caribbean Games at the JN Hockey Field in Kingston Jamaica. Puerto Rico could not capitalize on their early dominance in the game, failing to get pass the goalkeeper. At the end of the first half, both teams were goalless. Guyana resumed the game on a high by converting two penalty corners in the 31st and the 35th minute courtesy of Mark Sargeant and Meshach Sargeant. Ottus Feliciano responded 3 minutes later with a goal from a penalty corner to make the score 2-1.
Guyana’s captain Robert France came with a beautiful individual goal in the 56th minute to make it 3-1 and Aroydy Branford got on the score sheet a minute later for the 4-1 win.
JAM 6 vs PAN 0
The Jamaican men opened their CAC Games Qualifier with a 6 nil victory over Panama at the JN Hockey Field in Kingston Jamaica. The crowd at the JN Hockey Field roared as Kemar Mitchell gave the team their first goal in the 9th minute. The Panamanian defence denied Onuque Salmon and Duvaughn Henlon a number of times before Henlon managed to drag flick one pass the goalkeeper in a 22nd minute penalty corner.
Nicholas Beach got the first of his three goals a minute later from a beautiful set of one touch passes. He made his way on the score sheet again in the 34th and 45th minute for the hattrick and the 5-0 lead over Panama.
Charles Burton finished off the scoring in the 58th minute converting from another lovely team build up.