Qualifiers for the Central American and Caribbean Games - Guyana vs Jamaica

Gold Medal: JAM vs GUY

The match between Jamaica and Guyana was called off in the second period due to bad weather conditions and power outage at a section of the JN Hockey Field in Kingston. The pool standings were used to declare Jamaica the winner –as they finished on top of the round-robin.

Guyana’s Aroydy Branford copped the leading goalscorer and player of the tournament awards, while Medroy Scotland was awarded goalkeeper of the tournament.


Bronze Medal: PUR 2 vs GUA 1

The bronze medal game on the final day of the CAC Qualifiers saw Guatemala fighting to avoid a repeat of yesterday’s score against Puerto Rico. Guatemala managed to hold off Puerto Rico who had them under pressure throughout the first period; however Joseph Agosto was able to give Puerto Rico the lead in the 19th minute when he scored from a penalty corner.

The lead was extended in the 42nd minute, when Gilberto Monserrate scored a penalty stroke. The Guatemalan defence tried their best under the increased pressure to prevent their opponent from widening the gap.

The 56th minute came with a superb shot from Leonidas Leiva to give Guatemala a goal. The game ended at 2-1 with Puerto Rico taking the Bronze Medal.


Player of the tournament: Aroydy Branford (GUY)

Top goal scorer: Aroydy Branford (GUY)

Goalkeeper of the tournament: Medroy Scotland (GUY)