Day 2 of CAC Games Delivers Thrills and Intense Competition

June 28, 2023

Day 2 of CAC Games Delivers Thrills and Intense Competition


The second day of the highly anticipated CAC GAMES commenced with an exhilarating clash in the men's group between Mexico and Jamaica. With both teams vying for a coveted spot in the upcoming Panam Games, the stakes were high. 

Right from the start, Mexico showcased their intent and controlled the flow of the match. Their relentless pressure paid off towards the end of the first quarter when they scored twice in quick succession. The goals came as a result of astute positioning and precise finishing, leaving Jamaica on the back foot.

The second quarter saw both teams intensify their defensive efforts, resulting in a goalless period. Despite the deadlock, the intensity remained high as both teams sought to gain the upper hand.

However, it was in the third quarter that Mexico solidified their dominance. They extended their lead through a penalty corner, brilliantly converted by Kevin Amador. The goal injected further confidence into the Mexican side, leaving Jamaica with an uphill battle to stage a comeback.

In the end, Mexico's performance and superior execution earned them a well-deserved 3-0 victory. Their ability to capitalize on scoring opportunities and their organized defensive structure proved to be the difference-maker.


In the second men's match of the day at the CAC GAMES, Barbados faced off against El Salvador in a one-sided affair. Barbados unleashed a relentless onslaught of goals, securing an emphatic 14-0 win. 

From the very beginning, Barbados established their dominance, scoring goals in every quarter and leaving El Salvador unable to withstand the pressure.

El Salvador put up a valiant effort, but the continuous attacks and immense pressure from Barbados proved insurmountable.

The Barbadian team showcased their versatility and proficiency in all aspects of the game. Their offensive prowess was on full display as they scored nine field goals, displaying remarkable precision and clinical finishing. Their proficiency in penalty corners was also evident, as they managed to score four goals from such situations.

While the result may be disappointing for El Salvador, their perseverance and commitment to playing till the final whistle deserve commendation. 

Barbados' impressive performance not only highlights their skill and proficiency but also sends a clear message to their competitors in the tournament. Their dominant display in this match will undoubtedly instill confidence in their squad as they progress further in their pursuit of Panam Games qualification.


The game was characterized by ball control, numerous attacking opportunities, and a display of skill from both teams. 

The match kicked off with both teams exhibiting a strong presence on the field, resulting in a goalless first quarter. As the game progressed, Trinidad and Tobago asserted their dominance, capitalizing on their attacking prowess. It was Marcano who broke the deadlock, converting a penalty corner to give his team the lead.

In the second quarter, Trinidad and Tobago continued to press their advantage, and Jovan Wren added to the scoreline with a well-taken goal, extending their lead to 2-0. 

The third quarter witnessed a flurry of goals, with Marcano once again showcasing his prowess from penalty corners and completing a hat trick. Guyana managed to find the back of the net with a goal of their own, momentarily reducing the deficit. However, Marcano's relentless scoring kept Trinidad and Tobago firmly in control of the match.

As the game entered the final quarter, both teams fought hard, but neither side managed to add to the scoreline. Trinidad and Tobago's strong defensive performance ensured that Guyana's attacking efforts were thwarted, preserving their three-goal lead.

Trinidad and Tobago emerged victorious with a commanding 4-1 win, thanks in large part to an exceptional performance by Teague Marcano.


In a highly anticipated showdown, the Dominican Republic and Cuba clashed in the final game of the day at the CAC GAMES. The match drew a raucous crowd, with fans from both teams filling the stands, creating an electrifying atmosphere. 

The game started off evenly matched, with both teams showcasing their skills and determination to gain the upper hand. The first quarter, despite its intensity, concluded without any goals, setting the stage for an enthralling contest.

Cuba seized the initiative in the second quarter, launching a powerful offensive surge that caught the Dominican Republic off guard. The Cuban team displayed clinical finishing, netting three goals before the halftime whistle, establishing a commanding 3-0 lead.

As the match progressed to the third quarter, the focus shifted towards defensive resilience and controlled play. Both teams tightened their defensive lines, resulting in fewer scoring opportunities. Each team managed to find the back of the net once, with the Dominican Republic narrowing the gap, albeit temporarily, as the partial score stood at 4-1.

The final quarter saw both sides intensify their efforts to alter the scoreline. However, the defenses held firm, denying any additional goals from being scored. Despite the best efforts of both teams, the final quarter ended without any changes to the score, ultimately securing a 4-1 victory for Cuba.

As the CAC GAMES 2023 progresses, fans can look forward to more exhilarating matchups and intense battles in the men's groups. The quest for Panam Games qualification continues, promising further thrilling encounters and memorable moments.

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