Thrilling First Day at CAC GAMES 2023

June 27, 2023

Thrilling First Day at CAC GAMES 2023

Day 1 Full Recap


Under the scorching sun, the first game of the day took place between Mexico and Cuba. This crucial match marked the beginning of a riveting tournament where the top two teams would secure a spot in the Panam Games 2023 later in October. With the heat intensifying the battle on the field, both teams showcased their skills, resulting in an exhilarating 2-2 draw.

The game started with a burst of energy from both sides, as they strived to gain an early advantage. It was Cuba who struck first, courtesy of an exceptional individual skill by MILANES Yunia, who found the back of the net in the opening quarter. The early goal injected a sense of urgency into Mexico's gameplay, and they responded admirably.

In the second quarter, Mexico's CUEVAS Dayana showcased her scoring prowess, finding the equalizer. The game continued to be fiercely contested, with both teams relentlessly pushing for the lead. Just as tensions were mounting, DARIAS Cheila of Cuba capitalized on a scoring opportunity, regaining the advantage for her team.

As the clock ticked down and the pressure mounted, Mexico launched a final offensive surge. With just one minute remaining, PÉREZ Sofia of Mexico tied the game.

The game ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw.


In the second game of the scintillating CAC GAMES 2023, Trinidad and Tobago faced off against Jamaica . The match proved to be a one-sided affair as Trinidad and Tobago showcased their dominance with an impressive 4-0 victory. Led by the outstanding performance of KING Felicia, who netted two goals, alongside contributions from de FREITAS Shaniah and SEALE Talia, Trinidad and Tobago emerged as the clear winners.

Right from the opening whistle, Trinidad and Tobago demonstrated their intent, applying relentless pressure on the Jamaican defense.

The early goal provided the much-needed momentum, boosting the confidence of the Trinidad and Tobago squad.

The relentless attack from Trinidad and Tobago kept the Jamaican defense under constant pressure, leaving little room for their opponents to mount a counter-attack.

As the game progressed, Trinidad and Tobago continued to dominate both possession and scoring opportunities.

Despite the commanding lead, Trinidad and Tobago remained relentless in their pursuit of goals. Jamaica struggled to break through the sturdy Trinidad and Tobago defense, and the match concluded with a convincing 4-0 victory for Trinidad and Tobago.



In the third game of an action-packed day at the CAC GAMES 2023, Barbados clashed with Bermuda in a tightly contested encounter. 

Despite a promising start for Bermuda, Barbados showcased their resilience and emerged victorious with a narrow 3-2 win. 

The game witnessed an early lead for Barbados, and a quick response from Bermuda, and an intense battle for supremacy that ultimately favored the determined Barbadian side.

Barbados wasted no time asserting their presence on the field, as Downes Nakira fired a powerful shot, giving her team the lead within just two minutes of the game's commencement. 

As the game progressed, Barbados grew in confidence and began to assert themselves offensively. Their attacking efforts paid off, as they managed to find the back of the net on one more time. Despite the mounting pressure, Bermuda fought back valiantly, and their persistence was rewarded with a well-deserved second goal.

Despite their spirited efforts and a late surge, Bermuda's resilient defense held firm, denying Barbados any further scoring opportunities. The final whistle blew, sealing Barbados hard-fought 3-2 victory.


The final game of a captivating day at the CAC GAMES 2023 witnessed an enthralling battle between Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. In a match filled with intense moments and exhilarating twists, it was the Dominican Republic who emerged triumphant with a remarkable comeback, scoring two goals in the last quarter to secure a thrilling victory.

The game began with both teams showcasing their skill and determination to gain an early advantage. Puerto Rico took an early lead. The goal ignited the competitive fire in the Dominican Republic side, who fought valiantly to level the scoreline.

As the game progressed, both teams engaged in a tense battle, with end-to-end action keeping spectators on the edge of their seats.

The intensity grew as the clock ticked down, and the Dominican Republic mounted a spirited offensive surge in search of an equalizer.

In the final quarter, with the pressure mounting, the Dominican Republic seized their opportunity to turn the game around. Scoring two goals in the last quarter within 5 minutes.

With more exhilarating matches yet to come, the CAC GAMES 2023 continues to captivate spectators with its gripping contests and unforgettable moments.

Stay tuned for more tomorrow with the start of the men’s tournament.

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