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FOOTBALL: Young Reggae Girlz return to action in CONCACAF U-15 tournament

Published:Monday | August 11, 2014 | 3:36 PM

Jamaica’s young Reggae Girlz will face their biggest test at the first-ever CONCACAF Under-15 Girls' tournament in the Cayman Islands when they face Costa Rica today.

The teams will be involved in a Group C top-of-the-table clash, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the T.E. McField Sports Complex.

Both teams, who have already qualified for the quarter-finals, are locked atop Group C on maximum six points entering the final round of matches in the preliminary stage of the competition.

Also at the venue, the two other teams in the group - Anguilla and Belize - will face off at 4:30 p.m.

Anguilla and Belize are without a point.

The day also features the final two matches from Group D.

Those matches are Cuba facing Puerto Rico and Canada taking on Haiti in a top-of-the-table clash.

Canada and Haiti have already secured qualification to the quarterfinals.

The tournament comprises 16 teams divided into four groups of four.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals, which will take place on Wednesday, August 13.

The semifinals will take place on Friday, August 15, with the winners competing in the final and the losers contesting the match for third place on Sunday, August 17.

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