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FOOTBALL: All set for CFU Under-17 men's Qualifiers in Jamaica

Published:Friday | August 22, 2014 | 1:51 PM

The three visiting teams, which will join hosts Jamaica in Group One of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men's Under-17 Qualifiers, have arrived in the country.



Jamaica will be challenged by Guadeloupe, US Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands in the August 23-28 tournament at the Anthony Spalding Sports Complex.



Jamaica will play the US Virgin Islands on August 23, Cayman Islands on August 25 and Guadeloupe on August 27.



Group 2 is now underway in St Lucia and comprises Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Curacao and the host nation.



The CFU Qualifiers comprise five groups.



The winner of each group will automatically advance to the Final Qualifiers to be held in Haiti in late September.



The Final Qualifiers will be made up of eight teams consisting of the five winners of the five groups; host nation Haiti and the two best runner-up teams from all groups.



Cuba, Martinique and Barbados have already qualified for the Final Round.



The teams are competing for places at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup.



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