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December 21, 2010, 02:52 PM
NEW YORK - Haiti will face Costa Rica and Cuba will play the United States on the opening day of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship February 14 in Trelawny, Jamaica.

The complete schedule for the biennial tournament released Tuesday has host Jamaica completing the second day's doubleheader against Caribbean rival Trinidad & Tobago in Montego Bay while Barbados will play Honduras.

Groups A & B will play reverse quarterfinals between the winners and runners-up on February 22 while Groups C & D will follow the next day. All quarterfinals will be played at Montego Bay's Catherine Hall Stadium.

The semifinals will be played February 25 with the third-place and championship match two days later.

CONCACAF U-17 Championship Schedule

Group A: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Haiti
Group B: United States, Panama, Cuba
Group C: Jamaica, Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago
Group D: Honduras, Canada, Barbados

All Times U.S. Eastern
FIRST ROUND
Monday, February 14
At Trelawny
Haiti vs. Costa Rica, 12:30 p.m.
Cuba vs. United States, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, February 15
At Montego Bay
Barbados vs. Honduras, noon
Jamaica vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 16
At Trelawny
El Salvador vs. Haiti, 12:30 p.m.
Panama vs. Cuba, 3 p.m.

Thursday, February 17
At Montego Bay
Canada vs. Barbados, 12:30 p.m.
Guatemala vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 3 p.m.

Friday, February 18
At Trelawny
Costa Rica vs. El Salvador, 12:30 p.m.
United States vs. Panama, 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 19
At Montego Bay
Honduras vs. Canada, 12:30 p.m.
Jamaica vs. Guatemala, 3 p.m.

QUARTERFINALS
At Montego Bay
Tuesday, February 22
QF1: Group A winner vs. Group B runner-up, noon
QF2: Group B winner vs. Group A runner-up, 3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 23
QF3: Group D winner vs. Group C runner-up, noon
QF4: Group C winner vs. Group D runner-up, 3 p.m.

SEMIFINALS
At Montego Bay
Friday, February 25
Quarterfinal 1 winner vs. Quarterfinal 3 winner, 4 p.m.
Quarterfinal 2 winner vs. Quarterfinal 4 winner, 7 p.m.

FINALS
At Montego Bay
Sunday, February 27
Third-Place
Semifinal losers, 4 p.m.
CHAMPIONSHIP
Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

*Order of matches subject to change.
 
December 29, 2010  12:08 PM ET

I hope Haiti does well, it'll lift the spirits of the country!

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