Soccer

Concacaf Under-17 tournament rescheduled

  • Bermuda Under-17s women’s team return home from Nicaragua (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

The Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship, which was postponed last month after violent protests in Nicaragua, has been rescheduled for next month.

The tournament will resume on Wednesday, June 6 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Bermuda will face United States that day, with a kick-off of 9pm, Bermuda time.

The Lady Gombey Warriors will then face Costa Rica two days later, with kick-off 6.45pm Bermuda time. It will determine the region’s qualifiers for the under-17 World Cup in Uruguay, which starts November 13.

Bermuda lost their opening game 3-0 to Canada in Nicaragua’s Estadio Nacional on April 20.