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2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup

2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup
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Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
Dates19–27 November 2006
Teams34 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions United States (6th title)
Runners-up Canada
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Jamaica
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s)Mexico Maribel Domínguez
Mexico Mónica Ocampo
Canada Christine Sinclair
United States Abby Wambach
(2 goals)
Best player(s)United States Kristine Lilly
Best goalkeeperCanada Erin McLeod[1]
2002
2010

The 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup was the third edition of the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, and also acted as a qualifier tournament for the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. The tournament finals took place in the United States of America between 19 November and 27 November 2006.[2] The USA and Canada received byes into the tournament after contesting the final of the 2002 Gold Cup, while four other spots were determined through regional qualification.

The United States won the competition with Canada the runner-up. Both squads automatically qualified for the 2007 Women's World Cup, while third place Mexico lost to AFC fourth-place finisher Japan in a playoff for a spot.

Teams

Pre-qualified

North and Central America Qualifying

Caribbean Qualifying

Qualification

UNCAF/NAFU Qualifying

The group winners qualified for the Gold Cup finals.

Group A

Team GP W D L GF GA Pts
 Mexico 2 2 0 0 17 0 6
 Nicaragua 2 1 0 1 2 10 3
 El Salvador 2 0 0 2 1 10 0
 Belize 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 9–0 Nicaragua

Nicaragua 2–1 El Salvador

Mexico 8–0 El Salvador

Group B

Team GP W D L GF GA Pts
 Panama 2 2 0 0 5 0 6
 Guatemala 2 1 0 1 2 4 3
 Costa Rica 2 0 0 2 1 4 0
 Honduras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Guatemala 2–1 Costa Rica

Panama 2–0 Costa Rica

Panama 3–0 Guatemala

CFU Qualifying

Also known as the Women's Caribbean Cup,[3] there were two spots available for the 22 teams taking part.

Preliminary round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barbados Barbados 0–1 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 0–1 0–0
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 1–3 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 1–2 1–0
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 1–8 United States Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands 1–3 0–5
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands w.o.[1] The Bahamas Bahamas
Grenada Grenada w.o.[1] Guyana Guyana
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis w.o.[1] Montserrat Montserrat
  • ^^^ Bahamas, Guyana and Montserrat withdrew.
Barbados 0–1 Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda won 1–0 on aggregate.


Netherlands Antilles won 3–1 on aggregate.


US Virgin Islands won 8–1 on aggregate.


First round

The group winners, in bold, qualified for the final round. Haiti were unable to participate in group B, as they were denied entry to the hosting country Aruba, and thus a play-off between the winners of group B, Suriname, and Haiti was arranged. Haiti won the play-off, but Suriname qualified as best runners-up owing to goal difference, along with Bermuda.

Group A[3][4]
Country Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Dominican Republic 9 3 3 0 0 11 2 +11
 Bermuda 6 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5
 U.S. Virgin Islands 3 3 1 0 2 4 7 −3
 Turks and Caicos Islands 0 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11
Group B[5]
Country Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Haiti were denied entry, but were allowed play-off with group winners  Suriname
 Suriname 6 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9
Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 3 2 1 0 1 3 8 −5
 Aruba 0 2 0 0 2 1 5 −4
Group C[3][6]
Country Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Jamaica 9 3 3 0 0 27 0 +27
 Saint Lucia 6 3 2 0 1 5 8 −3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 3 1 0 2 5 16 −11
 Antigua and Barbuda 0 3 0 0 3 3 16 −13
Group D[7]
Country Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Trinidad and Tobago 9 3 3 0 0 20 1 +19
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4
 Dominica 1 3 0 1 2 2 10 −8
 Grenada 1 3 0 1 2 2 17 −15

Group A








Group B


Suriname 7–1Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles

Aruba 1–2Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles

Aruba 0–3 Suriname

Playoff

Suriname 0–3 Haiti

Group C



Jamaica 5–0 Saint Lucia


Jamaica 10–0 Antigua and Barbuda


Jamaica 11–0 Saint Kitts and Nevis

Group D




Dominica 2–2 Grenada




Final round

Trinidad & Tobago hosted the final round, consisting of two groups of three teams, between 6 September and 10 September.[5] The winner of each group, in bold, have qualified for the Gold Cup finals.

Group A
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Trinidad and Tobago 6 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11
 Dominican Republic 3 2 1 0 1 2 7 −5
 Suriname 0 2 0 0 2 1 7 −6
Trinidad and Tobago 5–1 Suriname
James Goal 13'
Russell Goal 36'
St. Louis Goal 62'77'
Douglas Goal 66'
(Report) Rigters Goal 7'

Suriname 0–2 Dominican Republic
(Report) Jiménez Goal 76'
Valerio Goal 90'

Dominican Republic 0–7 Trinidad and Tobago
(Report) St. Louis Goal 10'53' (pen.)57' (pen.)
James Goal 13'
Mascall Goal 45'
Russell Goal 68'
Cordner Goal 71'
Group B
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Jamaica 6 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10
 Haiti 3 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2
 Bermuda 0 2 0 0 2 0 12 −12
Jamaica 7–0 Bermuda
Davis Goal 19'76'
Reid Goal 33'61'83'88'
Duncan Goal 89'
(Report)

Bermuda 0–5 Haiti
(Report) Joseph Goal 16'74'
Libertin Goal 42'65'
Dolce Goal 76'

Haiti 0–3 Jamaica
(Report) Mitchell Goal 38'
Reid Goal 48'
Duncan Goal 89'

Final tournament

First round

Jamaica 2–0 Panama
Sullivan Goal 4'
Reid Goal 59'
(Report)
Mexico 3–0 Trinidad and Tobago
P. Pérez Goal 20'
González Goal 45'
Domínguez Goal 67'
(Report)

Semifinals

Canada 4–0 Jamaica
Sinclair Goal 40'71'
Wilkinson Goal 51'
Booth Goal 88'
(Report)
United States 2–0 Mexico
Wambach Goal 10'64' (Report)

Third place play-off

Jamaica 0–3 Mexico
(Report) Ocampo Goal 19' (pen.)37'
Domínguez Goal 22'

Final

Canada 1–2 (aet) United States
Hermuss Goal 44' (Report) Osborne Goal 6'
Lilly Goal 120' (pen.)

Awards

 2006 Women's Gold Cup Winners 

United States
Sixth title

References and notes

  1. ^ "CONCACAF Women's Championship award". canadasoccer.com.
  2. ^ Women's Gold Cup, from RSSSF, retrieved 29 May 2006
  3. ^ a b c Women's Caribbean Cup 2006 Archived March 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, from RSSSF, retrieved 29 May 2006
  4. ^ Bermuda girls go down in extra time, by Colin Thompson, published by The Royal Gazette on 8 May 2006. The final match of the group, between Bermuda and Dominican Republic, went to extra time after the score was 1–1 after 90 minutes. The table includes the extra time score.
  5. ^ a b 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / Copa Oro Femenina – Caribbean Qualification Archived 2006-06-19 at the Wayback Machine, from CONCACAF, retrieved 29 May 2006.
  6. ^ Girlz rout St Kitts & Nevis 11–0 Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine, from Jamaica Observer, retrieved 29 May 2006
  7. ^ Soca Princesses slam Dominica 6–0 Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine, from Trinidad Guardian, retrieved 29 May 2006