SANTO DOMINGO, Jun. 7, 2016 (AMP) — USA 2017 (Qualifiers) : The Dominican Republic defeated French Guiana by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-1), in a Caribbean Cup qualifying game on Tuesday afternoon at the Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez in Santo Domingo.
Faña scored dual goals
French Guiana had started off well by taking the lead in the 22nd minute with a goal by Evens. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the Dominicans nonetheless manage to reverse the direction of the game by scoring twice in the second period (Faña '47, '53).The Dominican Republic advance to the third round of the ongoing Caribbean Cup qualifying campaign.
Fixtures and Results : Second round Group 4
Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Cup
- 2 appearances (first in 1991)
- 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1991)
French Guiana at the Caribbean Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1995)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1989)
- 7 June 2016
- Santo Domingo
Read on to know more on the history and origin of the Caribbean Cup.