23 nations one goal: Football, the perfect game
The Digicel Caribbean Cup 2010 kicked off in Puerto Rico on October 2nd. In the second round, some of the higher-ranked teams – Cuba, Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago – are seeded and will join the tournament in the qualification stage playing across three host countries including Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda.
The top two teams from each of the groups in stage two will join the holders, Jamaica, and the hosts, Martinique, to make up eight finalists in the Digicel Caribbean Cup finals from November 26th. The nine-week tournament encompasses a total of 55 matches to be played across eight countries culminating in a Digicel Caribbean Cup final in Martinique on Sunday, December 5th. Tens of thousands of football fans are expected to attend the live games with millions more watching worldwide on TV.
The eight best teams from the region will play in the finals in Martinique for the title of Digicel Caribbean Cup champions 2010 and walk away with US$120,000 – the largest cash prize for football in the region. Runners up will take home US$70,000 and third and fourth place winners will win US$50,000 and US$30,000 respectively. The top four countries will also advance to the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup in the United States.
All 39 qualifying group games are aired in full across the region on an “as live” basis and all 16 games of the finals will be broadcast live worldwide by satellite. In addition, ten 30-minute highlight shows will be produced and broadcast regionally and internationally.
Nov. 2-6 in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T, Haiti, Winner of Group C and Runner up of Group C)
Group G: all matches at Anitgua Recreation Grounds
Wednesday November 10th: Cuba vs. Dominica 2:30pm
Friday November 12th: Suriname vs Cuba 2:30pm
Friday November 12th: Antigua/Barbuda vs. Dominica 4:30pm
Sunday November 14th: Surname vs. Dominica 2:30pm
Sunday November 14th: Cuba vs. Antigua/Barbuda 4:30pm
TIZZY performs LIVE at the ARG after the Cuba Antigua match.
Nov. 26 - Dec. 5
Friday Nov. 26 – Wednesday Dec. 1
Two groups of four teams – top two teams qualify to Semi Finals
Friday Dec. 3
Third Place Play Off:
Sunday Dec. 5
Digicel Caribbean Cup 2010 Final:
Sunday Dec. 5
For more information, visit www.digicelfootball.com