CFU releases second-round group schedules

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Eight-time champion Trinidad & Tobago will open its bid for another Caribbean Cup title against St. Vincent & the Grenadines when GroupĀ 8 of the second round of qualifying begins November 14.

The Caribbean Football Union released the schedules for Groups 6 and 8 on Tuesday, with both groups to be played November 14-18. Trinidad will host Group 8 at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, while Grenada will stage Group 6 in St. George's.

Seeded side Cuba is joined by Trinidad, St. Vincent and Suriname, while host Grenada will face Guyana, French Guyana and Haiti.

Two teams from each group will advance to the finals with host Antigua & Barbuda, two-time defending champion Jamaica as well as Group 7 qualifiers Martinique and the Dominican Republic in December.

CFU Caribbean Cup
Second Round
All times U.S. Eastern (Local times in parentheses)
Group 6
At St. George's, Grenada
Wednesday, November 14
Haiti vs. Guyana, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Grenada vs. French Guyana, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)
Friday, November 16
French Guyana vs. Haiti, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Grenada vs. Guyana, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)
Sunday, November 18
Guyana vs. French Guyana, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Grenada vs. Haiti, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)

Group 8
At Bacolet, Trinidad
Wednesday, November 14
Cuba vs. Suriname, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Trinidad & Tobago vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)
Friday, November 16
St. Vincent & the Grenadines vs. Cuba, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Trinidad & Tobago vs. Suriname, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)
Sunday, November 18
Suriname vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines, 5 p.m. (6 p.m.)
Trinidad & Tobago vs. Cuba, 7 p.m. (8 p.m.)