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2009 CONCACAF U 20 Championship

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Host country  Trinidad and Tobago
Dates  6–15 March 2009
Champions  Costa Rica (2nd title)
City  Bacolet and Macoya
Venue(s)  2 (in 2 host cities)
2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
Teams  8 (from 1 confederation)

The 2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship was the biannual CONCACAF youth championship tournament for under-20 national teams. The 2009 edition was held in Trinidad and Tobago. All matches were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago and Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Trinidad. The CONCACAF U-20 Championship traditionally serves as the CONCACAF qualifier for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, and under the 2009 tournament format the four semifinalists qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which was hosted by Egypt from 25 September to 16 October 2009.



  • † Trinidad and Tobago automatically qualified and did not participate in the qualification tournament due to their status as tournament hosts.
  • ‡ The runner up from the Caribbean region, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the 3rd place finisher from the Central American region, Honduras, played a playoff to determine the 8th and final qualifier for the tournament proper. The match was a one-game playoff on 2 March, four days prior to the opening of the tournament, in Macoya. Honduras won the match 3–1.
  • Group stage

    The winner and runner-up from each group advanced to the semifinals.

    Group 1

    All matches in this group were played at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Trinidad.

    Group 2

    All matches in this group were played at Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Tobago.

    Championship round

    All four teams to qualify for the semifinals automatically qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.


    3 goals
    1 goal

    Final Ranking

    Note: Per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-out are counted as draws.


    2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Wikipedia

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