GUYANA will face Jamaica on October 5 as matches in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) 2016 Scotiabank Caribbean Men’s Cup Championship enter its third round.Guyana, who are in Group Three, are scheduled to face Jamaica at a venue to be announced and Suriname on October 8 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
According to a Guyana Football Federation release, Guyana finished the second round of the tournament as first runners-up in the Group after being defeated by Curacao 0-7, but triumphing against the United States Virgin Islands 7-0 in Curacao and St Thomas, USVI respectively.
The third round commences on October 5 and in addition to the Guyana match, the other matches to be played on that day are: Haiti vs French Guiana at the Stade Sylvio Cator Stadium (Haiti); Curacao vs Antigua and Barbuda at Ergilio Hato Stadium (Curacao) and Trinidad and Tobago vs Dominican Republic at a venue to be announced.
Fifth place playoff will be held from November 7 to 15 and the final round in May 2017. The top three teams of this tournament will qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.