Dominican women team missed an opportunity against Guyana in CONCACAF Road to W Gold Cup 2023. (Credits: Unknown)

Dominica loses to Guyana in Road to W Gold Cup Home Match

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Roseau, Dominica: Dominica lost an opportunity to win against Guyana for a second time when it hosted its home match in CONCACAF’s 2023 Road to W Gold Cup in Suriname.

The match was held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at the Dr Ir Franklin Essed Stadium.

Glimpses of match

Notably, the Lady Jags won 9-0 against the Nature Isle ladies as in the first half of the game, Dominica secured five goals while Guyana’s Otesha Charles opened the scoreline in the 4’ with a goal from open play.

Leading the scoreline in the first half for Guyana were Brianne Desa (28), Stefani Kouzas (34), Annalisa Vincent (38) and Shanice Alferd (19).

In the meantime, during the second half, Dominica’s GK Celia Gregoire was taken out of the match, and GK Dymond Daniel approached to make her debut in the tournament.

On the other hand, Anya Tribune found a goal in the back of the net in the 6’1, while Otesha Charles also recorded a hat-trick for Guyana with two more goals in the 74 and 79.

Notably, an overseas-based- Midfielder, Sari Finn, inscribed a chance for Dominica in the 79’; however, her shot on goal was caught by Guyana’s GK Anessa O’Brien.

In the 88, Annalisa Vincent marked the scoreline for Guyana with her second goal.

Meanwhile, Guyana managed to remain in the fourth position on the points table, whereas Guyana was able to maintain its number one spot with 12 points.

Starr Humphreys, Dominica’s lead goal scorer, secured two goals.

It is to be noted that Dominica will face Suriname on Sunday, December 3, to culminate its campaign for the 2024 Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup.

Goalkeepers of team Dominica

– Dymond Daniel

– Chrysan Louis

– Celia Gregoire (overseas-based)

The Concacaf match was held at the Dr Ir Franklin Essed Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium in Paramaribo, Suriname, which was formerly known as the Flora Stadium and commonly called the Frank Essed Stadium.

The stadium is home to Royal ’95, Leo Victor Cosmos and Super Red Eagles. It is named after the Surinamese politician and forestry scientist Frank Essed.