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Jamaica, Cuba post wins in Caribbean

Associated Press

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Jamaica and Cuba qualified for this summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup with wins Tuesday in the Caribbean Cup soccer tournament.

Jamaica earned its second win in the tournament by defeating Barbados 1-0 on a goal from Andy Williams in the eighth minute. Cuba remained unbeaten after topping Trinidad and Tobago 2-1.

The Gold Cup is soccer’s championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. The tournament will be held in July at several venues in the Unites States, with semifinals and finals at East Rutherford, N.J.

Mexico is the defending champion, and the United States won in 1991 and 2002. The field also will include Canada.

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