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PARAMARIBO–Suriname is participating in CONCACAF’s men’s Olympic qualifying tournament that will be held in three U.S. cities next spring. Suriname’s team will be among two four-team groups with the top two finishers from each group advancing to the semifinals.
The eight-nation, under-23 tournament will determine the confederation’s two representatives at the 2012 Olympic Games. Nashville, Tenn., will host games March 22, 24 and 26. Carson, Calif., will host matches on March 23, 25 and 27. The semifinals will be played in Kansas City, Kan., on March 31 and the final on April 2.
Six teams are in the tournament: the U.S., Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama. The final round of Caribbean qualifying between Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Cuba and St. Kitts and Nevis will be played November 24-28.