Kingston, Jamaica - The PANAM Hockey 5's World Cup Qualifiers continued into its fourth day, and the competition in Kingston intensified as teams fought tooth and nail for a spot in the 2024 World Cup in Oman.
In the Cross-Over 1 matches, the United States faced Jamaica, with the American team emerging victorious with a 3-0 win despite a valiant effort from the Jamaican players. Trinidad and Tobago delivered a dominant performance, overpowering Guatemala with an impressive 8-0 victory. In a tightly contested match, Paraguay secured a hard-fought 2-0 win over Brazil. Both teams displayed their technical abilities and fought fiercely for control of the game. Paraguay's well-executed strategies and disciplined defense ultimately made the difference, granting them a crucial victory.
Uruguay continued their impressive run in the tournament with a convincing 4-0 win over Costa Rica. The Uruguayan players demonstrated their clinical finishing and solid defense, leaving little room for Costa Rica to mount a comeback.
Moving on to the Cross-Over 2 matches, Jamaica bounced back with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Guatemala. In another encounter, Brazil delivered an impressive 4-0 victory over Costa Rica.
The semi-finals witnessed intense battles as teams fought for a place in the final and a World Cup berth. The United States faced Trinidad and Tobago in a closely contested match, with the United States prevailing with a 2-1 victory to book their spot. The match showcased the high level of competition, with both teams displaying exceptional skills and tactical awareness. In the end, the United States managed to secure their spot in the final. Uruguay was again dominant as they cruised to a resounding 5-0 win over Paraguay in the other semi-final to secure their World Cup spot and set up a mouthwatering finals with the United States.