When Trinidad and Tobago qualified for the FIFA World Cup

When Trinidad and Tobago

The CONCACAF is the football confederation that represents the region of the Caribbean and Central and North America. All the squads from this part of the world can be wagered through the popular betting companies in Uganda - 1xBet is filled with great odds.


Normally, when the FIFA World Cup comes, the squads who qualify for the competition from this part of the world include:


  • the United States;
  • Mexico;
  • Costa Rica;
  • and sometimes Honduras.


However, for the 2006 edition of the competition, there was a squad who managed to obtain an incredible spot in the tournament. This was Trinidad and Tobago. The 1xBet Uganda website are popular betting companies in the country where all national teams from this part of the world are available to wager.

A barely-achieved qualification

For most editions of the CONCACAF FIFA World Cup qualifiers, there has been a final round. Here there is a group of six teams that play against each other on a home and away basis. The top three teams qualify directly to the tournament, while the fourth placed squad plays an intercontinental play-off. The website http://www.1xbet.ug/live/ can be used to wager on these highly entertaining qualifying matches.


Trinidad and Tobago barely qualified for the competition. The team, coached by the highly experienced manager Leo Beenhakker, were the fourth-placed squad in this final round. As a result, they needed to play an intercontinental play-off against Bahrain.


The first match was played in Trinidad and Tobago on the 12th of November 2005, with the contest finishing 1-1. However, four days later, the Caribbean team defeated Bahrain in the Middle Eastern country 1-0, securing a historic place in the FIFA World Cup. The 1xBet website is a great platform to visit whenever these major competitions are being celebrated.

Playing in the FIFA World Cup

Securing a spot at the FIFA World Cup was already an incredible achievement for Trinidad and Tobago. However, fans were still looking forward to seeing their team having a good participation at the championship. Before these great football competitions, you can play great games at the 1xbet.ug/slots/ website.


The Caribbean team was put in Group B with Sweden, England and Paraguay. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t score a single goal. They only managed to get a 0-0 draw against Sweden. Later, they were defeated by both England and Paraguay. Both matches ended 2-0. However, such a qualification by Trinidad and Tobago was simply remarkable. While waiting for other matches of this Caribbean football squad, you can try the great slots games at the 1xBet website.



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