Growing fears over the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico have forced the cancellation of the remainder of the CONCACAF under-17 championship in Tijuana.
Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and the United States all had clinched berths the FIFA U-17 World Cup, and were due to play the semi-finals on Wednesday with the championship and third-place match scheduled for Saturday. The four semifinalists will advance to the U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.
CONCACAF also postponed the second leg of the Champions League finals between Cruz Azul and Atlante FC until May 12.
Up to 149 people in Mexico have died of the new swine flu virus known as H1N1.