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Haiti head to Gold Cup on back of defeat

Frantzdy Pierrot scored for Haiti against Chile

Haiti suffered defeat in their final warm-up match before the Concacaf Gold Cup, losing 2-1 to Chile in La Serena on Thursday.

Frantzdy Pierrot, who plays for Royal Excel Mouscron in Belgium, scored the opener in the 26th minute before quickfire goals from Eduardo Vargas and Jose Fuenzalida in the second half gave Chile the win.

Chile were playing their final tune-up game before starting the defence of their Copa America title against Japan on June 17.

Bermuda face Haiti in their opening group B match at the Estadio Nacional in San José, Costa Rica, on Sunday, before taking on Costa Rica at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, on June 20 and Nicaragua at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, on June 24.

Nicaragua also lost their final warm-up game 5-1 away to Argentina on Friday.

Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martíne scored braces for Argentina, with Robert Pereyra netting the other goal. Continue reading

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Jun. 11, 2019

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