Haitian striker Jonel Désiré in action with Urartu F.C. Photo credit: Urartu F.C.

Jonel Désiré ushered his club, Urartu F.C., to a 1-0 victory over league toppers Ararat Yerevan F.C. in the Armenian Premier League on Wednesday. 

Désiré is the top scorer of the Armenian league, racking eight goals in 12 appearances. The Mirebalais native, a commune about 30 miles northeast of Port-au-Prince, has been playing in Armenia since July 2018.

Urartu sits in sixth place. Désiré’s next match with them is on Monday against eighth placed F.C. Pyunik.

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League and other local soccer leagues in New York. After...

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