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Haitian Etienne propels Red Bulls; Reggae Boy Powell scores goal in vain
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Haitian Etienne propels Red Bulls; Reggae Boy Powell scores goal in vain

Haiti international Derrick Etienne scored his fourth goal of the Major League Soccer season to help New York Red Bulls to a comfortable win while Reggae Boy Alvas Powell netted his second goal of the campaign, in a losing outcome for Portland Timbers on Saturday. Playing at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, the…

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Haitian community basks in Naomi Osaka’s U.S. Open championship

Naomi Osaka put together a spectacular performance in defeating Serena Williams in the finals to capture the U.S. Open on Saturday. Osaka gained international attention for beating Williams one of the all-time great female tennis players. Osaka, 20, posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over Williams, 36, for her first Grand Slam title. As a young…

3 Things to Know About Naomi Osaka
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3 Things to Know About Naomi Osaka

Haitian-Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has gained widespread attention and admiration in the Haitian community. On Saturday, 20-year-old Osaka defeated her childhood idol Serena Williams during the U.S. Open Women’s Final. Here are five things to know about the tennis star bringing pride to Haitians across the world. 

Haiti eager to kick off Nations League campaign
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Haiti eager to kick off Nations League campaign

The Haitian National Team is eager to get its 2019/20 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying campaign up and running. Les Grenadiers were last in action on May 29 in an international friendly versus Argentina which ended 4-0 in favor of the South Americans. Now three months later, Haiti is looking to get ramped up quickly for…

Perfect Germany progress, Haiti go out fighting
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Perfect Germany progress, Haiti go out fighting

Editor’s note: This was originally published on FIFA.com Germany finished the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup group stage with a perfect record after a 3-2 victory against Haiti at Vannes’s Stade de la Rabine. Laura Freigang opened the scoring from close range, before Kristin Kogel doubled the lead shortly after the break. Klara Buhl made…

Get to Know Haiti Women’s Under 20 National Team Captain.
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Get to Know Haiti Women’s Under 20 National Team Captain.

Editorial note: This article was originally posted on FIFA.com. Nerilia Mondesir is the captain of Haiti’s U-20 women’s team Haiti have qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for the first time ever Mondesir: “We’re not afraid of anyone” When she set off for France in June 2017, leaving her family and friends behind, Haiti’s…

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