Haiti Women’s U-23 Soccer, First Place in Group Qualifiers for World Cup


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – On Friday, November 4th, at Sylvio Cator stadium, the Under-twenty Haitian women’s team beat its counterpart in St. Kitts and Nevis (4-0) during the third and final day of the World Cup qualifiers in 2012.

This victory allows the Haitian team to pick up the ticket for the final round of the playoffs to be played in 2012 with eight selections. Panama, Guatemala, Canada, Mexico and the United States have already secured their ticket for the tour.

After three days, the women’s national team is in first place in the group with six points (8) and Puerto Rico is second with three points (0) and St. Kitts and Nevis, dead last, with 0 points (-8).

VIDEO of Haitian crowd at a game. Wild crowd is singing:

“Jamaica,… (unmentionable)! This is the team you said had cholera!
Look at that team, look at that team!”


Source: Defend Haiti



Dady Chery

About Dady Chery

Dr. Dady Chery is a Haitian-born journalist, playwright, essayist, and poet. She is the author of "We Have Dared to Be Free: Haiti's Struggle Against Occupation." Her broad interests encompass science, culture, and human rights. She writes extensively about Haiti and world issues such as climate change and social justice. Her many contributions to Haitian news include the first proposal that Haiti’s cholera had been imported by the UN, and the first story describing Haiti’s mineral wealth.

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