Category: Haiti

Sport integral to Haiti recovery, says GOALS chief

London (AFP) – Hurricane Matthew left over 500 people dead and a trail of destruction in Haiti, but Jolinda Hackett of the award-winning GOALS programme told AFP that morale can be rebuilt through the power of sport. The American has seen that on the ground as GOALS (Global Outreach and Love of Soccer), which was set up in 2010 and dedicated to working in Haiti by her compatriot Kona Shenis, has been involved in some of the most remote and poverty-stricken areas of the Caribbean nation. “Around 50 to 100 of our kids were affected by the hurricane,” Hackett told ... Read more

Where to find Ecuador vs. Haiti on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ecuador vs. Haiti in the Copa America Centenario, you’ve come to the right place. In this match, Ecuador still has a chance to qualify for the quarter-finals but they’ll need to win and hope that Brazil beats Peru. While Haiti are unable to advance in the tournament after losing their first two games, today’s game will be an opportunity to finish the competition with their heads held high. Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on television and via legal streaming: Who: Ecuador vs. Haiti ... Read more

Coutinho hat-trick as Brazil crush Haiti

Orlando (AFP) – Philippe Coutinho struck a spectacular hat-trick and Renato Augusto scored twice as Brazil crushed Haiti 7-1 in their Copa America Centenario Group B match at the Citrus Bowl. The result moves Brazil to four points from two games after they were held to a goal-less draw in their opener against Ecuador.  The five-times world champions will complete their group stage against Peru on Sunday. For Haiti, playing in their first Copa America and their first ever competitive game against the Selecao, a memorable occasion turned into a long night where they were simply unable to match their ... Read more

Coutinho hat-trick as Brazil crush Haiti at Copa America

Orlando (AFP) – Philippe Coutinho struck a hat-trick and Renato Augusto scored twice as Brazil crushed Haiti 7-1 in their Copa America Centenario Group B match at the Citrus Bowl. Wednesday’s result moves Brazil to four points from two games after they were held to a goalless draw in their opener against Ecuador. The five-times world champions will complete their group stage against Peru on Sunday. For Haiti, playing in their first Copa America and their first ever competitive game against the Selecao, a memorable occasion turned into a long night where they were simply unable to match their opponents.  ... Read more

Where to find Brazil vs. Haiti Copa America game on TV

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brazil vs. Haiti in the Copa America Centenario, you’ve come to the right place. All eyes turn to the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Wednesday, June 8 as Brazil needs to get a win to inch towards advancing to the quarter-finals of Copa America against a very proud Haiti team who will be hoping for a shock victory or draw. The pressure is undoubtedly on Dunga to try to turn this Brazilian team into winners. Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on television and ... Read more

Haiti relishing Brazil meeting in Copa America

Orlando (AFP) – Brazil’s national team has a special place in the hearts of many football fans around the world but few places treasure the ‘Selecao’ as much as Haiti and on Wednesday the pair will meet for the first time in a competitive game. The Copa America Centenario match at the Citrus Bowl will be in many ways the biggest game for the French-speaking Caribbean nation since their only appearance at the World Cup in West Germany in 1974. What makes the encounter particularly special is the relationship between Haitian fans and Brazilian football, which goes well beyond simple ... Read more

History-man Guerrero sinks Haiti

Seattle (AFP) – Peru striker Paolo Guerrero overtook Teofilo Cubillas as his country’s top goal scorer, scoring a diving header to sink Haiti 1-0 in their Copa America Centenario clash. Guerrero, a talismanic figure for the Peruvians who was tournament top scorer in both the 2011 and 2015 editions of the Copa America, pounced on 61 minutes to break Haiti’s resistance. The 32-year-old striker, who now plays for Flamengo in Brazil, powered home a header Edison Flores’ cross as Peru opened their Group B campaign with a win at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks NFL team. The ... Read more

Where to find Haiti vs. Peru Copa America game on TV

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Haiti vs. Peru in the Copa America Centenario, you’ve come to the right place. All eyes turn to the CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Saturday, June 4 as Haiti and Peru play their first game in Group B. With Brazil and Ecuador favorites to advance from this group, it’s imperative that Haiti or Peru get 3 points in this game to try to challenge Ecuador and Brazil for the coveted second spot in the group in order to help try to advance to the quarter-finals. With Haiti and Peru both ... Read more