Haiti - Gold Cup 2019 : Victory of the Grenadiers against the Warriors of Bermuda [2-1]
Yves Jean Bart aka "Dadou", the President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF) had yet warned on May 24 "an opponent apparently within reach but we must still be wary."
A first period whose first minutes had started well for our Grenadiers, with a lot of envy and fighting, before the loss of their defender Meschack Jerome on injury at the 8'. Subsequently, following a confused game, deficiencies in defense, our Grenadiers were dominated by Gombey Warriors who have increased attacks. Showing themselves clumsy, our Grenadiers conceded at the end of the first period a goal in favor of Bermuda [0-1].
At the return of the locker room, our Grenadiers showed a completely different, on a very fast pace, the Warriors were overwhelmed by the events. Frantzdy Pierrot (Royal Excel Mouscron / Belgium) found the equalizer on a free kick by Steven Saba at 54' [1-1].
12 minutes later, taking advantage of a shot by Duckens Nazon, Frantzdy Pierrot on a shot from right foot straight into the goal at 66' gives the advantage to Haiti [2-1] (its doubled).
Despite some attempts, the Gombey Warriors have not been able to change this score within play time.
With these 3 points, Haiti takes the 2nd place of Group B behind Costa Rica which crushed Nicaragua [4-0]
Group B Ranking :
1 - Costa Rica 3 points
2 - Haiti 3 points
3 - Bermuda 0 points
4 - Nicaragua 0 points
Next game on Thursday, June 20 : Haiti will face Nicaragua at 6:00 pm local) 7:00 pm in Haiti at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco (Dallas suburbs, USA). In case of victory with a total of 6 points Haiti would qualify for the second round
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