By Guerby Meyer
Less than 24 hours before the national derby between Racing Club Haitien and Violette AC, tension is mounting in the Haitian capital. Between the price of the match, the form of the two teams, the predictions of the fans, the opinions divided between football lovers.
It is no secret that this Sunday, all eyes will be on the derby national. Curious, fans of the sport, all are expected at the Sylvio Cator stadium in yellow and blue and blue and white.
On the street of the funeral, they were several friends in front of a pharmacy, giving an opinion on the national derby: “I will be at the Sylvio Cator Stadium this Sunday to support my team (the Old Lion, Editor's note), E n'app f è 2 kab è  s the 3 points of victory and the recipe for the match, ” hammers a young boy in his twenties; on the other hand, his comrade puts it into perspective: “You are wrong my friend, you are only given the money, but the points will be credited to Violette AC. You don't know, we've been undefeated since the start of the championship, and this Sunday the fortune-telling continues, we'll win no matter what. ”
On the other hand, the debate on the national derby is fierce. between friends in the rue Crepsac, a district of Martissant: “I'm sick of Racing, victory will be on our side. I would wholeheartedly go to the stadium to support my team, but it's a shame, the price is exorbitant, the leaders exaggerate, honestly the ideal price would be 100 gourdes given the critical situation in the country, ” says Prévilain Jean.
Attentive face, his colleague Joseph Emmanuel approaches in the same direction: “It's too expensive, the leaders of Racing Club Haitien let themselves be carried away by the economic aspect to the detriment of the contribution of the public , and in addition, I wonder about the quality of the spectacle and the real level of the two teams. ”
Note that, on the last 24 confrontations between the two leading teams of Haitian football, the results are favorable at the Old Lion: 8 wins, 5 losses, 11 draws, for 22 goals scored and 18 conceded.