By Gary Eliézer
The news has been on fire since this morning, defender and captain of the Cuban team, Yasmani Lopez deserted Tuesday in the United States while we are in full Gold Cup, the player of The 31-year-old has left his team-mates as the coach of the selection Raul Mederos so clearly indicated in a press conference.
“The team, as everyone knows, did not arrive with a full delegation at the Gold Cup, and defender Lopez actually left the rally on Saturday night. He is the only player not to be with us. It was his decision he made and put it into action, “said Mederos.
Having taken a beating against Mexico for his first game, the Cuban eleven must react this Wednesday against Martinique but this will be without his captain who will no longer be in the group. A real blow to the followers of Fidel Castro when we know the team was already amputated of one of his best players, Yordan Santa Cruz who had not obtained an American visa to go to contest this competition.