A new reality in Haitian football: the U17 are making history!
Monday, April 15, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The first match Haiti – Russia will take place this week, announced the Haitian Football Federation.
The young grenadiers U17 began their second trip to Europe, leaving Haiti last Thursday for Miami, for a brief stop, before crossing the Atlantic and first to Vienna in transit and then land in Bucharest.
Three major meetings await these young people. On April 16, they will play against Russia; on the 18th, they will face the selection of Cyprus; and 20. they will face the heirs of George Hagi, Romania.
This trip is a gift of support from Concacaf and UEFA precisely to support Haiti, whose young people have shown enormous potential and show real progress in their preparation.
From Bucharest, the team will fly to Florida to add to their preparation, 10 days of training in Bradenton, on the scene of the qualifying phase of the world.
Never without doubt in the history of the participation of our national youth teams a U17 selection has been so painstakingly prepared for a FIFA World Cup qualifying, noted the FHF.
A cycle of preparation reminiscent of the 2007 generation that qualified Haiti for the World Cup, initiated in 2006 with the Caribbean Championship where it finished champion in Trinidad.
This odyssey has also been reinforced by a “pre-temporada” of one month in Argentina, before the episode of Tegucigalpa, with the historic quadrangular and victorious, (0-0 against Mexico, 0-0 against Honduras and undisputed victory against El Salvador 3 -0)
This U17 generation from 2019 has been at work for almost four (4) years at the FIFA Goal Center. Two years ago, she flew over the U15 Concacaf championship in the USA, crushing El Salvador (3-0), the Dominican Republic 5-0, thus achieving a no-fault