Important first win in group phase Nations League
The national selection of Curacao won its first match against Haiti 1-0 in a packed Stadium Ergilio Hato in Curacao.
In the first match of Group Din League A, Elson Hooi scored the all important goal in the 70' minute. The victory was a historical one, as it marked Curacao’s first win over Haiti since March 5, 1950 in Guatemala City, Guatemala, (3-0), in the Central American and Caribbean Sports Games.
The Curacao team will play the secon match against Haiti on Spetember 12 at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince.
The national selection consists of: Eloy Room (Columbus Crew), Zeus de la Paz (Oldham Athletic), Shanon ‘Cheese’ Carmelia, (Fc Lienden), Elson ‘Sontje’ Hooi (ADO Den Haag), Leandro Bacuna (Cardiff), Reangelo Janga (Fc Astana), Jaron Vicario (Fc Dordrecht), Brandley Kuwas (Al-Nasr), Gevaro Nepomuceno (Oldham Athletic), Darryl Lachman (PEC Zwolle), Roshon van Eijma (JC Roda), Nigel Robertha (Levski Sofia), Shermaine Martina (MVV), Shermar Martina (MVV), Jeremy de Nooijer, (Al Shamal), Jimbertson Vapor (Scherpenheuvel), Jarzinho Pieter (Vesta), Juninho Bacuna, (Huddersfield Town), Jurich Carolina (NAC), Kenji Gorre (CD Nacional), Jafar Arias (Fc Emmen), Roly Bonevacia (Al-Faisaly) and Juriën Gaari (RKC). Head coach is Remko Bicentini.