National selection in Kings Cup in Thailand
The Curacao national selection will travel to Thailand on May 29, to participate in the King’s Cup.
Matches for the King’s Cup will be played from 5 till 8 of June in the Chang Arena Stadium in the city of Buriram. The participating countries are Thailand, Vietnam, India and Curacao.
Curacao will play its first match on June 5 against India. The final round will be played on June 8.
Head coach Remko Bicentini’s selection consists of the following players: Eloy Room (PSV), Zeus de la Paz (Oldham Athletic), Shanon ‘Cheese’ Carmelia (IJsselmeervogels), Elson ‘Sontje’ Hooi (ADO Den Haag), Leandro Bacuna (Cardiff), Michaël Maria (Charlotte Independence) , Rhu-Endly ‘Cuco’ Martina (Everton), Ayrton Statie (FC Lienden), Gevaro Nepomuceno (Oldham Athletic), Darryl Lachman (PEC Zwolle), Jarchinio Antonia (Limassol), Roly Bonivacia (Western Sydney Wanderers), Shermaine Martina (MVV), Shermar Martina (MVV), Charlison Benschop (FC Ingolstadt), Jimbertson Vapor (Scherpenheuvel), Jarzinho Pieter (Vesta), Gersinio Constansia (Jong Holland), Jurich Carolina (Fc Den Bosch), Gervane Kastaneer (NAC), Jafar Arias (MVV), Gino van Kessel (Roeselare) and Juriën Gaari (RKC).
The national selection will return to Amsterdam to further prepare for the Gold Cup 2019. Curacao will play its first for the Gold Cup on June 17 against El Salvador in Jamaica. For the second match the team will travel to Houston for the match against Honduras on June 21. The third match in the first round takes the team to Los Angeles to face Jamaica on June 25.