They were more than eighty, young Haitian soccer players aged under 23 who had gathered under the supervision of a host of coaches including Carlo Marcelin, the national technical director, Yves Labaze, Jean Roland Dartiguenave James Mauricette Eléazard Chaly, Clamart Augustine Dieumaître Raphael obviously Wilner Etienne and others ...
After the rally, the coaches in question were choosing a forty players prepare for the London dates from 2012.
Forty (40) players are chosen from eleven clubs operating in D1 and seven others are in D2. The Cavaly Léogâne league leaders National Digicel Youth Sports Capoise (JSC), AS Saint-Louis du Nord, ASPDIF Aquinas and the Black Eagle were conspicuous by their presence.
With five players, teams, Baltimore and Victory SC are the two best teams represented in this selection at the Don Bosco and the Association Sportive de Mirebalais (4), Storm and Valencia Léogâne (3).
Reacting to criticism that rained down on the choice of forty players for three days in a list of more than eighty who had gathered at the Sylvio Cator stadium, the Olympic coach advised: "I was not alone. We were more than a dozen technicians who used to work with youth. You see, in Europe one day, a coach moves to supervise the players while we, we can not do it in three? I think these people are wicked, "replied Wilner Etienne.
Among the forty players shortlisted, there are five doormen, fifteen defenders twelve midfielders and eight forwards.
According to a relative of the Haitian Football Federation, this selection is expected to begin training next month.
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