Haiti: are national team players Haitian private structures from the earthquake that devastated their country in January, has resumed training in Texas for the friendly match against Argentina on May 5
If no footballer has died in the earthquake that killed at least 220,000 deaths and nearly 1.3 million homeless, the Haitian Federation has lost 32 employees and its offices were destroyed.
The main national stadium in Port-au-Prince as well as playgrounds in cities affected by the earthquake have been converted into refugee camps.
A sports association American non-profit, "San Antonio Sports," proposed the Haitian team training center and lodging for players to prepare for the friendly match against Argentina on May 5, to be held in the Argentine resort Cutral Co.
"Here I eat well, sleep well, but I can not help thinking about my friends and my family who do not qualify for this," said forward Charles Herold.
"Every team talks about it. There are still shaking out there, it's our biggest concern," said another attacker, Eliphene Cadet.
"In Haiti, people are asking when we will play against Argentina, they are hoping they will do something positive for the country. If we win against Argentina, then people will be happy and it will show we can do to help our country, "summarized the defender Peter Germain.
Haiti advanced to the 91st in the standings Fifa while Argentina is ranked ninth.
Source: Lenouvelliste (French)
Levanjilt: English Translation