The 1-1 draw with Saint Lucia in their last match for Group B denied Cubans the possibility to earn one of the five berths to the CONCACAF finals, which grants tickets to the South Korea 2017 World Cup Opposite to what happened in the previous version; Cuba was eliminated in the group stage of the […] Continue reading
National Soccer Commissioner of Cuba, Rene Perez, confirmed that the Cuban Federation of that sport is open to any proposal to hire players for foreign teams. Perez explained that still there is no regulation regarding contracts of Cuban soccer players for foreign teams, although they have unofficially received some proposals. In that regard he made […] Continue reading
La selección femenina sub.20 de fútbol está de regreso en La Habana luego de conseguir uno de los dos boletos puestos en disputa rumbo a la final del Caribe. Las cubanas cerraron su actuación en el grupo clasificatorio D jugado en Kingston con un empate ante la potente representación de Jamaica que terminó en la cima de la llave por mejor diferencia de goles.
Ambas escuadras estarán presentes en la final regional de Puerto Rico en octubre próximo de donde saldrán las tres representaciones caribeñas al premundial de CONCACAF.
Ariel Martinez, one of the forgotten for a long time in Cuban football, was crucial in his team’s dream of moving to quarterfinals as one of the best third-placed. Ariel Martinez struck for a hat-trick and Jeniel Marquez Molina scored a dramatic stoppage-time goal to lift Cuba to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Belize in [...] Continue reading
Army General Raul Castro, president of the Councils of State and Ministers welcomed Wednesday afternoon Joseph Blatter, president of the International Football Federation (FIFA). Castro and Battler talked about the development of football in Cuba, and about the FIFA-supported projects being fostered for several years now. The meeting was also atended by Fisrt Vice-President of [...] Continue reading
The four teams from America and the Caribbean with tickets to the U-20 World Cup to be held in Turkey, are going to the field on Friday to play the semis matches: Cuba vs. USA and Mexico-El Salvador. The encounter Cuba-USA is set for 18:00 hours (01:00 GTM) while Mexico-El Salvador is scheduled for 21:00 [...] Continue reading
Cuba made history Tuesday night, securing a place at a FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time by beating Costa Rica, 2-1, in a quarterfinal dual at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship. Forward Arichell Hernandez was the evening’s outstanding player, scoring both of Cuba’s goals. The Caribbean Lions got a measure of revenge after being [...] Continue reading