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Haiti qualifies for amputee soccer World Cup


PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti’s national amputee soccer team has qualified for the 14th edition of the World Amputee Soccer Championship set to take place in Turkey in October.

The draw for countries took place in Istanbul, Turkey on July 30. The 24 teams selected are divided into six groups of four between October 1 and 9. Haiti is in Group A.

“We are one of the favorite countries to win the competition. We [the players] are ready and united to achieve our goal,” Manley Osias, captain of the Haiti team, said to The Haitian Times.

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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.

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