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  • Curacao Goalkeeper Dies at 31


    09/10/19

    Concacaf Statement


    Miami (Monday, September 9, 2019) - Concacaf is deeply saddened by the passing of the Curacao National Team goalkeeper Jairzinho Pieter, who passed away at the age of 31.

    Jairzinho died on Monday morning in Port-au-Prince at the hotel in which the Curacao team are staying ahead of their Concacaf Nations League match against Haiti.

    The thoughts and prayers of our Concacaf family are with his loved ones, the Curacao Football Federation and his team at this difficult time.

    The Confederation has been informed by the Curacao Football Federation that following consultation with the players, it has decided to play tomorrow’s match against Haiti in tribute to their teammate. A moment of silence was conducted today in Concacaf Nations League matches and will be held before kickoff tomorrow, as the entire Confederation pays its respect to Jairzinho for his contributions to the game


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