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Video: Football Team Gets $50,000 Donation

Video: Football Team Gets $50,000 Donation

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s football team struck a different kind of gold last night after its historic 2-0 victory over Nicaragua at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. At the after party to celebrate the team’s accomplishment for making the Gold Cup, Tourism Minister and Island Construction owner Zane DeSilva stunned the crowd when... Read more of this article

Bermuda Seeking A Victory Against Nicaragua

Bermuda Seeking A Victory Against Nicaragua

[Written by Don Burgess] The excitement is building ahead of tonight’s Gold Cup contest against Nicaragua. A large crowd of Bermuda fans is expected to turn the Red Bull Arena into a home game for Bermuda. Bermuda has slowly won over doubters by putting in gritty performances against Haiti and Costa Rica, both 2-1 losses. The Gombey Warriors proved... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Gold Cup Team Arrives In Texas

Video: Bermuda Gold Cup Team Arrives In Texas

After a long day of travel Bermuda’s Gold Cup football team safely arrived at their hotel in Texas last night, where they will regroup and prepare for their match versus Costa Rica, which will take place on Thursday evening [June 20] at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Dallas. Thursday’s game will be the second for the team, following on the... Read more of this article

Football On Fox Sports 2, Univision & Apps

Football On Fox Sports 2, Univision & Apps

[Written by Don Burgess] All eyes will be on the Gombey Warriors on Sunday as they take on Haiti in what will be Bermuda’s debut in the Gold Cup. Today’s match, at 7.00pm Bermuda time, will be on Fox Sports 2 as well as Univision through your cable provider. Check with your provider for station details. Several apps are also promising that you... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Cup Football Press Conference

Video: Gold Cup Football Press Conference

[Written by Don Burgess] In less than 24 hours Bermuda’s crucial first-ever Gold Cup game will be history. The squad has put in much preparation for this day, and they are ready. This from head coach Kyle Lightbourne who told the assembled media at the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica that the team has prepared as much as it could have for this match. “The... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Football Team Visits Stadium

Video: Bermuda Football Team Visits Stadium

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda team got its first peek at the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica today [June 15]. The team were shown the locker room they will be in ahead of its crucial match against Haiti in the Gold Cup on Sunday. The team then were escorted out to the field. Many members had their cameras out to take selfies and videos of the... Read more of this article

Gold Cup: Forecast Of 45% Chance Of Rain

Gold Cup: Forecast Of 45% Chance Of Rain

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda football team has had to deal with the rain all week in training and it looks like it could be more of the same for game day on Sunday [June 16] as scattered thunderstorms are predicted. The Gombey Warriors will take on Haiti at 4.00pm  [7.00pm Bermuda time] at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in San Jose. The Weather... Read more of this article

Gold Cup: ‘Media Day’ For Football In Costa Rica

Gold Cup: ‘Media Day’ For Football In Costa Rica

[Written by Don Burgess] In a little over 24 hours Bermuda will make history as it steps onto the pitch to battle Haiti in the Concacaf Gold Cup. Today [June 15] will be full of official activities as part of Media Day for all the teams. At 3.00pm [6.00pm Bermuda time] captain Dante Leverock and head coach Kyle Lightbourne will be available to the media... Read more of this article

Gold Cup: What’s It Like Training In Costa Rica

Gold Cup: What’s It Like Training In Costa Rica

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s players are enjoying the top class training facilities in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Yesterday, while Haiti was training on a soggy grass field with a few mud patches and hour away from the Estadio Nacional in San Jose, Bermuda were playing on the hybrid grass/astro turf pitch at the Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, home... Read more of this article

Bermuda One Of ’10 Reasons’ To Love Gold Cup

Bermuda One Of ’10 Reasons’ To Love Gold Cup

[Written by Don Burgess] We already love Bermuda, but now the rest of the world can fall in love too. The Major League Soccer website listed Bermuda as two of the ”10 reasons to fall in love with the Concacaf Gold Cup this summer.” The article states Bermuda “might not harbour any dreams of winning the tournament,” but it is making history... Read more of this article

Football Team Trains In Heat & Rain In Costa Rica

Football Team Trains In Heat & Rain In Costa Rica

[Written by Don Burgess] It was the best of weather, it was the worst of weather, as yesterday  [June 12] was a tale of two training conditions for Bermuda as they prepare for Sunday’s Gold Cup opener against Haiti in Costa Rica. The morning session started under sunny skies with temperatures around 70 degrees, about 60% humidity and a slight breeze.... Read more of this article

Haiti Beat Guyana Ahead Of Bermuda Match

Haiti Beat Guyana Ahead Of Bermuda Match

[Written by Don Burgess] Haiti ended a two-match losing streak last night, beating Guyana 3-1 ahead of its Gold Cup opener against Bermuda on Sunday. Earlier this month Haiti lost 2-1 versus Chile and 1-0 against El Salvador. Bermuda and Haiti share two common opponents over the past year with Bermuda edging Guyana 1-0 this month on a Donte Brangman... Read more of this article

Moreira: Keepers Have ‘Impeccable Work Ethic’

Moreira: Keepers Have ‘Impeccable Work Ethic’

[Written by Don Burgess] Who will start in goal on Sunday when Bermuda takes on Haiti in its first game of the Gold Cup? Bermuda goalkeeper coach John Moreira said that Quinaceo Hunt, Dale Eve, and Jahquil Hill are all “great young men” with “impeccable work ethic”, and are all fighting to be the number one choice when our team... Read more of this article