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Videos: Bermuda vs Haiti Highlights, Comments

Videos: Bermuda vs Haiti Highlights, Comments

Bermuda made its historic debut in the Concacaf Gold Cup this evening [June 16], matching up against Haiti in Costa Rica, with Haiti earning a 2-1 win, while Bermuda scored its first ever Gold Cup goal. Bermuda’s starting line-up included Dale Eve, Calon Minors, Jaylon Bather, Lejaun Simmons, Donte Brangman, Zeiko Lewis, Willie Clemons, Osagi Bascome,... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Haiti Defeat Bermuda 2-1

Live Updates: Haiti Defeat Bermuda 2-1

[Updating: Bermuda took a 1-0 lead into the half, with Bermuda captain Dante Leverock scoring Bermuda's first ever Gold Cup goal! However Haiti equalized at around 54 minutes in and then scored another, and the game ended with Haiti winning 2-1.] The Bermuda Football Team is set to play against Haiti tonight [June 16] in Costa Rica, as the Gombey Warriors... Read more of this article

Game Attendance Equals Bermuda Population

Game Attendance Equals Bermuda Population

The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup got underway on Saturday with Group A action at a stadium in California, with the fan attendance at the game equaling the size of Bermuda’s entire population. The double header saw Mexico defeat Cuba 7-0 and Canada record a 4-0 victory over Martinique 4-0, and according to a tweet from Concacaf, the attendance was 65,527.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

Premier: This Is A Tremendous Accomplishment

Premier: This Is A Tremendous Accomplishment

On behalf of the Government, Premier David Burt extended encouragement and support to the Bermuda Men’s National Football Team as they prepare to meet Haiti on Sunday in the Gold Cup opener in Costa Rica. “This is historic, Bermuda’s first appearance in Concacaf’s most prestigious competition,” said Premier Burt. “This is a tremendous... Read more of this article

2019 Gold Cup: Injury Related Roster Changes

2019 Gold Cup: Injury Related Roster Changes

Concacaf today announced the roster changes made by the participating Member Associations for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, with six teams making changes, with the teams making changes not including Bermuda or any of the teams we are set to play against. In accordance with the Competition Regulations, injury related changes are allowed to the final 23-player... 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

Concacaf: “Let’s Live In A State Of Goal”

Concacaf: “Let’s Live In A State Of Goal”

Concacaf said they “will leverage the expansion of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup to continue raising awareness on diversity and inclusion through its ‘Let’s Live in a State of Goal!’ campaign, among fans and other members of the football community.” “The initiative, launched in the 2017 edition of the competition, is inspired... Read more of this article

Video: Team Physio Craig Brown On Preparation

Video: Team Physio Craig Brown On Preparation

Qualifying for a world class event like the Gold Cup is no easy task, and there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure the athletes are in top condition. Bermuda’s specialist support staff have been working hard to prepare the team, and team physio Craig Brown spoke with Bernews from Costa Rica, taking the time to explain some... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Cup Team Member Donte Brangman

Video: Gold Cup Team Member Donte Brangman

Donte Brangman — who scored the game winning goal for Bermuda in their recent match against Guyana — is looking forward to the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, noting that never before in history has Bermuda appeared in the prestigious regional competition. Asked about his favourite game in the lead up to qualifying for the Gold Cup, Mr Brangman... 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