Excitement is building for the March 8 International Women’s Day in Haiti featuring a friendly women’s amputee soccer game between Dominican Republic and Haiti. Even in the Haitian Creole language you can feel something is in the air. Please pray for the preparations underway for this event in Port-au-Prince.
The USA Amputee Soccer Awareness Disability Tour with 5 Christian Haitian national team men and women players continues on following visits to Florida, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tenessee and Georgia. We just passed through Atlanta and are Houston bound. Our amputee soccer tournament at the George Brown Convention Center downtown Houston starts at 11 am tomorrow […]
Prior to the start of each half of our games, on the field and sidelines we gather for prayer. Naturally winning is a part of our petition. Yesterday in a game worthy of the final, Haiti lost in the last few minutes to a very strong team from Poland 2:1. During the first half we […]
The 2018 World Cup of Amputee Soccer can be viewed live online at http://www.sanjuantv.mx/en-vivoVisit the calendar on this website for times (Central).
The Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team is preparing for the 2018 World Cup of Amputee Soccer. They leave for Guadalajara and the World Cup on Wednesday, October 24.
Here’s a gallery from events leading up to the World Cup.
Thanks to the coordinating efforts of Operation Go Quickly and some wonderful healthcare partners, Haitian amputee soccer players will soon be on their feet. Due to injuries from the 2010 earthquake (Stanley Gustave) and an infection (Carnot Dorvil), both young men lost their lower extremities. While forearm crutches opened the door to play their beloved […]
Haiti’s national amputee soccer team participated in the Lonestar Invitational Amputee Soccer tournament in Houston this summer with the UK and USA. The Haiti team placed second following the UK. Before returning to Haiti, players able to wear leg prostheses were fitted by Operation Go Quickly prosthotist Tim Goldberg. However Stanley Gustave (#21 bottom left) […]
Dr. Fred Sorrells recently returned from a trip to Haiti to facilitate preparations for the Haiti womens team to visit Guadalajara for a friendly exhibition October 6-7 and the men’s participation in the World Cup. A highlight of his Haiti stay was taking their mens and womens teams to meet the US Ambassador Michele Sison. […]