RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (defend.ht) - Six days after facing the number 1 team in the world and defending World Cup Champions, Spain, the Haitian National Team is scheduled to play an international friendly against the number 5 team in the world and traditional powerhouse, Italy.
News of both of these match-ups come after an embarrassing 0-3 loss against Oman on March 21st, which has Haitians fans worried of an even worse embarrassment on June 6th, against Spain and June 12, against Italy.
Many will say it is good enough to have the Haitian national team on the same field of play as classy organizations such as Spain and Italy but others are hoping for a more competitive spirit from the Haitian comrades.
The game vs Italy will be played at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro Brazil on June 12, 2013. Against Spain at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on June 6, 2013.