Curaçao starts Gold Cup with defeat against Jamaica
Curaçao has Sunday (local time) openingsduel on the Gold Cup with a 0-2 loss to Jamaica. In the other duel in group C, beating Mexico El Salvador 3-1.
In San Diego was at peace, still 0-0 between Curacao and Jamaica, but in the second half gave Romario Williams, and Darren Mattocks of Jamaica the victory.
Last month knew Curaçao in the final of the Caribbean Cup with 2-1 win of Jamaica. Thus did the island of the first prize in its history to conquer. Curaçao takes this summer for the first time at the Gold Cup, where the best twelve countries from North and Central America and the Caribbean to compete against each other.
In Curaçao were with Eloy Room (Vitesse), Darryl Lachman (Willem II), Gilian Justinia (Helmond Sport) and Quentin Jacoba (Cossacks Boys) four players in the basis that in the Netherlands, football. The other players also have a history in the Dutch football. Cuco Martina (Southampton) and Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa) are the most known.
Mexico began the tournament with a 3-1 victory at El Salvador. The competition was after the end of the game between Curaçao and Jamaica, also in San Diego played.
Mexico played with a B team. Regular forces, who earlier this summer were active at the Confederations Cup belong now not to the selection. PSV-purchase Hirving Lozano and Eindhoven, leaving Hector Moreno and Andres Guardado are not active in the Gold Cup.