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Davies (16) helps Canada to point against Costa Rica at Gold Cup

Davies (16) helps Canada to point against Costa Rica at Gold Cup

Alphonso Davies has again be speaking at the Gold Cup. The 16-year-old talent was Tuesday evening (local time) in Houston, on behalf of Canada is accurate in the game against Costa Rica (1-1).

Davies led after a half hour play for the 0-1. The talented attacker, who was born in Ghana, brought his total after two duels on three goals. Francisco Calvo made on behalf of Costa Rica just before half-time for the second half and that was also the end position.

Davies is in his own country, under contract with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Thanks to his goals in the Gold Cup are now quite a number of European clubs interested in him.

The other duel on Tuesday in group A was also in the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, played and went between Honduras and French Guyana. It was 0-0. It was remarkable that in French Guiana tachtigvoudig French international Florent Malouda to join.

Malouda (37) plays for French Guiana

Florant Malouda has disndag minutes made for French Guyana in the Gold Cup.
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He played eighty international matches for France.
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In Canada against Costa Rica was the 16-year-old Alphonso Davies again accurate.
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The duel ended in 1-0.
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Because of his past in France, which he, inter alia, the world cup final of 2006 played, he may not for another country to come into action.

Exclusion on the Gold Cup or some other large penalty threatens, therefore, now for French Guiana. French Guiana, an overseas department of France, is member of Concacaf (the football federation for North and Central America and the Caribbean) but not in FIFA.

The board of directors of the Concacaf is going to focus on the play of Malouda, born in French Guiana.

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By the tie remains in Canada with four points from two matches in the lead in group A. Costa Rica has the same number of points but a worse goal difference than the Canadians. Honduras and French Guiana both have one point after two matches.

Friday are the last group matches on the program. Canada take it on against Honduras and Costa Rica will play against French Guiana.

On the Gold Cup to compete with the best countries from North and Central America and the Caribbean against each other. Twelve countries are in the group stage spread over three groups. Mexico is the defending champion.

Thursday is Curaçao back in action. The Caribbean island, which will debut at the Gold Cup and many (ex-)Eredivisiespelers in the selection has lost its first match in group C Monday with a 2-0 Jamaica. El Salvador is the next opponent of Curaçao.

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