Soccer: Goalie dies
Jairzinho Pieter, a backup goalkeeper for the national team of the Caribbean island of Curacao, has died ahead of a match. He was 31.
CONCACAF, the soccer confederation for the region, said Pieter died on Monday at his team’s hotel in Port-au-Prince where Curacao plays Haiti on Tuesday.
CONCACAF says Curacao will go ahead with the Nations League match against Haiti “following consultation with the players.”