Dartmouth Soccer to Host Haitian National Team on Friday
The Haiti National Team is traveling to New England for a five-day benefit tour, taking on Dartmouth at 7 p.m. on Burnham Field before heading to Harvard for another game on Sunday, April 10 at 5 p.m. Click here for information on Harvard vs. Haiti.
Haiti is currently the 99th ranked team in the world out of the 202 FIFA nations.
"We are excited to participate in this event that brings the global soccer community together in support of Partners in Health and their work in Haiti," said Dartmouth head coach Jeff Cook.
"Our men's soccer program is honored to have the opportunity to play against Haiti's national team and we look forward to a memorable night."
The events at both Dartmouth and Harvard will raise money to support Partners in Health and its relief efforts in Haiti, which is still recovering from a catastrophic 7.0 M earthquake that struck on Jan. 12, 2010.
Admission for the game at Dartmouth will be free, but donations will be accepted with all the proceeds going to Partners in Health.
Dartmouth is coming in off its second NCAA Sweet 16 appearance in the last three years. The Big Green fell in double overtime at UCLA after knocking off Monmouth, 4-0, and #9 seed Notre Dame in overtime, 2-1.