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Basketball Star Nerlens Noel

Basketball Star Nerlens Noel

Haitian-American basketball player, Nerlens Noel, born in 1994, attended Tilton High School. He registered for the 2012 class, instead of 2013, to get drafted earlier by college-recruiting scouts.

At University of Kentucky he broke a record held by Sam Bowie for 32 years, scoring 12 blocks against Ole Miss, winning 87-74.

In 2013, sustaining a knee injury, he was picked 6th by 2013 NBA Draft. He will play center position for Philadelphia 76ers. He has won SEC Freshman and Defensive Player of the Year.

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Cesare Prandelli Traumatized by 2-2 Tie against Haiti - Italy

Cesare Prandelli Traumatized by 2-2 Tie against Haiti - Italy

Cesare Prandelli, Azzurris' coach, can't believe Les Grenadiers evened the final score 2-2 at Rio de Janeiro stadium. With two goals by Claudio Marchisio and Emanuele Giaccherini before half time, at 2-0, Prandelli felt certain of a win.

In the last two quarters, Olrish Saurel and Jean Philippe Peguero scored, making it a tie game, 2-2. Prandelli feels humiliated that 63rd ranked underdog Haiti managed to catch up with the Azzurris in the last ten seconds of the game.

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Coach Prandelli Dumbfounded by Tie Score against Haiti - Italy

Coach Prandelli Dumbfounded by Tie Score against Haiti - Italy

Azzurris coach, Cesare Prandelli, feels disgraced Haiti tied the final score 2-2 at Rio de Janeiro stadium. Italy had made two goals against scoreless Haiti by half time by team members Marchisio and Giaccherini for a 2-0 lead.

But Haiti surprised with two goals by Olrish Saurel and Jean Philippe Peguero in quarter four, to tie at 2-2 with seconds left. Prandelli says too many changes in team lineup caused underdog Haiti to tie against them.

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Coach Prandelli Paralyzed by Tie Game against Haiti - Italy

Coach Prandelli Paralyzed by Tie Game against Haiti - Italy

Azzurris' coach, Cesare Prandelli, is ashamed Les Grenadiers tied them 2-2 at Rio de Janeiro arena. Prandelli was confident of a win with goals made by Emanuele Giaccherini and Claudio Marchisio. But Olrish Saurel and Jean Philippe Peguero evened the score 2-2 in the final quarter.

Prandelli says the tie game with Haiti is devastating, and he will make sure his team will be playing better in a few days. Haiti is ranked 63rd in FIFA standings.

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Haiti's Tie Game against Italy World Champs

Haiti's Tie Game against Italy World Champs

At Rio de Janeiro, Haiti shocked Italy with a 2-2 tie game. Haiti has not played at the World Cup since 1974.

Italy scored first within 19 seconds of opening play. Goal two, executed 18 minutes before the end of the second quarter, gave Italy a 2-0 lead.

In the final 10 minutes of play Jean-Eudes Maurice gained a penalty. Olrish Saurel then scored for 2-1. With seconds left, Jean-Philippe Peguero slammed home a goal, tying Italy 2-2.

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Haiti Ties Italy in Final Play

Haiti Ties Italy in Final Play

In Rio de Janeiro, Les Grenadiers stunned Azzurris in a 2-2 tie. Les Grenadiers has not competed in the World Cup since 1974.

Azzurris made first goal 19 seconds into the game. Second goal was accomplished 18 minutes towards the finish of the second quarter, Azzurris leading 2-0.

Scoreless Les Grenadiers netted a penalty ten minutes before games end by Jean-Eudes Maurice. Olrish Saurel then raised the score 2-1. Jean-Philippe, with seconds remaining, rocketed home a goal, finishing the game 2-2.

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Haiti Surprises Italy with a Tie Game

Haiti Surprises Italy with a Tie Game

Haiti played Italy in Rio de Janeiro and stunned with a 2-2 tie. Haiti has not vied for the World Cup since 1974.

Italy scored quickly, 19 seconds after games start. The next goal came 18 minutes near the end of quarter two. Azzurris led 2-0.

Jean-Eudes Maurice captured a penalty ten minutes towards completion of the game. The score was raised 2-1 by Olrish Saurel. Seconds before game over, Jean-Philippe Peguero kicked home a goal, final score 2-2.

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Haiti Loses 2-1 to World Champ Spain

Haiti Loses 2-1 to World Champ Spain

Haiti ranked 59th in the world, up from 63rd place, lost a close game to Spain 2-1. Played at Sun Life Stadium, Spain's Santi Cazorla scored a 25-yard goal in barely eight minutes. Cesc Fabregas scored the second after an 11-minute interval, for a 2-0 advantage. Spain came close to making it 3-0, but it didn't happen.

In the final quarter, Wilde-Donald Guerrier streaked by Spain's defense, eluding the goalkeeper to make goal, for 2-1, a 2-point loss.

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Haiti Loses 2-1 to World Champ Spain

Haiti Loses 2-1 to World Champ Spain

Haiti ranked 59th in the world, up from 63rd place, lost a close game to Spain 2-1. Played at Sun Life Stadium, Spain's Santi Cazorla scored a 25-yard goal in barely eight minutes. Cesc Fabregas scored the second after an 11-minute interval, for a 2-0 advantage. Spain came close to making it 3-0, but it didn't happen.

In the final quarter, Wilde-Donald Guerrier streaked by Spain's defense, eluding the goalkeeper to make goal, for 2-1, a 2-point loss.

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Spain Eclipses Haiti 2-1 at Sun Stadium

Spain Eclipses Haiti 2-1 at Sun Stadium

Current World Champs, Spain, beat Haiti 2-1 during a warm-up game in Miami. Eight minutes into play, Santi Cazorla kicked a ground drive to the goal line. Eleven minutes later, Cesc Fabregas scored for a 2-0 lead. Spain nearly made another goal, but player Roberto Soldado ran into the goal post.

In the final quarter, Haiti delivered with Wilde-Donald Guerrier's deft run past Spain's defense to score, for a 2-1 narrow defeat. Haiti ranks 63rd in the world.

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