Haitian dream ends but heralds a bright future
In securing a berth for France 2018, Haiti not only qualified for a first-ever Women's World Cup at any level…
…they also became the first Caribbean nation to do so, thanks to a third-place finish at the 2018 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship
This achievement triggered wild celebrations back home
Although Haiti performed creditably in their first U-20 Women's World Cup...
They even made history with their first goal in their first-ever Women's World Cup match!
China PR (2-1) and Nigeria (1-0) ended Haiti’s dreams of advancing to the last eight
Obviously, it's disappointing to lose. You play to win. But we set out to defend well and we showed the world that we could do it."
Goodbye for now… But we'll meet again, for sure!