Gold Cup 2019

Grp C: Curaçao ready for more giant killing

By Paul Nicholson at the Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles

June 25 – Curaçao caused the upset of the tournament so far when they beat top seeded Honduras 1-0 in Houston. It was a giantkilling act that put Honduras out of the competition and put Curaçao in a position to make history against Jamaica in Los Angeles.

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A risk worth taking, says Moggio. Gold Cup stamps its identity on global calendar

By Paul Nicholson in Cleveland

June 24 – The Gold Cup in the US has now reached the end of the second round of games in what is a helter skelter schedule taking in 17 stadia in 15 cities – 13 in the US. Initially considered a risk with more teams and venues than ever before, the tournament has emphatically forced its way into the top tier of national team competitions in what is perhaps the busiest summer of global international competition ever.

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