MIAMI (AP) — Curaçao became dropped from the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Friday because of this of of positive COVID tests and replaced by Guatemala.
Ranked 76th, Curaçao became to launch Crew A on Saturday in opposition to El Salvador in Frisco, Texas, then play Mexico on Wednesday in Dallas and Trinidad and Tobago on July 18 at Frisco.
“Ahead of the originate of the Gold Cup neighborhood stage, all competing nationwide groups went thru several rounds of making an strive out and, unfortunately, the Curaçao delegation returned a serious number of positive results throughout their workers and gamers within the closing round of making an strive out,” CONCACAF talked about in an announcement. “Despite the undeniable fact that several Curaçao gamers returned a detrimental check outcome, local assert guidelines require several of them to isolate because of this of being cease contacts of other folk that tested positive. In light of these instances, CONCACAF and the Curaçao Football Federation like mutually agreed that Curaçao is now not going to select up part within the Gold Cup.”
Guatemala, ranked 127th, lost its 2nd round qualifier to Guadeloupe 10-9 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 plan on Tuesday.
CONCACAF talked about Guatemala became the following very best-ranked team of workers readily accessible from qualifying, where Guatemala defeated Guyana 4-0 within the principle round.
Guatemala is scheduled to launch in opposition to El Salvador on Sunday in Frisco.
“CONCACAF and the Curacao Football Federation like made each effort to search out a solution that can perhaps enable Curaçao to compete, nonetheless the effectively being and safety of the Curaçao gamers and workers, and all contributors within the match, might perhaps perhaps also nonetheless be prioritized,” CONCACAF talked about.
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Friday, July 9, 2021
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Q. All ethical, here with Mina Harigae. Mina, 36 holes bogey-free. We had been staunch announcing the closing time you did it became on the closing yr as CME. How confident are you feeling after two rounds here?
MINA HARIGAE: I in actuality feel in actuality confident, comfortable with all capabilities of my game. Staunch all the pieces appropriate of feels solid and all the pieces is variety of flowing collectively, so it feels in actuality appropriate.
Q. You started with that birdie on No. 10 because of this of you played the attend 9 front, what did that save for the comfort of the round getting you off to at least one of these hot originate care for that?
MINA HARIGAE: I had that birdie on No. 10, my first hole of the day, and I variety of cooled off for — when became my next one? Unless 17.
I had a pair appropriate looks to be like, but it wasn’t — didn’t care for jump originate me as I hoped it might perhaps well perhaps perhaps, but it became nonetheless solid golf up till the following couple of birdies.
Q. The subsequent few coming at the same time as you made the flip on 1. How much did that relief propel you to the tip of the round?
MINA HARIGAE: It for sure helped. It obtained me going. Even perchance a bit of more self belief in my irons, and particularly my putts in actuality. I made an valid putt on No. 1, so then I became in actuality comfortable with the traces we had been selecting.
Q. How much are you liking Highland Meadows?
MINA HARIGAE: I if truth be told like — historically hasn’t been enormous to me, but this yr I in actuality feel it’s care for an total new golf direction to me. I’m a loads greater golfer now than I became before.
However, yeah, it if truth be told feels care for I’m a new particular person and I love this golf direction now. I in actuality feel care for it in actuality suits my game.
Q. I became going to query, must you explain that you if truth be told feel care for a new particular person, it’s because of this of of how you played for the reason that restart of 2020?
MINA HARIGAE: Yeah, exactly. I started off effectively closing yr and had a — you know, I became in a situation to get a pair of high 10s closing yr, couple high 10s this yr already, so I’m staunch going to take care of it rolling.
Q. How comfortable are you feeling on your game as of slack? Particularly the closing couple weeks as we creep on thru the summer months?
MINA HARIGAE: It feels appropriate. I possess I took closing week off and I possess that did me in actuality effectively. I rested and — I variety of rested. My fiancée and I played loads of golf alongside with his household, but I possess that’s what I if truth be told considerable. I considerable to play loads of free golf, I dispute, staunch making as many birdies as I will on a golf direction and get my circulation out there.
Q. We talked about it the day gone by, but now I if truth be told like you on digicam. Inverness Club is staunch a pair of miles down the road. How hungry are you for a Solheim quite loads of this yr?
MINA HARIGAE: You realize, after going on that bonding slump with the quite loads of girls to Reynolds and hanging out with them Monday, it in actuality — I mean, I if truth be told — it makes me in actuality must form the team of workers.
I possess that’s — it’s variety of fueling me this week. It’s care for, effectively, you know what? I’m in actuality ready to play.
Q. What became that bonding abilities care for for you?
MINA HARIGAE: It became enormous. It’s one thing that I don’t in most cases save. I’m continually variety of doing my have confidence ingredient. I love to staunch relax out.
However it became loads relaxing attending to know all the girls, and we’re all varied, so it became a extremely appropriate relaxing time. We obtained to avoid losing all varieties of actions.
It became staunch in actuality enormous slump.
Q. Comprise you talked with Pat within the closing couple days?
MINA HARIGAE: I seen her the day gone by after the round, but haven’t considered her on the present time. Yeah, Pat is enormous. Going to be loads of the relaxing.
Q. Yeah. And I possess on the an analogous time, you’re in actuality exhibiting your stuff. How motivating is that, especially with this weekend creating and in addition you ethical there within the closing grouping?
MINA HARIGAE: Yeah, it’s in actuality motivating, and I possess if I staunch withhold doing the an analogous ingredient as the closing couple days, I possess that’ll be all ethical.
Q. Kay asked on Golf Channel, but prevent pick up display of the closing time you had been in a closing grouping on tour?
MINA HARIGAE: I don’t assume I if truth be told were. The closest perchance became care for 2nd to closing neighborhood. However however, I if truth be told were playing effectively the closing yr and a half of, variety of around in contention, so I possess I’ll be ready for this weekend.
Q. How beautiful is it brilliant the Mina three years within the past and the Mina now here at Marathon Traditional?
MINA HARIGAE: It’s loopy. (Laughter.) Admire I talked about, I’m loads of the next golfer now. I will’t even — yeah, I don’t even know pick up out how to display it. Yeah, I’m care for an total new particular person.
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Curaçao out of CONCACAF Gold Cup for positive COVID tests