Curacao Goalkeeper Jairzinho Pieter Dies Aged 31

Curacao goalkeeper Jairzinho Pieter has died at the age of 31, Concacaf confirmed on Monday.

The federation said that Jairzinho passed away Monday morning at the hotel in Port-au-Prince where the Curacao team are staying before their Concacaf Nations League match against Haiti.

The cause of death was not immediately known, though reports indicated that the player suffered from heart problems.

Jairzinho earned 11 caps for Curacao during his career, making the roster for the 2017 and 2019 Gold Cup.

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