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Women's World Cup: Corventina turns heads

Following England's narrow and unconvincing 1-0 win over Haiti, most of the English media coverage has been about how poor the Lionesses were and not talking about how well Haiti and one player in particular played. Being the shameless bandwagon-jumping hipster he is, Terry Duffelen has a few words to say about Haiti’s rising star, Melchie Dumorney or Corventina as she is known to her teammates. There are two moments in the England v Haiti match that stick out for me. First, around the 80th-minute mark, England goalkeeper Mary Earps lying on the ground, gripping tightly to the match ball. Earps is looking up at her teammates, projecting a sense of relief and dismay that, were it not for her, England would probably be losing to this unfancied and young Haiti side. The second is a little earlier in the half when 19-year-old Melchie Dumorney, making her World Cup debut, pushed aside European champion and Champions League winner Lucy Bronze, as though she, Dumorney, was

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