North Texas SC Midfielder Carl Sainté Called into National Team Duty


FRISCO, Texas (June 5, 2023) – North Texas SC midfielder Carl Sainté has been called up by head coach Gabriel Calderon to the Haitian National Team camp for the June FIFA International Window running from June 12-20. Sainté also made the final roster for Haiti ahead of the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup. 

Sainté made his senior debut for the Haiti National Team in an international friendly against Guatemala on March 27, 2022. He appeared in five matches and played 162 minutes for Haiti during the 2022 CONCACAF Nations League in League B play. He registered one start in Haiti’s 3-1 win over Bermuda on March 28 where he logged 89 minutes. 

The Haitian Men’s National Team will open Group B play against Qatar on June 25, at 5PM CT at NRG Stadium. In the second group stage match, Haiti will face Mexico on June 29, at 9PM CT at State Farm Stadium. Haiti closes out group play against Honduras on July 2, at 8PM CT at Bank of American Stadium. 

GOALKEEPERS (4): Johnny Placide (SC Bastia), Garissone Innocent (Kas Eupen), Alexandre Pierre (RC Strasbourg), Josue Duverger (Santarem).
*Ricardo Ade (LDU Quito), Carlens Arcus (Vitesse), Alex Christian (FC Telavi), Andrew Jean-Baptiste (Valour FC), Steven Séance (CS Sedan), Graven Métusala (FC Forges), Djimy-Bend Alexis (Hapoel Petah-Tikiva FC), Duke Lacroix (Colorado Springs), Donald Guerrier (Zira FK), François Dulysse (Fuego FC).

MIDFIELDERS (6): Bryan Alceus (Olympiakos Nicosia), Léverton Pierre (US Dunkerque), Carl Sainté (North Texas SC), Danley Jean-Jacques (FC Metz), Steven Saba (Viollete AC), Simonsen Jeppe (Podbeskidzie).

FORWARDS (8): Carnejy Antoine (Hapoel Haifa), Pierrot Frantzdy (Maccabi Haïfa), Duckens Nazon (CSKA Sofia), Mondy Prunier (FC Versailles), Derrick Etienne (Atlanta United FC), Shanyder Borgelain (Inter Miami CF), Fafà Picault (Nashville SC), Jayro Hestfano Jean (Real Santa Cruz).

North Texas SC is an MLS NEXT Pro franchise that is owned and operated by FC Dallas. The team launched in 2018 and won its first title the following year. North Texas plays its home matches at Choctaw Stadium, the former home of the Texas Rangers.