Cuba national football team

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The Cuba national football team is controlled by the Asociación de Fútbol de Cuba, the governing body for football in Cuba.wikipedia
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Sweden national football team

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They were then eliminated in the quarter-finals by Sweden, 8–0.
Instead, Sweden went straight to the quarter-finals match against Cuba.

Romania national football team

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There, they defeated Romania in a replay 2–1 after drawing against them 3–3.
They suffered a shock defeat in the finals in France, losing to minnows Cuba, who, like Romania, had only qualified due to the withdrawal of their qualifying opponents, the United States.

Honduras national football team

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Four days later, they beat Honduras 7–0. For the 2014 World Cup, the Cuban team qualified directly to the Third round as one of the six highest ranked teams and were placed in Group C with Honduras, Panama, and Canada.
Their only wins came against Jamaica (5–1) and El Salvador (4–1), while they lost two games to Cuba and Costa Rica.

Jamaica national football team

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They beat Jamaica (then a British colony) 3–1 in Havana.
From 1925 to 1962, Jamaica had regular games with teams from Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, and Cuba, as well as with clubs like the Haitian Racing CH and Violette AC, the British Corinthians, and the Argentinean Tigers.

Caribbean Cup

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Cuba finished second in the Caribbean Cup in 1996, 1999 and 2005 and won the 2012 Caribbean Cup.
Martinique, Haiti, Cuba and Curaçao also won the tournament.

1938 FIFA World Cup

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They were the first Caribbean team to get to the World Cup finals – they did so in 1938.
This tournament saw the first, and the only, participation in a World Cup tournament from Cuba and the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).

Haiti national football team

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The winner of a best-of-three tournament between the two weakest nations, Cuba and Haiti would produce a winner to play 1930 qualifiers Mexico in another round of best-of-three.
Les Grenadiers led by coach Édouard Baker, played three games against Cuba, all at the Parc Leconte in Port-au-Prince, having lost twice (1–3, 0–6) and one resulting in a 1–1 draw.

FIFA World Cup

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They were the first Caribbean team to get to the World Cup finals – they did so in 1938.
Few South American teams were willing to travel to Europe for the 1934 World Cup and all North and South American nations except Brazil and Cuba boycotted the 1938 tournament.

2012 Caribbean Cup

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Cuba finished second in the Caribbean Cup in 1996, 1999 and 2005 and won the 2012 Caribbean Cup.

CONCACAF

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They are affiliated to the Caribbean Football Union of CONCACAF.

2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)

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During the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, Cuba faced Antigua and Barbuda and the match ended in a 3–3 draw.

Iuliu Baratky

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With three minutes remaining, Tomás Fernández gave Cuba the lead, but within a minute Iuliu Baratky forced extra time with a Romanian equaliser.
He appeared in the 1938 World Cup, scoring a goal against Cuba.

Mexico national football team

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The winner of a best-of-three tournament between the two weakest nations, Cuba and Haiti would produce a winner to play 1930 qualifiers Mexico in another round of best-of-three.
At the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Mexico was drawn into Group C along with Triniad and Tobago, Cuba and Guatemala.

2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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They reached the quarter-finals of the 2003 Gold Cup (where they were beaten by the United States) by defeating Canada 2–0 in the Group stage.
The United States' Landon Donovan put four past Cuba in the quarterfinals in a 5–0 win, but the defending champions went out to Brazil in the semi-finals.

2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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They finished in third place in the 2010 Caribbean Cup to take a place in the 2011 Gold Cup.

Tomás Fernández (footballer, born 1915)

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With three minutes remaining, Tomás Fernández gave Cuba the lead, but within a minute Iuliu Baratky forced extra time with a Romanian equaliser.
He was born in Spain and represented Cuba at the 1938 FIFA World Cup in France, scoring a goal against Romania

Canada men's national soccer team

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For the 2014 World Cup, the Cuban team qualified directly to the Third round as one of the six highest ranked teams and were placed in Group C with Honduras, Panama, and Canada.
After narrowing qualifying out of the first round, the Canucks were soundly defeated by Costa Rica, Cuba, and Mexico, conceding a total of 14 goals while scoring none.

1949 NAFC Championship

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The NAFC Championship 1949 served as CONCACAF's qualification group for the 1950 World Cup in Brazil.
Four teams were invited, Cuba, Mexico, Canada and the United States, but Canada did not send a team.

1947 NAFC Championship

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Cuba hosted the tournament which included the host national team, Mexico and the United States.

2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Striker Maykel Galindo did so during the 2005 Gold Cup.

2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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During the 2002 Gold Cup in Los Angeles, two Cuban players Rey Ángel Martínez and Alberto Delgado chose to remain in the United States.
During the tournament, Cuban players Alberto Delgado and Rey Angel Martinez defected from Cuba to the United States.

2010 Caribbean Cup

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They finished in third place in the 2010 Caribbean Cup to take a place in the 2011 Gold Cup.
The six highest-ranking teams – Grenada, Guadeloupe, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, and Antigua and Barbuda – based on the results of the 2008 tournament, were given byes into the second qualifying round.