Jessica Meyer - 4.12.2022-IMU17 v ASRU17-2

Inter Miami CF II and Academy forward Bryan Destin has been called up by Haiti’s U-20 national team for the upcoming 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championship. In the tournament, Destin will have the opportunity to help Haiti in their campaign to qualify for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The Concacaf U-20 Championship will be hosted in Honduras, running from June 18 to July 3, and consist of a group stage followed by knockout rounds; the top three teams in each group will qualify for the knockout stages. Haiti has been placed in Group B alongside Mexico, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Group Stage Schedule:

  • Sunday, June 19 at 6 p.m. ET: Haiti vs. Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. ET: Suriname vs. Haiti 
  • Thursday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET: Mexico vs. Haiti

The 16-year-old has been in stellar form for the Academy’s U-17 side in 2022, including leading the team to the semifinals of the Generation adidas Cup back in April. He also recently made his professional debut, coming on as a second-half substitute in Inter Miami CF II’s MLS NEXT Pro road game against Columbus Crew 2 on January 9.

Destin is one of many current and former Inter Miami CF Academy players to be called up to a national team. The list includes: Noah Allen (U.S. U-20 MYNT), Edison Azcona (Dominican Republic senior and youth national teams), Israel Boatwright (Dominican Republic U-20 national team), Dairon Reyes (Cuba senior and youth national teams), Benjamin Cremaschi (U.S. U-19 MYNT), Tyler Austin, Justin Ellis, Santiago Morales and Felipe Valencia (U.S. U-15 MYNT), Logan Batiste and Tyler Hall (U.S. U-17 MYNT), Khobi Thomas (Jamaica U-20 national team), among others.