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Faubert on target again as Martinique qualify for Finals

Filed: Monday, 13th October 2014
By: Staff Writer

Julien Faubert continued his prolific run of goalscoring for his new country Martinique over the weekend.

Last week KUMB revealed how the former Hammer, who spent five years at the Boelyn Ground has become one of a select group of professional players to represent two countries (or more) at international level when he made his debut for Martinique in a 1-1 draw with Curacao.

And over the weekend Faubert increased his tally for his new country with a brace in Martinique's 2-1 win over Guadeloupe. The winger opened the scoring in Abymes on Friday after just four minutes, before adding his second of the night with 66 minutes on the clock (see highlights below).

Last night, Martinique secured a third win in seven days with a 4-3 win over St Vincent & The Grenadines, meaning they qualify for November's Caribbean Cup Finals - which are being held in Jamaica next month - as winners of Group 9 having taken maximum points form their three qualifying matches.

And Faubert added to his impressive three-goal haul from his first two outings for Martinique with another brace against St Vincent, taking his tally to five in three games. By contrast, during his five years at West Ham he managed to score just twice...

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