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JFF announces Reggae Girlz Pan Am squad

Published:Friday | July 12, 2019 | 5:03 PM
Reggae Girl Havana Solaun (front, centre) celebrates her goal scored at the FIFA Women's World Cup against Australia, with teammates Mireya Grey (left) and Khadija Shaw, on Tuesday, June 18.
Reggae Girl Havana Solaun (front, centre) celebrates her goal scored at the FIFA Women's World Cup against Australia, with teammates Mireya Grey (left) and Khadija Shaw, on Tuesday, June 18.

Eleven members of Jamaica's squad that participated at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France last month have been included in the squad to compete in the upcoming Pan American Games, which takes place in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11.

The squad reads:

Sydney Schneider

Yazmeen Jamieson

Konya Plummer (captain)

Chanel Hudson-Marks

Deneisha Blackwood

Torianna Patterson

Chantelle Swaby

Sashana Campbell

Jody Brown

Olufolasade Adamolekun

Mireya Grey

Jadyn Matthews

Tarania Clarke

Chyanne Dennis

Madiya Harriott

Jayda Hylton-Pelaia

Shayla Smart

Rachel Smith

Every player except Rachel Smith has been previously involved with the national programme at the junior or senior level. The Reggae Girlz will contest Group A with Mexico, Colombia and Paraguay.

Jamaica play their first match against the Mexicans on July 28, before taking on Colombia in their second fixtures on August 1. Their final game will be played on August 4. The squad will stage a training camp in Jamaica, from July 19 - July 23. Unlike the men's teams at the tournament, the women's teams are without age restrictions. Brazil are the reigning champions, but will not be participating in the Games.