Jamaica defeat Antigua 4-1 to advance to final round of World Cup 2014 qualifiers
Jamaica's Reggae Boyz kept their hopes of advancing to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil alive following a 4-1 win over Antigua and Barbuda at the National Stadium last night.
Two goals from striker Dane Richards and one each from Demar Phillips and defender Nyron Nosworthy rescued the national team from a previously precarious position. The Boyz, however, truth be told, had plenty of help from their neighbours to the north - the United States.
The USA ended Guatemala's hopes of advancing following a 3-1 win, in Kansas City, and in the process aided Jamaica's cause of progressing to the final round by virtue of a superior goal difference.
The team's hopes of progressing beyond the semi-final round had looked bleak following a loss to Guatemala last Friday, which had put the Boyz three points behind both Group A leaders.
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