Latest: News

Jamaica, USA face off in World Cup qualifier this evening

Published: Friday September 7, 2012 | 6:08 pm Comments 0

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz and the United States are now getting ready to face off in a CONCACAF World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium in Kingston.

The match gets underway at 7 o’clock.

The Reggae Boyz will be looking for their first-ever victory over the United States.

Head coach Theodore Whitmore thinks his players are ready to create history this time around.

Striker Ryan Johnson says the Reggae Boyz now have a good chance of defeating the Americans.

The United States players come into the match well below full strength.

Michael Bradley is out with a thigh injury while Landon Donovan will miss the match with a hamstring injury.

The United States and Jamaica lead Group A with four points after two matches, but the Americans have a better goal difference.

The teams meet again on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio.

sports@gleanerjm.com

Share |

The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of The Gleaner.
The Gleaner reserves the right not to publish comments that may be deemed libelous, derogatory or indecent. Please keep comments short and precise. A maximum of 8 sentences should be the target. Longer responses/comments should be sent to "Letters of the Editor" using the feedback form provided.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Videos

Top Jobs

View all Jobs