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FOOTBALL: Under-20 Reggae Girls begin hunt for World Cup spot, starting 11

Published: Thursday January 9, 2014 | 11:51 am Comments 0
Members of Jamaica\'s team with the Caribbean Football Union under-20 Trophy after defeating Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in October 2013. - File
Members of Jamaica's team with the Caribbean Football Union under-20 Trophy after defeating Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in October 2013. - File

Jamaica’s young Reggae Girls will today begin their hunt for a spot at the Under-20 Women’s World Cup when they take the field on the opening day of the CONCACAF Championships in the Cayman Islands.

The CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship will be played at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex and Jamaica will feature in the opening game.

Jamaica will face Guatemala in the tournament opener at 5 p.m.

There is a second match on today and that features defending champions USA against Costa Rica at 7:30 p.m.

The four teams competing today are in Group ‘A’.

Group ‘B’ comprises host nation Cayman Islands, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago and Honduras.

The CONCACAF Championship qualifies three teams to the Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada from August 5 to 24.

Jamaica's Group A starting 11 against Guatemala
1. Taylor Grant
2. Alika Keene
3. Toriana Patterson
4. Cachet Lue
5. Konya Plummer
6. Khadija Shaw
7. Marlo Sweatman
8. Nicole Harris
9. Trudi Carter
10. Kayla Gray
11. Oshay Lawes

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