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Jamaica, USA face off in World Cup qualifier this evening

Published:Friday | September 7, 2012

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.



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