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German Winfried Schafer named as new Reggae Boyz coach

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2013 | 3:39 PM

Jamaica Football Federation president, Captain Horace Burrell, has announced that German Winfried ‘Winnie’ Schafer will be the new Reggae Boyz coach.

He replaces Theordore Whitmore who was asked to step down after the Reggae Boyz' disappointing loss to Honduras in their World Cup campaign.

READ: Whitmore fired ... Reggae Boyz coach asked to resign

Schafer's assistant will be Jamaican, Vin Blaine.

Burrell made the announcements at a press conference a short while ago.

He says Coach Winnie is anxious to take up his duties.

"I think he has a strategy laid out in his head,” Burrell said.

"He says he intends to leave a legacy here,” Burrell added.


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