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FOOTBALL: Hector says sorry for defensive blunders in Gold Cup final

Published:Monday | July 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey, Gleaner Writer
Joel McAnuff (left) and goalkeeper Ryan Thompson console defender Michael Hector after Sunday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Mexico defeated Jamaica 3-1.

Reggae Boyz defender, Michael Hector, has apologised to his teammates for his defensive mistakes against Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup last night in the United States. 

Hector made two huge blunders in the second half on which Mexico capitalised, scoring on both occasions.

Hector says the Jamaican footballers are very disappointed because the team played well enough to win the game.

However, he said the experience will make him a much better footballer. 

Meanwhile, General manager of the Harbour View football club Clyde Jureidini says Reggae Boyz head coach Winfried Schafer's performance was "outstanding" at the tournament.

According to Jureidini, Schafer's tactical moves were on point throughout the tournament.

He also says Schafer handled his players well during the championships.


Clyde Juriedini, general manager, of Harbour View

Mexico beat Jamaica 3-1 in the final at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia last night to win the Gold Cup for a seventh time.