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Whitmore plots the way forward

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Senior team head coach, Theodore Whitmore, has been discussing the way forward for the national football team with coaches from other national teams.

According to a release from the Jamaica Football Federation, Whitmore's meeting with the coaches was characterised by very frank and open discussions and he shared his plans for the senior team for upcoming friendly matches, the Caribbean Cup and the Gold Cup.




Coach Whitmore also highlighted objectives of the weekly training camps; the challenges being faced and his intention to continue giving what was termed a 'ray of hope' to the best of the local-based players.

Recommendations were put forward regarding an increased number of training days for players with the Red Stripe Premier League almost at an end; methods to improve the professionalism of the players; strengthening the relationship between the national technical staff and the premier league clubs and creating improved guidelines for scouts.

In attendance at the meeting were director of football, Vin Blaine; National Youth Coordinator Wendell Downswell; National Under-17 Coach Andrew Edwards; National Under-15 coach Aaron Lawrence and members of the technical, managerial and medical staff of the senior team.