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UPDATE: Reggae Boyz face 4-0 deficit

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 1:17 PMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer
Reggae Boyz coach Paul Hall
Reggae Boyz coach Paul Hall

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are trailing Catalonia 4-0 at half time in their friendly match at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Gerard Deulofeu scored a hatrick for the Catalonians in the fourth, 29th and 45th minutes to lead them to a comfortable half-time score. Marc Bartra added a goal in the 34th minute of play.

The game is coach Paul Hall’s first game in charge since the conclusion of the Reggae Boyz unsuccessful 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign and it will be the first of two friendlies that he will oversee as head coach.

The majority of the squad consists of young players, some of whom are making their return to the national team set-up after prolonged absences, such as Tyreek McGee and Kaheem Paris.

Also in the Reggae Boyz squad is Arsenal’s Omari Hutchinson, who has not yet declared his international future.

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