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25-man Reggae Boyz squad for match against Panama chosen

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2013 | 9:35 PM

Jamaica's national senior men's football coach, Winfried 'Winnie' Schafer has chosen 25 players who will travel to Panama tomorrow morning to represent Jamaica in the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifier match against Panama this Friday.

Schafer, was appointed last July following the resignation of Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore after four consecutive losses in this hexagonal stage.

Twenty-seven players vied for a spot on the team and 25 were chosen after a practice session earlier tonight at the Stadium East grounds.

Jermaine 'Tuffy' Anderson, who won the leading goalscorer award in the local Red Stripe Premier League in back-to-back seasons, but was ignored by Whitmore, has been chosen for the team.

Coming back into the squad are Marlon King, Chris Humphrey and Luton Shelton, who were dropped by Whitmotre for various reasons.

Wes Morgan, captain of English Championship team Leicester City and Shaun Cummings of Reading are the only newcomers in the Reggae Boyz squad.

Cut from the squad are: Adrian Reid, Wolry Wolfe, and Dwayne Miller who is injured and has been replaced by Richard McCallum.

The match should kick off at 9 p.m. inside the Rommel Fernandez Stadium.

See full Reggae Boyz squad for match against Panama

Adrian Mariappa

Donovan Ricketts

Gariece McPherson

Wes Morgan

Lloyd Doyley

Daniel Gordon

Alvas Powell

Shaun Cummings

Jermaine Taylor

Rudolph Austin

Marvin Elliott

Jermaine Johnson

Theo Robinson

Joel McAnuf

Garath McCleary

Luton Shelton

Jermaine Beckford

Darren Mattocks

Ryan Johnson

Chris Humphrey

Marlon King

O'Brian Woodbine

Kemar Lawrence

Jermaine Anderson

Richard McCallum


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