Jamaica has named a stronger 23-man squad for in the present day’s World Cup qualifier in opposition to Panama on the Nationwide Stadium in Kingston. The match time is 5:00 pm (6:00 pm ECT).
The squad contains West Ham striker Michail Antonio, Ravel Morrison and Bobby Reid, who didn’t play within the Reggae Boyz match in opposition to Mexico on Thursday night time. Jamaica misplaced the match 2-1 on a Ninetieth-minute purpose from Henry Martin. Alexis Vega had put Mexico forward within the fiftieth minute earlier than Shamar Nicholson’s Sixty fifth-minute strike pulled Jamaica stage.
Jamaica was the one crew to have misplaced within the opening spherical of the CONCACAF qualifiers and are on the backside of the desk. It makes in the present day’s match in opposition to Panama, an important one.
The complete squad includes Andre Blake, Wesley Harding, Ethan Pinnock, Ravel Morrison, Alvas Powell, Liam Moore, Kemar Roofe, Oniel Fisher, Cory Burke, Bobby Reid, Shamar Nicholson, Junior Flemmings, Dillon Barnes, Javain Brown, Blair Turgott, Daniel Johnson, Michail Antonio, Lamar Walker, Adrian, Mariappa, Kemar Lawrence, Tyreek Magee, Devon Williams and Dennis Taylor.
In the meantime, the JFF stated it’s happy on the onset of the native element of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with the primary house recreation in opposition to Panama on the ‘Workplace’ in the present day.
The governing physique stated the gamers will miss profoundly the followers and the constructive vibes that they’re accustomed to at World Cup Qualifiers within the stadium however expressed confidence that the crew will carry out as much as expectations.
“The technical employees of the JFF has assembled a really skilled skilled group of gamers who’re dedicated to an entertaining show of soccer,” the JFF stated in a press release.
“The group is comprised of gamers who’ve over current years ensured that Jamaica has maintained a top-50 place in worldwide soccer, preserve its main function within the Caribbean and a steady respectful place in Concacaf. It now contains some gamers who will make their debut for the nation as in addition they wish to assist Jamaica obtain the final word purpose of qualification to a different senior males’s World Cup.
“The JFF has additionally labored assiduously with all related state authorities and governing soccer our bodies to get the total approval for the internet hosting of the sport and desires to thank all for making this occur. We urge Jamaicans to extend their observance of the established protocols to combat the Covid -19 pandemic in order that we can’t solely host our subsequent recreation on October 10 however all remaining six house video games.”