Come Sunday at 5:00 am local time, the Reggae Girlz will be looking to secure their first points at the Women’s World Cup when they tackle one of the competition’s favourites, France, if the Jamaican team has any hopes of moving on to the knock-out stages, they need at least a point in their Group F opener.
The Reggae Girlz was drawn in a group that can be considered as a group of death for the Jamaicans with the likes of Brazil, France and Panama.
Following their historic qualification for their first-ever appearance at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, the Reggae Girlz exited in the group stage, failing to pick up a single point.
However, after their back-to-back qualification to another World Cup, the Reggae Girlz will be looking to improve. The match against the last host of the showpiece event is scheduled for the Allianz Stadium in Australia.
Jamaica’s team consist of many experienced players who played in the last World Cup, as well as some new faces captained by their superstar striker Khadijah Bunny Shaw.
The full squad list includes, Kayla McKenna, Kalyssa Van-Zantan, Cheyna Matthews, Kameron Simmonds, Paige Bailey-Gayle, Jody Brown, Khadija Bunny Shaw, Trudi Carter, Solai Washington, Atlanta Primus, Drew Spence, Havana Solaun, Peyton McNamara, Sashana Campbell, Deneisha Blackwood, Tiffany Cameron, Tiernny Wiltshire, Vyan Sampson, Konya Plummer, Chantelle Swaby, Allyson Swaby, Liya Brooks, Sydney Schneider and Rebecca Spencer.