The Jamaica National men football team tackled Caribbean opponents Antigua and Barbuda moments in their first match of the 2019-2020 CONCACAF Nation’s League. The match was played at the Montego Bay Sports Complex and the kick off time was 7pm local time.
Jamaica open the scoring after just 8 minutes after Captian Goalkeeper Andre Blake kick the ball upfield, the ball was headed on by Leon bailey to Shamar Nicholson who makes a wonderful first touch and second before place the ball behind the goalkeeper.
Bobby Reid scored for Jamaica next after putting away another chance which was created by Bailey.
Bailey had a clear chance at goal in the 30add minute but put the ball over the crossbar. Nicholson scored his second in the 50th minute after heading in a cross from Powell.
Brown Scored in the 67 minute, just minutes after going on the field. Leon Bailey Finally Scored His first goal in the Jamaica Shirt, scoring in the 77th minute of the match. Peter Vassel who plays for L.A. FC in the USA scored the Reggae Boyz 6th goal in the 80th minute.
Antigua got there best sight on goal in the 69th miunute after a mix-up in the box however the ball was booted to safety by the Jamaicans.
This means that Jamaica sits on top of Group B on goal difference and are on track to make it to group A.
See Jamaica Reggae Boyz Current squad for the match below!
The Reggae Boyz are currently ranked at 54th in the world.
|Current||52 (July 2019)|
|Highest||27 (August 1998)|
|Lowest||116 (October 2008)|