Jamaica’s Under 17 Reggae Boys to tackle Trinidad and Tobago in a two match series

Jamaica’s  National  Under  17  footballers  will  face  Trinidad  and  Tobago  in  a  two  match  series  starting  this  weekend   ahead  of  their  participation  in  the   2023 Concacaf under  17 Championship in  Guatemala.

The young Jamaicans, led by head coach Merron Gordon, will  face the Trinidadian in  the  first  game on before the teams square off for the second and final time in the contest  to  be  played  next  Tuesday.

Both  teams  will  then  head  off   for the World Cup qualifying competition which  starts  on  February  11.

Jamaica  will  contest  group  ‘g’  alongside  Costa  Rica, Cuba  and  Guadeloupe,  while  Trinidad  will  play  in  group  F alongside Canada, USA and Barbados.

The top three teams in each group at the Concacaf championship will advance to the knockout stage, where  they  will  join  the four group winners from the 2022 qualifiers………Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico.

The four semi finalists  will qualify for the FIFA Under 17 World Cup in  Peru between November 10  and  December 2.

Meanwhile, in looking ahead coach Merron Gordon speaking earlier this month…..said he was very confident of their chances.


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