Xavier  Gilbert  remains  at  the  helm  of    National  senior Reggae  Girls programme

Coach  Xavier  Gilbert  will  remain  at  the  helm  of  the  national  senior  Reggae  girls team  for  the  rest  of  the  Concacaf  Women’s Gold  Cup  qualifiers  which  ends  on  December 3.

The appointment which was  unveiled  this  morning  by  the  Jamaica  football  federation  will  see   the former  national  under  17  team  coach   supervising  the  team  for  the  return  leg  qualifier  against  panama on  November  29  at  the  National  Stadium  and  against  Guatemala   in  Guatemala  on  December  3.

Gilbert was appointed as interim head coach after the JFF opted against renewing the contract of world cup coach Lorne Donaldson at the end of september.

He was  then  charged with guiding the hastily assembled reggae girls for the first two matches in the Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup qualifying competition, from which the girl got a point in the two all draw against Guatemala.

He  is  expected  to  have  a  training  camp  in  Jamaica  with  the  girls  ahead  of  the  assignment  against  Panama  at  the  National  Stadium  and  is  also  expected  to  invite  more  players  to  add  to  the  pool  which  faced  Panama  and  Guatemala.

In the meantime, the  reggae  girls  are  at  the  foot  of  the  three  team  table  with  one  point  from  two  matches…………..Panama lead  the  group  with  six  points  from  three  matches,  with  Guatemala  second  on  4  from  three  matches.


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