Photo: The Reggae Boyz (CONCACAF.COM)
Jamaica will face Nicaragua in their third round - 2018 World Cup qualifiers beginning at the end of August.
The Reggae Boyz joins the qualification at this stage in a two way play-off in a bid to advance to the fourth round.
The six third-round winners qualify for the fourth round along with the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago who receive a bye. This consists of three groups of four and the top two qualify for the fifth round.
The fifth round is played as a six-team competition called the “HEX”. The top three qualify for the World Cup and the fourth goes into an inter-continental play-off with the fifth-placed team from Asia.
Third round (two-legged ties, played from August 31-September 8):
Curacao v El Salvador
Canada v Belize
Grenada v Haiti
Jamaica v Nicaragua
St Vincent and the Grenadines v Aruba
Antigua and Barbuda v Guatemala
Fourth round (group stage):
Mexico, Honduras, Curacao/El Salvador, Canada/Belize
Costa Rica, Panama, Grenada/Haiti, Jamaica/Nicaragua
United States, Trinidad and Tobago, St Vincent and the Grenadines/Aruba, Antigua and Barbuda/Guatemala.
Some contents from this article are taken from skysports.com