Gold Cup

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Photo: Members of the Reggae Boyz coaching staff look on during the first ever Concacaf Gold Cup match played by Jamaica at the National Stadium in Kingston last year. 

 

 

 

 

Concacaf has announced an exciting new format for the 2021 edition of the Concacaf Gold Cup, and the introduction of a first ever draw for the prestigious regional tournament.

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Photo: Owayne Gordon wll start in midfield for the Reggae Boyz against Canada in the Gold Cup quarter finals today.

 

 

 

 

Having survived the proverbial storm to reach the quarterfinal stages of the CONCACAF Gold Cup competition, Jamaica will take on Canada today in their first must win game of the tournament, at the University of Phoenix stadium starting at 6:30pm local time.

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CONCACAF Gold Cup Runner-Up Jamaica is the biggest movers in the August edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Up 21 places to 55th position, Jamaica is one of four countries that have played six games during the period under review.

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Photo: Giles Barnes celebrates scoring a goal for Jamaica during the CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, is among the list of persons heaping praises on the Reggae Boyz, after their historic achievements in the CONCACAF Gold Cup that concluded on Sunday, with Jamaica finishing second to eventual champions Mexico.

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Photo: JFF President Captain Horace Burrell

Outgoing FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, has hailed the historic achievements of the Reggae Boyz in the just concluded CONCACAF Gold Cup by sending a letter to JFF President Captain Horace Burrell, acknowledging the accomplishments of the team.

In a letter sent on Monday, the embattled FIFA President said, “I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to the Jamaican National Team on their second-place finish in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Photo: Mexico celebrate their 7th CONCACAF Gold Cup triumph after defeating Jamaica 3-1 in the finals last night in Philadelphia.

Mexico claimed their 7th hold on the CONCACAF Gold Cup (10th cumulative – CONCACAF Championships and CONCACAF Gold Cups) when they saw off first time finalists Jamaica 3-1 in a sold out Lincoln Financial Field Stadium on Sunday.

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Ruled out before the start of the tournament as possible winners, the rank outsiders Jamaica, will take on former champions Mexico, in the finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Lincoln Financial Field starting at 6:30pm local time.

Jamaica has already surpassed their best achievement in previous competitions, when they qualified for the final following their historic 2-1 win over the USA in the semi-finals on Wednesday. They will look to continue the Cinderella story but claiming the scalp of another CONCACAF giant in the already sold out stadium in Philadelphia.

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Photo: The sweet feeling of success: Giles Barnes celebrates with the Jamaican flag after Jamaica defeated defending champions the USA 2-1 in the semifinals of the Gold Cup on Wednesday night to advance to their first final in the competition where they will meet former champions Mexico.

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz put in a stellar performance in front of a sell out crowd and made history by dethroning the defending champions USA 2-1 in their CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final match at the Georgia Dome on Wednesday night.

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Reggae Boyz celebrate their historic win over the USA in the Gold Cup. (Photo courtesy of TEAM JAMAICA)

Jamaica qualified for their first ever CONCACAF Gold Cup final tonight when they defeated defending champions the USA 2-1 inside the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Heading into the games as huge underdogs, the Winfried Schafer coached team showed good composure early on before having to withstand a period of USA dominance midway the first half.

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Photo: Clint Dempsey of the USA and Rodolph Austin, captain of the Reggae Boyz may play key roles when the defending Gold Cup champions the USA take on Jamaica in the semifinals starting at 5:00pm.

Terence a famous philosopher once said "Fortune Favors The Brave" this is a quote coach of the Jamaican team, German Winfred Schaefer, must be repeating constantly in the ears of his players as they get set to take on tournament favourites, the USA, coached by another German, Jurgen Klinsmann.

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