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Photo: Junior Flemmings in action for the Reggae Boyz 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamaica’s preparation for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar will get underway when the Reggae Boyz play The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in two International Friendly games next month.  

Both games will be played at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium in Riyadh on November 14 and 17. This is indeed the best way to kick-start preparation with the squad experiencing the identical regional conditions under which the World Cup will be played.

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Photo: Trinidad & Tobago national flag

 

 

 

 

 

Caribbean football powerhouse Trinidad and Tobago were today suspended by the world football governing body FIFA after they failed to withdraw court proceedings despite two clear chances to do so.

FIFA earlier today outlined the need for their course of action in media release posted on their website.

“The Bureau of the FIFA Council today suspended the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) with immediate effect due to grave violations of the FIFA Statutes.

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Photo: Former Reggae Boy Jermaine Johnson was shot and injured earlier today in Kingston, Jamaica. 

 

 

 

 

Former Reggae Boy and current Tivoli Gardens striker Jermaine “Teddy” Johnson was shot an injured some late this afternoon in the Tivoli Gardens community.

Johnson was among a group of three persons who were shot an injured in what was described as a drive by shooting.

All three persons were taken to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) where they were treated and are now said to be in stable condition.

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Photo: Paul Pogba has tested positive for Covid-19 (Getty Images) 

 

 

 

 

France manager Didier Deschamps has revealed that Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has tested positive for the coronavirus, Covid-19.

The 27-year-old will now have to self-isolate for 14 days and will miss France's Nations League game in Sweden on Saturday, September 5th and the home game against Croatia on Tuesday.

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Photo: Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire has been dropped from the England team by Gareth Southgate for their upcoming games in September.

 

 

 

 

 

England boss Gareth Southgate was forced to drop Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, after a guilty verdict came down in Greece today.

Southgate had kept Maguire as part of his plans after speaking with the United skipper, but was forced to drop him when Maguire was given a suspended sentence for aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated attempts at bribery.

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Photo: Neymar and Mbappe celebrate at PSG snatch a late winner against Atalanta in the quarterfinal of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. PSG won 2-1 to make their first semifnal in 25 years. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Paris St-Germain qualified for the Champions League semifinal for the first time in a quarter century with a dramatic come from behind 2-1 win over first time quarterfinalists Atalanta on Wednesday.

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Photo: Junior Flemmings in action for the Reggae Boyz in the 2019 Gold Cup. 

 

 

 

 

After just one month into the new season of the United Soccer League (USL) Championship, Junior Flemmings leads the goal scoring charts with seven goals from just six games.

The Jamaican international has hit the ground running this term and fired his team, Phoenix Rising FC, to the top of the league with an eye-catching performance last Saturday.

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Photo: Gabriel Jesus had a goal and an assist as Machester City dumped Real Madrid out of the EUFA Champions League 4-2 on aggregate yesterday. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Manchester City and Olympique Lyonnais bumped former champions and European heavyweights, Real Madrid and Juventus respectively out of the round of sixteen on the UEFA Champions League in contrasting fashion on Friday.

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Photo: Fifa president Gianni Infantino has become the centre of legal proceedings filed by Swiss prosecutors (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has become the centre of legal proceedings filed by Swiss prosecutors in relation to an alleged secret meeting the head of world football's governing body held with the Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber.

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Photo: Jamaica will begin their quest for the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 final round qualification in June 2021. They along with Mexico, USA, Costa Rica and Honduras are already through to the final qualification round. 

 

 

 

 

The new Concacaf World Cup qualification format was revealed by the regional body on Monday, even as it was announced that five teams have already qualified for the final stage which will begin in June 2021.