National Senior team begins training for CONCACAF Nations League

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

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JAMAICA'S national senior team coach Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore has called up 21 players to a four-day training camp to be held from yesterday through to Thursday.

The camp will be held at the University of the West Indies (UWI)/Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence.

The Jamaicans are making preparation to play their first game against the Cayman Islands on September 9, 2018, in Jamaica, and coach Whitmore expressed the need to bring players together, especially as the Red Stripe Professional League (RSPL) season has ended, and there was need to see the condition of players and establish training regimes with all the players.

“Gone are the days that being out of season means being out of shape,” stated Whitmore.

“We need to strengthen the framework for players to know the significance of what is ahead for the national team [because] we are entering an extremely competitive and serious period for our football.”

The CONCACAF Nations League Qualifying Phase consists of 34 nations and will take place during the FIFA Match windows of September, October and November 2018, and March 2019.

The players selected for the four-day training camp are Ricardo Morris, Maalique Foster, and Jovan East from Portmore United Football Club; Damion Hyatt, Fabian Reid, and Marvin Morgan of Arnett Gardens Football Club; Javain Brown and Peter Vassell of Harbour View; Tevin Shaw of Tivoli Gardens Football Club; Amal Knight and Fabion McCarthy of The UWI Football Clubs; Jaedine White, Clifton Woodbine, Kaheem Paris, Chevone Marsh, and Alex Marshall from Cavalier Soccer Club; Shawn Lawes, Ricardo Thomas, and Cardel Benbow from Waterhouse Football Club; Ladale Richie from Montego Bay United Football Club; and Jamiel Hardware from Boys' Town Football Club.

Training will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

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