Tag: Football


Why They Wear Number No. 10?

The adage numbers don’t lie certainly rings true when it comes to football. Over the years, some of the game’s best players have donned the number 10 jersey. However, players might wear the No. 10 for their club and a different number for their national team and vice versa. The number symbolizes character, strength, creativity, and courage, among other attributes. […]


Reggae Boyz Crashes Out Of Nations League

Jamaica and Mexico find themselves tied at 2-2 after 45 minutes of Concacaf Nations League football inside the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Jamaica opened the scoring through Bobby Reid in the 7th minute of play but were pegged back by Orbelin Pineda’s 17th-minute equalizer. The Reggae Boyz would regain their lead thanks to an Edson Alvarez own goal in […]


Reggae Boyz 23-Man Squad Named To Face Mexico

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Head Coach Heimir Hallgrimsson has named his 23-man squad set to face Mexico this Sunday. Seven players from the previous friendlies against Trinidad and Tobago were named among some notable returnees. Notable call-ups from the previous camp include Wolves’ Dexter Lembiksia, Dunbeholden’s Demario Phillips, and Mount Pleasant’s Trivante Stewart. Brentford’s Ethan Pinnock and Minnesota United’s Kemar Lawrence […]


“Bunny” Shaw Will Not Go Down Under

According to head coach Lorne Donaldson, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz’ captain Khadija “Bunny” Shaw has pulled out of Jamaica’s squad scheduled to travel to Australia for the FIFA Cup of Nations. The ace striker has been kicking up a storm for her club Manchester City, scoring goals at will in the league. She has cited personal reasons for her withdrawal from […]


FIFA Warns Tunisia It Faces Possible Ouster From World Cup 2022

FIFA has issued a warning to Tunisia over government involvement in the country’s football federation. Football’s world governing body FIFA has warned the Tunisian Football Federation (TFF) that their team’s participation at World Cup 2022 could be under threat if there is found to be government interference within the organization. Having qualified for their sixth World Cup, the North African […]


Former Reggae Girlz Coach Vin Blaine Exit His Coaching Gig

Former Reggae Girlz coach Vin Blaine has charged that the women’s national program is heavily beholden to an outside benefactor. The man who has kept the Reggae Girlz in the hunt for a berth in the upcoming World Cup was forced to say goodbye after just six months in charge of the national team.  His decision came against the backdrop […]


Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Get 3-Nil Drubbing

Peru thrashed Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz 3-0 in their friendly international in Lima on Thursday night. Luis Iberico in the 48th minute, Alex Valera in the 66th, and Yoshimar Yotun in the 82nd were the scorers for Peruvians who notched their fourth win over the Jamaicans, all in friendly internationals. Both teams were using the fixture to prepare for upcoming World […]


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly From The Euro 2021 Final

The final of Euro 2021 was built up by the sports media as a tremendous spectacle. The game pitted a young English Lions team against a sturdy and battle-tested Italian Gladiators. Playing at home under the arch of Wembley stadium, the English fans turned out to see their team bring the title home, having won their last title in 1966. […]


National Honor For Prolific Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw

Photo Credit: Rudranath Fraser Jamaica’s goal-scoring phenomenon, Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw, who has created history by becoming the first national female football player to be honored with a National Award, aspires towards achieving as much as she can for as long as is possible. At just age 23, the international footballer, who has already earned the unprecedented distinction of […]