Kingston, Jamaica: Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) introduced its boys to the general public of Jamaica. Additionally, it also shared the achievements of the players, representing the nation at the international level.
Currently, the Football Federation shared the profile of eight (8) players, who are as follows:
1. Coniah Boyce-Clarke
The 20-year-old made his debut at the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup, coming on as a 2nd half-substitute against St Kitts and Nevis in a 5-0 win.
He is the youngest goalkeeper to play for Jamaica in the history of the Gold Cup.
2. Jahmali Waite
Waite made his senior debut for Jamaica in November 2022 vs. Cameroon in a friendly international.
He also made his Gold Cup debut for Jamaica in July in a 5-0 win over St Kitts and Nevis.
3. Andre Blake
Blake is the only player in the history of the MLS to win the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award 3 times.
He is also one of only 3 Jamaican footballers to be part of 5 Gold Cup Squads.
4. Adrian Mariappa
Since making his debut for Jamaica in 2012, he has gone on to make 72 appearances for Jamaica.
He has been part of 3 Gold Cup Squads and 2 Copa America Squads.
He also wore the armband in 2016 when Jamaica won the Caribe-SudAmerica Cup after a 2-1 win over Chile.
5. Ethan Pinnock
Ethan made his debut for Jamaica in March 2021 against the United States in a friendly international in Austria.
He continues to be one of the standout defenders in the English Premier League and remains a key asset to Brentford F.C.
6. Damion Lowe
Two (2) of Damion’s three (3) senior international goals for Jamaica have come against Honduras. The same opponent, Jamaica, will play on September 8.
Damion also scored Jamaica’s first goal of the 2023 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
7. Amari’i Bell
Amari’i Bell scored for Jamaica in our 1-0 win over Guatemala in the quarter-finals of the 2023 edition of the Gold Cup.
Bell was the first left-back to score for Jamaica at the Gold Cup since 2017 (Kemar “Taxi” Lawrence).
8. Dexter Lembikisa
The 19-year-old made his debut for Jamaica in March 2023 against Trinidad and Tobago.
In the Gold Cup, he also assisted a goal against the same opponent in a 4-1 victory.
Football enthusiasts and lovers praised and lauded these players for their outstanding contribution towards their game and the country.