MORE SPORTS IN BRIEF USA Under-17s arrive Sunday
The United States of America (USA) Under-17 football delegation is slated to arrive in the island on Sunday at 6:59 p.m. to play two practice games against Jamaica’s Under 17-team.
Matches will be played on Wednesday, November 2 at Stadium East and Sunday, November 6 at Winchester Park, St George’s College. Both matches are at 3 p.m. and entry is free of cost.
Since the start of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in 1985, the USA has qualified for every single Under-17 FIFA World Cup, except for the edition in 2013.
The first time Jamaica beat the USA at any level was at the Under-17 stage in 2007 at the National Stadium, where Jamaica won 3-2 in the 2007 CONCACAF Under-17 tournament. Both Jamaica and the USA are utilising these two matches as vital preparation for the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Qualifiers to be played next April in Panama.
The USA team will have their first training session on Monday, November 1 at 3 p.m. at the University of the West Indies playing field, Mona Bowl. They will stage four training sessions while in the island.