Ja­maica’s U-17s meet Canada’s U-17s to­day

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Ja­maica Col­lege’s Dono­van Dawkins (right) tries to get past Nick­ashe Mur­ray of Wolmer’s Boys’ dur­ing the ISSA-FLOW Man­ning Cup fi­nal at the Na­tional Sta­dium last night. Dawkins scored his school’s se­cond goal in a 2-1 win. JA­MAICA’S NA­TIONAL Un­der-17 squad will con­tinue prepa­ra­tions for their 12team CONCACAF Qual­i­fiers next April in Panama with warm-up games this week against Canada’s Un­der-17s in back-to back matches.

The Ja­maica Un­der-17s will first take on Canada to­day at Winch­ester park on North Street, Kingston. Start time is 3 p.m.

The se­cond en­counter will be on Tues­day at the Univer­sity of the West Indies Mona Bowl at 3 p.m.

A to­tal of 26 play­ers were called up for a Novem­ber 25-30 train­ing camp to face the Cana­di­ans.

Yes­ter­day, the Cana­di­ans had their first lo­cal train­ing ex­er­cise at the Ja­maica Foot­ball Fed­er­a­tion’s Tech­ni­cal Cen­tre.

The Cana­dian U-17 team has been ac­com­pa­nied by an eight-mem­ber coach­ing staff.

There is no en­trance fee for the pub­lic to at­tend both games.

JER­MAINE BARNABY/PHO­TOG­RA­PHER

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