Jamaica Under-15 girls to depart Saturday for Concacaf Developmental Championship in Florida

By Sports Desk July 29, 2022

The final 18-member squad to represent Jamaica at the Concacaf U15 Girls’ Championship, a developmental tournament, has been selected by coach Tashana Vincent and her staff.

The Championship starts on Sunday and ends on August 7 in Tampa, Florida.

There will be 19 Concacaf Member Associations and one invited nation, Wales, at the Hillsborough County Tournament Sportsplex in Tampa, Florida, playing a total of 44 matches among teams split into two leagues.

Two groups will make up League A, with Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Wales slotted in Group A, while the United States, Canada, Jamaica and Puerto Rico will feature in Group B.

Jamaica will play Canada on Monday at 9:00am and then tackle the USA on Tuesday at the same time. They have a day’s rest on Wednesday and then return to face Puerto Rico at 11:00am on Thursday.

The remaining 12 teams will occupy League B, beginning with Bermuda, Belize, Anguilla and Martinique in Group C.

Honduras, Bahamas, US Virgin Islands and Aruba will form Group D, while Nicaragua, Guyana, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands will compete in Group E.

A round robin group stage will take place July 31-August 3, followed by a single elimination knockout round. In League A, the group winners and second-place finishers will advance to the semi-finals, while in League B will see the three group winners and the best second place finisher advancing to a semi-final stage.

The teams that do not advance to the knockout round will be slotted into an additional match to determine final placement. The tournament’s format ensures that every team will have a minimum of four matches played.

The reigning champions of the Concacaf U15 Girls’ Championship is the United States, who claimed their second crown in the 2018 Final with a 3-0 win over Mexico.

Full Squad

  1. Sanjane Anderson
  2. Phoenix White
  3. Ricquanna Richards
  4. Shauntai Pryce
  5. Destiny Powell
  6. Italya Robinson
  7. Shanae Ashley
  8. Maya Raghunandanan
  9. Tavia Gayle
  10. Elizabeth Miller
  11. Olivia Ashbourne
  12. Aaliyah Allen
  13. Schenell Goodhall
  14. Sian Kellier
  15. Devonae Lewis
  16. Dejaunae Lewis
  17. Cassandra Smith
  18. Bella Drummond

 

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