Mireya-Grey strike hands Reggae Girlz seventh place at Pan Am Games

By August 06, 2019

Mireya Gray’s 26th-minute strike handed Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz their first win of the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru on Tuesday.

Gray, a last-minute call up at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France in July, scored Jamaica’s second goal of the tournament and with it, seventh place in the competition.

The Caribbean side finished bottom of their group with having lost a 3-1 loss to Group A winners Paraguay and consecutive 2-0 losses to Colombia and Mexico.

Peru, meanwhile, who finished eighth, were at the bottom of Group B with a single point from their 1-1 draw with Panama.

Costa Rica topped the group and will playoff against Argentina for a spot in the final where, if successful, they will face the winner of the semi-final clash between Costa Rica and Colombia.

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