Jamaica names 23-man Reggae Boyz squad for 2021 Gold Cup

By July 01, 2021

A fully fit Leon Bailey has been included in Jamaica’s 23-man squad named today for the 2021 Gold Cup competition in the United States.

Bailey, who suffered a broken toe that prematurely ended his Bundesliga season, strengthens the squad that also sees the return of goalkeeper Andre Blake and defender Kemar Lawrence.

The full squad is Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union), Dennis Taylor (Humble Lion), Dillon Barnes (Queens Park Rangers), Damion Lowe (Al Ittihad Alexandria Club), Lamar Walker (Miami FC), Adrian Mariappa (Bristol City), Liam Moore (Reading FC), Oniel Fisher (LA Galaxy), Alvas Powell (Philadelphia Union), Kemar Lawrence (Toronto FC), Amarii Bell (Luton FC), Michael Hector (Fulham FC), Daniel Johnson (Preston North End), Devon Williams (Miami FC), Blair Turgott (Ostersunds), Leon Bailey (Bayern Leverkusen), Junior Flemmings (Birmingham Legion), Bobby Reid (Fulham FC), Tyreek MaGee (Eupen), Cory Burke (Philadelphia Union), Shamar Nicholson (Charleroi) Javon East Santos (de Guapiles), and Ravel Morrison.

Most members of the squad will assemble in Orlando today with others expected to join by Friday, July 2.

The squad will have a full support staff including assistant coaches Paul Hall and Merron Gordon, who is replacing former assistant coach Jerome Waite, who has been reassigned.

The two assistant coaches have been named among members of the support staff that will also include additional equipment personnel, an additional physical trainer and masseuse as well as a performance video analyst, the JFF said.

Jamaica opens its Gold Cup campaign on July 12 against Suriname at the Exploria Stadium in Orlando. The Reggae Boyz take on Costa Rica on July 20.

 

 

 

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