Apparel manufacturer Umbro has entered into sponsorship deals with several members of Jamaican National Senior Football team are to be engaged in promoting the new home and away kits that were unveiled at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on Thursday night.

Since the end of Jamaica’s failed bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, overseas-based players have not been used by national coach Theodore Whitmore, but that all looks set to change with the announcement of a 23-man squad for the start of the CONCACAF Nations League. 

If the word of Jamaica Football Federation General Secretary, Dalton Wint, is to be believed, former Reggae Boy and Bolton Wanderers mainstay, Ricardo Gardner, will continue to coach the national under-20 unit. 

Jamaica got their two-match tour of the Caribbean off to a rollicking start on Friday night with a 5-1 drubbing of Grenada at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium.

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore has selected a 20-man squad of locally based players who will leave the island on Tuesday, August 14, for two international friendlies against Grenada and Barbados on August 17 and 21 respectively.

Kemar Lawrence scored in the fourth minute and the New York Red Bulls made it stand in a 1-0 victory over defending MLS champion Toronto FC on Sunday. 

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