• Sunday Dec 02, 2007

    Jamaica advance to CONCACAF Final Round

    Jamaica advanced to the final round of 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification after eliminating the host, Cuba in the Caribbean Second Round on an aggregate score of 3:0 in Havana.

    After winning the first match 1:0 at the Estadio Pedro Marrero on Thursday, Jamaica completed the two-game sweep of Cuba with a 2:0 triumph in the second-leg at the same venue on Saturday.

    The Reggae Girlz have outscored their Caribbean opponents 27-0 and have not conceded a goal in 450 minutes of CONCACAF qualification.

    Jamaica now join Trinidad & Tobago as the Caribbean qualifiers to the six-team 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification Final Round in Chihuahua, Mexico.

    The CONCACAF Tournament, which will run from 2-13 April, include the defending champion, USA along with North Zone representatives Canada and Mexico, along with Central American qualifier Costa Rica.

    2008 CONCACAF WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION
    Caribbean Qualification - Second Round

    Series 2
    01.12.2007: La Habana, CUBA; Estadio Pedro Marrero
    JAMAICA - CUBA 2:0 (1:0)
    Kenesha REID 30'; Christina MURRAY 86'
    JAM: Nikeisha Thomas - Alicia James, Christina Chang (72: Ieasha Mowatt), Janice Rennalls, Jennifer Williams, Jodi-Ann McGregor, Kenesha Reid, Marcilee McBean, Monique Price (70: Christina Murray), Tanesia Vassell-C, Venicia Reid. (62: Nadola Chase). Booked: Reid 35'
    TD: Charles EDWARDS
    CUB: Kirenia Cabrera (44: Katherine Montesino) - Yuthila Rodriguez, Maretsi Merladet, Yunelsi Baez, Yaihara Aguilar, Yudisleivi Hernandez, Yohania Larrinaga-C, Yoanna Valdes, Yisel Rodriguez, Yezenia Martinez, Yumilsi Mena. Booked: none
    TD: Rufino SOTOLONGO
    R: Dianne FERREIRA-JAMES (GUY)
    Jamaica win 3:0 on aggregate

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