Jamaica’s historical WWC qualification earns Outstanding Award
Jamaica’s qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has earned Concacaf’s Most Outstanding Award for 2018.

The Jamaican Women’s National Team finished third at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship to clinch a spot at France 2019.

It could not have come in more dramatic circumstances.

Facing Panama in the Third-Place Match, the Reggae Girls went toe-to-toe with the Canaleras and after 90 minutes was licked in a 1-1 draw.

The two sides would then exchange goals in extra time, meaning Concacaf’s third and final automatic berth for France 2019 would be decided in a penalty shootout.

From the spot, Jamaica stood tall and emerged with a 4-2 victory.

Not only was this Jamaica’s first ever Women’s World Cup qualification, but also the first time that a Caribbean nation has reached a FIFA Women’s World Cup.

For that reason, Jamaica’s landmark achievement is fully deserving of the 2018 Concacaf Most Outstanding Award.