Thursday 15 November, 2018

Reggae Boyz whip Grenada 5-1 in international friendly

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz defeated Grenada 5-1 in an international friendly game at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium in Grenada on Friday night.

Midfielder Peter-Lee Vassell scored two times for the Reggae Boyz. Vassell found the back of the net in the 20th and 48th minutes to put the Reggae Boyz 3-0 up after debutant Daniel Green had opened the scoring in the 12th minute.

Rickel Charles reduced to deficit for Grenada in the 56th minute to make the score 3-1. An own goal in the 59th minute from Leon St John restored Jamaica's three-goal advantage, while Chevone Marsh made it 5-1 in the 71st minute.

The Reggae Boyz are also scheduled to face Barbados in another friendly international next Monday in preparation for the Concacaf Nations League, which is set to kick off on September 9 against Cayman Islands at the National Stadium in Kingston.