JIS News

Tickets are sold out for the FIFA 2010 World Cup qualifier between Jamaica and Canada, set to take place on Wednesday, August 20, at the BMO Field in downtown Toronto, Canada.
The facility, with a capacity to accommodate 20,000 patrons, has been called Canada’s first soccer-specific stadium. The Jamaica/Canada match, to kick off at 7:30 p.m., will be the first World Cup qualifier at the BMO Field.
Members of the Reggae Boyz arrived in Canada on August 16, on an Air Jamaica flight from Kingston.
Jamaica’s Consul-General to Toronto, Anne-Marie Bonner, was on hand at Pearson International Airport to welcome the team, led by President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Burrell and Technical Director, Rene Simoes. Captain, Ricardo Gardner, is expected to arrive in Toronto later today (August 17).
Members of the team had their first workout session just hours after arriving yesterday.
Jamaica faces Canada, Honduras and Mexico in the World Cup qualifiers. Jamaica and Canada will meet again on November 19 in Jamaica.