Reggae Girlz Beat Mexico In Crucial World Cup Qualifier!

On Monday night, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz took a huge step closer to qualifying for back-to-back FIFA Women’s World Cups after beating host country Mexico 1-0 in their opening Group A fixture of the Concacaf Women’s Championship in Monterrey, Mexico.

The Concacaf Women’s Championship is the region’s final round of qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.

It also serves as a qualifier for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics.

Jamaica scored early courtesy of a sublimely placed header by Khadija Shaw in the eighth minute via a free-kick by Deneisha Blackwood.

  

Mexico came close to equalising in the 15th minute with a header from Diana Ordonez being denied by the goalpost.

Jamaica was awarded a penalty in the 35th minute following a VAR review, however Havana Solaun was unable to capitalise as her shot sailed over the crossbar. 

Jamaica will have a stern test in their next game as the Girlz will face the United States.

Remaining games:

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 – Estadio BBVA 
19:00 (18:00) Costa Rica vs Panama  
22:00 (21:00) Canada vs Trinidad and Tobago 

Thursday, July 7, 2022 – Estadio BBVA 
19:00 (18:00) Jamaica vs United States 
22:00 (21:00) Haiti vs Mexico 

  

Friday, July 8, 2022 – Estadio Universitario   
19:00 (18:00) Trinidad and Tobago vs Costa Rica  
22:00 (21:00) Panama vs Canada 

Monday, July 11, 2022  
19:00 (18:00) Canada vs Costa Rica – Estadio BBVA  
19:00 (18:00) Panama vs Trinidad and Tobago – Estadio Universitario 
22:00 (21:00) Jamaica vs Haiti – Estadio BBVA
22:00 (21:00) United States vs Mexico – Estadio Universitario   

Thursday, July 14, 2022 – Estadio Universitario 
19:00 (18:00) SF1: 1A vs 2B 
22:00 (21:00) SF2: 1B vs 2A 

Monday, July 18, 2022 – Estadio BBVA 
19:00 (18:00) 3rd: Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2 
22:00 (21:00) F: Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2

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