KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — The Jamaica Reggae Boyz, still buzzing from the 0-0 draw away to Mexico in the last fixture will go for a win over Panama in their CONCACAF World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium in Kingston tonight.
Panama also picked up a point in their last game and victory for either side would see them moving to the top of the table standings in what is shaping up to be a very difficult CONCACAF final round World Cup group.
Experienced goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, who was superb against Mexico will be called on again tonight to help Jamaica secure a win.
The following are the starting teams for the game, which serves as a Qualifier for the FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil.
Jermaine Beckford, Luton Shelton, Garath McCleary and Jobi McAnuff are all among the starters for Jamaica. Ryan Johnson, who missed several chances against Mexico is on the bench this time, alongside Dane Richards and Jermaine Hue.
Rolando Escobar, Luis Henriquez, Felipe Baloy and Luis Tejada are in the starting team for Panama.
Jamaica v Panama
Jamaica: Ricketts, Nosworthy, Mariappa, Taylor, Austin, Elliott, Phillips, Beckford, Shelton, McAnuff, McCleary
Subs: Miller, Doyley, Powell, Jermaine Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Richards, Robinson, Watson, Daley, Hue, Lewis, Kerr
Panama: Mejia, Baloy, Torres, Henriquez, Parrish, Gomez, Sanchez, Escobar, Cooper, Blas Perez, Tejeda
Subs: Melgar, Carlos Rodriguez, Cummings, Aguilar, Barahona, Cedeno, Juan Perez, Rojas, Jimenez, Quintero, Godoy, Alex Rodriguez
Referee: Hector Rodriguez (Honduras)