Jamaica national under-20 football team

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Jamaica Under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Reggae Boyz
AssociationJamaica Football Federation
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Sub-confederationCFU (Caribbean)
Head coachMarcell Gayle
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2001)
Best resultGroup stage

The Jamaica national under-20 football team is the national under-20 football team representing Jamaica and is controlled by the Jamaica Football Federation. The team qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2001, and was second placed in the Pan American Games in 2007. It has also taken part in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship and the CFU U-20 Tournament.

Qualification history[edit]

  • 1999:
  • 2001: Qualified for 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship
  • 2003: Eliminated in CFU qualifying
  • 2005: Eliminated 4th in Group B in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2007: Eliminated 4th in Group 1 in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2009: Eliminated 3rd in Group B in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2011: Eliminated 3rd in Group A in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2013: Eliminated in quarterfinals in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2015: Eliminated 4th in Group A in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2017: Eliminated in CFU First round
  • 2018: Eliminated 2nd in Group B in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2020: Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • 2022: Eliminated in quarterfinals in CONCACAF Final round
  • 2024: In Progress - commences February 2024

Honors[edit]

Upcoming schedule[edit]

28 February 2024 (2024-02-28) Bermuda  v  Jamaica Saint Kitts and Nevis
17:00
26 February 2024 (2024-02-26) Jamaica  v  Grenada Saint Kitts and Nevis
17:00
24 February 2024 (2024-02-24) Martinique  v  Jamaica Saint Kitts and Nevis
17:00
1 February 2024 (2024-02-01) Trinidad and Tobago  1 - 3  Jamaica Larry Gomes Stadium, Port of Spain
16:00
25 January 2024 (2024-01-25) [2] Trinidad and Tobago  3 - 2 [3]  Jamaica University of Trinidad and Tobago, O'Meara Campus, Port of Spain
16:00
26 June 2022 (2022-06-26) Haiti  1 - 2  Jamaica Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula
16:00
  • Jeudy 50'
Report
22 June 2022 (2022-06-22) Jamaica  2 - 0  Antigua and Barbuda Estadio Morazán, San Pedro Sula
17:00
20 June 2022 (2022-06-20) Jamaica  0 - 5  Honduras Estadio Morazán, San Pedro Sula
21:30
18 June 2022 (2022-06-18) Costa Rica  1 - 1  Jamaica Estadio Morazán, San Pedro Sula
18:00 Report
Referee: Iván Barton (El Salvador)

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

  • The following players were called up for the 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.[4]
  • Match dates: 18 June – 3 July 2022
  • Caps and goals correct as of: 26 June 2022, after match against  Haiti
  • Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the senior team.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Coniah Boyce-Clarke (2003-03-01) 1 March 2003 (age 20) 4 0 England Reading
13 1GK Ricardo Watson (2003-07-09) 9 July 2003 (age 20) 0 0 Unknown

2 2DF Dexter Lembikisa (2003-11-04) 4 November 2003 (age 20) 0 0 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
3 2DF Romain Blake (2005-07-14) 14 July 2005 (age 18) 4 0 Jamaica Waterhouse
4 2DF Luke Badley-Morgan (2003-10-22) 22 October 2003 (age 20) 4 0 England Chelsea
5 2DF Jadon Anderson (2003-11-20) 20 November 2003 (age 20) 2 0 Unknown
6 2DF Tarick Ximines (2004-10-07) 7 October 2004 (age 19) 3 1 Jamaica Harbour View
12 2DF Luis Watson (2003-03-04) 4 March 2003 (age 20) 3 0 Jamaica Santos
14 2DF Lamonth Rochester (2003-06-10) 10 June 2003 (age 20) 3 0 Jamaica Cavalier

8 3MF Christopher Pearson (2003-01-21) 21 January 2003 (age 21) 4 0 Jamaica Cavalier
10 3MF Duncan McKenzie (2003-12-10) 10 December 2003 (age 20) 4 0 Jamaica Real Mona
11 3MF Jemone Barclay (2003-06-09) 9 June 2003 (age 20) 3 0 Jamaica Portmore United
15 3MF Kobi Thomas (2005-12-16) 16 December 2005 (age 18) 4 0 United States Inter Miami
17 3MF Malachi Douglas (2004-10-08) 8 October 2004 (age 19) 1 0 Jamaica Chapleton Maroons FC
18 3MF Alexander Bicknell (2005-02-14) 14 February 2005 (age 19) 3 0 Germany Fortuna Köln
20 3MF Chad James (2004-09-01) 1 September 2004 (age 19) 4 0 Unknown

7 4FW Devonte Campbell (2003-10-25) 25 October 2003 (age 20) 4 0 Jamaica Mount Pleasant
9 4FW Jahmari Clarke (2003-10-02) 2 October 2003 (age 20) 4 3 England Reading
16 4FW Tyler Roberts (2003-12-22) 22 December 2003 (age 20) 4 0 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
19 4FW Zion Scarlett (2004-05-05) 5 May 2004 (age 19) 4 1 United States Columbus Crew

Technical staff[edit]

Previous results[edit]

The following is a list of matches played in the last 3 U-20 cycles as well as any games scheduled to take place in the future.

17 December 2014 (2014-12-17) Paraguay  3–1  Jamaica Venezuela
15:00
19 December 2014 (2014-12-19) Peru  5–1  Jamaica Venezuela
15:00
21 December 2014 (2014-12-21) Venezuela  4–0  Jamaica Venezuela
15:00
3 January 2015 (2015-01-03) Jamaica  2–1  Cuba Kingston, Jamaica
17:00
5 January 2015 (2015-01-05) Jamaica  1–1  Cuba Kingston, Jamaica
20:00
9 January 2015 (2015-01-09) Jamaica  2–2  Trinidad and Tobago Independence Park, Kingston
20:00 Report
11 January 2015 (2015-01-11) Jamaica  0–1  Guatemala Independence Park, Kingston
20:00 Report
14 January 2015 (2015-01-14) Jamaica  0–2  Panama Independence Park, Kingston
20:00 Report
18 January 2015 (2015-01-18) Jamaica  0–2  United States Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay
20:00 Report
21 January 2015 (2015-01-21) Jamaica  0–0  Aruba Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay
20:00 Report
15 June 2016 (2016-06-15) Jamaica  2–1  Dominica Dominican Republic
19 June 2016 (2016-06-19) Dominican Republic  1–2  Jamaica Dominican Republic
2 November 2018 (2018-11-02) Jamaica  1–0  Grenada IMG Soccer Stadium, Bradenton
19:30
Report
4 November 2018 (2018-11-04) Nicaragua  0–3  Jamaica IMG Soccer Complex Field #2, Bradenton
12:45 Report
6 November 2018 (2018-11-06) Mexico  2–2  Jamaica IMG Academy Stadium, Bradenton
19:30 Report
8 November 2018 (2018-11-08) Jamaica  7–1  Aruba IMG Academy Stadium, Bradenton
19:45 Report
10 November 2018 (2018-11-10) Saint Martin  0–11  Jamaica IMG Soccer Complex Field #2, Bradenton
15:00 Report

Previous U20 players and staff[edit]

2018 CONCACAF final round squad[edit]

Squad named for final round.[5]

Stats as of November 4, 2018 following match versus Nicaragua u20s.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jeadine White (2000-07-07) 7 July 2000 (age 23) 2 0 Jamaica Cavalier F.C.
2 2DF Kimani Gibbons (2000-05-29) 29 May 2000 (age 23) 1 0 Jamaica Portmore United F.C.
3 2DF Trey Bennett (1999-08-22) 22 August 1999 (age 24) 1 0 Jamaica UWI F.C.
4 3MF Jeremy Verley (2000-08-09) 9 August 2000 (age 23) 1 0
5 2DF Jamoi Topey (2000-01-13) 13 January 2000 (age 24) 2 2 United States Charleston Battery
6 2DF Damani Osei (2000-10-21) 21 October 2000 (age 23) 2 0 United States Santa Clara Broncos
7 3MF Kaheem Parris (2000-01-06) 6 January 2000 (age 24) 0 0 Slovenia Koper
8 4FW Leonardo Fogarthy (1999-03-07) 7 March 1999 (age 24) 2 0 Jamaica Montego Bay United F.C.
9 4FW Nicque Daley (2000-10-19) 19 October 2000 (age 23) 2 1 Jamaica Cavalier F.C.
10 3MF Tyreek Magee (1999-08-27) 27 August 1999 (age 24) 2 0 Belgium Eupen
11 3MF Tevin Rochester (1999-02-06) 6 February 1999 (age 25) 1 1 Jamaica Cavalier
12 2DF Maliek Howell (1999-01-27) 27 January 1999 (age 25) 2 0
13 1GK Tajay Griffiths (2000-04-18) 18 April 2000 (age 23) 0 0 Jamaica Harbour View F.C.
14 2DF Javain Brown (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 24) 2 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps
15 3MF Nathan Thomas (1999-11-11) 11 November 1999 (age 24) 2 0 Jamaica Tivoli Gardens F.C.
16 2DF Casseam Priestley (2000-12-02) 2 December 2000 (age 23) 1 0 Jamaica Harbour View F.C.
17 3MF Shandel Senior (1999-02-28) 28 February 1999 (age 24) 2 0 Jamaica Fraziers Whip
18 3MF Ricardo Mcintosh (2000-11-16) 16 November 2000 (age 23) 2 0 Jamaica Portmore United F.C.
19 3MF Leonardo Jibbison (1999-01-14) 14 January 1999 (age 25) 1 0 Jamaica Humble Lions F.C.
20 1GK St Michael Edwards (1999-01-06) 6 January 1999 (age 25) 0 0 Jamaica Cavalier F.C.

2016 player pool[edit]

These are the players called in training camp for the 2016 CFU First round, caps updated on January 1, 2016.[6][7]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK George Brown 0 0 Jamaica Waterhouse F.C.
2DF Jahwahni Hinds 0 0 Jamaica Calabar
2DF Donovan Dawkins 0 0 Jamaica Jamaica College
3MF John Luca Levee (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 26) 4 0 United States GPS Elite
3MF Siegel Knight 0 0 Jamaica Clarendon College
3MF Kevon Lambert 0 0 Jamaica Glenmuir
3MF Peter-Lee Vassell 0 0 United States Indy Eleven
3MF Joseph DeZart II 0 0 United States Philadelphia Union
4FW Jourdaine Fletcher 0 0 Jamaica Cornwall College
4FW Deshane Beckford 0 0 Jamaica Montego Bay United F.C.
4FW Nathaniel Adamolekun (1998-08-28) 28 August 1998 (age 25) 0 0 United States Orlando City Academy
4FW Rodave Murray 0 0 Jamaica Waterhouse F.C.
4FW Shamar Nicholson (1997-03-16) 16 March 1997 (age 26) 3 0 Belgium Charleroi

2015 CONCACAF U20 final squad[edit]

This is the list for the 2015 CONCACAF U20 Championships, caps updated on January 11, 2014.[8]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Nicholas Nelson (1996-09-04) 4 September 1996 (age 27) 3 0 United States Georgia United
1GK Dane Chambers (1995-06-16) 16 June 1995 (age 28) 3 0 Jamaica Harbour View F.C.
2DF Malcolm Stewart (1996-04-14) 14 April 1996 (age 27) 4 0 United States UNC Charlotte
2DF Javaun Waugh (1995-11-16) 16 November 1995 (age 28) 6 0 Jamaica Portmore United
2DF Shaquille Dyer (1995-08-10) 10 August 1995 (age 28) 5 0 Jamaica Arnett Gardens F.C.
2DF Rennico Clarke (1995-08-26) 26 August 1995 (age 28) 6 0 Jamaica Harbour View
2DF Nicholas Garel (1995-02-10) 10 February 1995 (age 29) 8 10 Jamaica Hope Pasture
2DF Roberto Johnson (1995-09-23) 23 September 1995 (age 28) 4 0 Jamaica Portmore United F.C.
2DF Allando Brown (1996-09-27) 27 September 1996 (age 27) 3 0 Jamaica Jamaica College
2DF Joel Cunningham (1996-08-21) 21 August 1996 (age 27) 2 0 Jamaica Wolmers Boys High School
3MF I'Ishmale Currie (1996-06-06) 6 June 1996 (age 27) 2 0 Jamaica Portmore United F.C.
3MF Martin Davis (1996-10-11) 11 October 1996 (age 27) 3 0 Malta Gżira United
3MF Luca Levee (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 26) 4 0 Jamaica Harbour View
3MF Isamnia Cohen (1995-09-21) 21 September 1995 (age 28) 2 0 Jamaica Manchester High School
3MF Cardel Benbow (1995-06-03) 3 June 1995 (age 28) 4 0 Jamaica Waterhouse F.C.
4FW Shamar Nicholson (1997-03-16) 16 March 1997 (age 26) 3 0 Belgium Charleroi
4FW Junior Flemmings (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 28) 5 2 United States Birmingham Legion
4FW Khallil Stewart (1996-01-19) 19 January 1996 (age 28) 2 0 United States College of Charleston
4FW Michael Seaton (1996-05-01) 1 May 1996 (age 27) 2 2 Germany Viktoria Köln
4FW Daniel Roberts (1995-05-30) 30 May 1995 (age 28) 3 0 Jamaica Rivoli United F.C.
4FW Donja Smith (1995-09-13) 13 September 1995 (age 28) 3 2 Jamaica St. Elizabeth Technical High School

2015 player pool[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Kyle Smith May 1995 (age 28) 2 0 Jamaica Harbour View
3MF Ryan Miller (1996-09-05) 5 September 1996 (age 27) 3 2 Jamaica Cavalier F.C.
3MF Javon East (1995-06-25) 25 June 1995 (age 28) 1 0 Jamaica Portmore United
3MF Raffique Bryan (1996-05-13) 13 May 1996 (age 27) 1 0 Jamaica Arnett Gardens F.C.

Former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.concacaf.com/under-20s-men/article/draw-reveals-groups-for-2024-concacaf-u-20-qualifiers/
  2. ^ https://tt.loopnews.com/content/ttfa-announces-dates-u20-warm-matches
  3. ^ https://newsday.co.tt/2024/01/25/lindell-sween-shines-as-u-20-soca-warriors-beat-jamaica-3-2-in-friendly/#:~:text=STRIKER%20Lindell%20Sween%20proved%20to,20%20Championship%20qualifiers%20next%20month.
  4. ^ "CONCACAF U-20 Final Rosters" (PDF). CONCACAF. Retrieved 26 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Final 20-Player Rosters Announced for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship". 18 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Butler optimistic as U-20s preparation continues - Sport - JamaicaObserver.com". Archived from the original on 2016-08-25. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  7. ^ "Jamaica Football: 28 players called for U-20 training camp". www.sportsmax.tv.
  8. ^ "JFF names Under 20 squad for CONCACAF championship | Loop Jamaica". Archived from the original on 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2015-01-06.