Colombia Women 1 – 0 Jamaica Women

A sublime Catalina Usme goal saw Colombia beat Jamaica 1-0 to reach their first Women’s World Cup quarter-final, where they will face England on Saturday. Neither side were predicted to reach the last 16, but more than matched up against tournament favourites in the group stages to set up an intriguing tie in Melbourne. However, …

Jamaica has extra reason to celebrate after success at Women’s World Cup

Jamaica’s Deneisha Blackwood and Jamaica’s Tiernny Wiltshire celebrate after drawing a 0-0 tie during the Women’s World Cup Group F soccer match between Jamaica and Brazil in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Victoria Adkins) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s “Reggae Girlz” gave their small island nation even more reason to celebrate its upcoming Independence …

Jamaica Women 0 – 0 Brazil Women

A courageous Jamaica held Brazil to a 0-0 draw to reach the knockout stage for the first time in only their second Women’s World Cup while condemning the South Americans to their earliest exit since 1995. Needing a point to go through, the Reggae Girlz barely threatened to score but were tight in defence, repelling …

Underfunded Jamaica aims to undermine Brazil’s status in Women’s World Cup group finale

Jamaica’s Allyson Swaby, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Women’s World Cup Group F soccer match between Panama and Jamaica in Perth, Australia, Saturday, July 29, 2023. Jamaica won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gary Day) MELBOURNE, Australia — Four months ago, Jamaica’s players felt unprepared for the Women’s World Cup, blaming inadequate …