Seven MLS players, including 2016 Goalkeeper of the Year Andre Blake
, are in the Jamaican national team for Friday's international friendly against the USA in Chattanooga, Tenn. The squad also
includes three players from the USL.
Jamaica did not qualify for the Hexagonal, resulting in the ouster of German Winfried Schaefer
as national team coach. Former star Theodore
will coach the Reggae Boyz against the USA and in a friendly Feb. 16 as they prepare for the Gold Cup, where they finished second two years ago. Jamaica Roster: GOALKEEPERS:
Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union), Ryan Thompson (Saint Louis FC). DEFENDERS:
Sergio Campbell (no club), Oniel
Fisher (Seattle Sounders), Rosario Harriott (Harbour View FC), Kevon Lambert (Montego Bay United), Kemar Lawrence (New York Red Bulls), Damion Lowe (Tampa Bay Rowdies), Alvas Powell (Portland
Timbers), Ladale Richie (Montego Bay United). MIDFIELDERS:
Dwayne Ambursley (Montego Bay United), Michael Binns (Portmore United), Ewan Grandison (Portmore United), Omar Holness (Real
Salt Lake), Je-Vaughn Watson (New England Revolution). FORWARDS:
Cory Burke (Bethlehem Steel), Jourdaine Fletcher (Montego Bay United), Owayne Gordon (Montego Bay United), Shamar
Nicholson (Boys’ Town), Romario Williams (Atlanta United).