The Jamaica Football Association is targeting players based in England as they aim to participate in the 2026 World Cup.
The Reggae Boyz last appeared at the World Cup in France 1998 but have not qualified for the World Championship since then, and now The Sun reports that the Caribbean country wants to boost its World Cup bid in the Americas with a host of English speakers. players.
The nation has West Ham star Mikael Antonio in its ranks, but feels a group of players in England could be instrumental in achieving their goals with a number of players already set aside for call-ups.
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The list includes Everton’s DeMarie Gray, Brentford defender Rico Henry, Norwich right back Max Aarons, Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White and Crystal Palace defender Nathan Ferguson with coach Paul Hall set to start talks with the players over a change of nationality.
Other players reported to be on the radar are; Stoke midfielder Lewis Becker, Swansea defender Joel Lattebodier, Kido Taylor-Hart, prospective Arsenal player Luke Badley Morgan, Fulham star Xavier Benjamin.