After a 3-2 lost to Nicaragua in the opening leg of World Cup Qualifier at the National Stadium on Friday (Sept. 4), Jamaica has defeated the said team in their homeland on Tuesday (Sept. 6). Jamaica’s Darren Mattock scored the first goal in the 12th minute but were still at risk of being eliminated.
However, after much effort, substitute Simon Dawkins scored an impressive winning goal in the 88th minute to defeat Nicaragua in the return leg for Jamaica to advance to the to Fourth Round of World Cup Qualifiers in Group B.
The Reggae Boyz will play Panama on November 13, 2015; Costa Rica on March 25, 2016; and Haiti on September 2, 2016, in the Fourth Round. The top 2 teams from this group will advance to the final round of the qualifiers.