Jamaica played well against Costa Rica in the first of two vital fourth round FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on Good Friday, March 25, at 7 pm inside the National Stadium in Jamaica. The match ended in a draw: Jamaica 1- 1 Costa.
Je-Vaughn Watson scored for Jamaica in the 16′ followed by Costa Rica’s Johnny Acosta second-half goal 67′ to secure an important draw for the Ticos.
The Reggae boyz will travel to San Jose, Costa Rica for the second meeting on March 29 in Costa Rica.
Jamaica sits third in Group B of the qualifiers with 4 points, while Costa Rica leads the group with 7 points followed by Panama on three and Haiti without a point. Defender Kemar Lawrence sees it as an opportunity to take the Group B lead.