Jamaica, Trinidad Lead World Cup Hopes


Above: Jamaica in Gold Cup play (Photo: CONCACAF)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz, along with Trinidad, which is led by newly-appointed oath Otto Pfister, and Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have the best chance of reaching the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, according to the world body’s latest rankings.

According to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, Jamaica is the top-ranked Caribbean side in the world, at 45, while Trinidad is ranked 80th. The two countries were the only ones in the Caribbean to break into the top 100. The next highest-ranked squad was Antigua and Barbuda, at 102.

See below for the full Caribbean rankings: