Stand-in captain Allyson Swaby (#17) celebrates her goal against Panama on Saturday at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. (Screenshot from TVJ’s Prime Time Sports)
Report by RJRGLEANER Communications Group Sports Reporter Christopher Scott
Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz created history on Saturday by recording their first ever win at a FIFA Women’s World Cup following their 1-0 victory over Panama in Perth, Australia. They are now sitting second on goal difference behind France in Group “F”. The Girlz won 1-0 after a goal from Allyson Swaby.
Jamaica will play their final game in Group “F” against Brazil on Wednesday where they will need only a point to progress to the knockout stage.
Live coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup can be seen exclusively on TVJ, TVJ Sports Network and onespotmedia in Jamaica only. There is also radio coverage on Hitz 92 FM.