Guatemala Secures 2-2 Draw Against Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz in Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup Qualifier

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By LatAm Reports Editor

In their Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup qualifying Group B game at the National Stadium in Kingston on Sunday, the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica played to a 2-2 draw against Guatemala. 

The Reggae Girlz, who fell 2-1 to Panama last week, trailed in the first half but surged ahead in the second, only to settle for a point in the draw. 

This result places Jamaica at the bottom of the three-team group with one point from two games, while Panama tops the group with six points from three games, and Guatemala follows with four points from their three matches.

The teams went into half time with a 1-1 score. 

Zoe Vidaurre scored for Jamaica in the 52nd minute, but Aisha Solorzano responded for Guatemala, evening the score just four minutes later. Earlier, Leslie Ramirez put Guatemala ahead in the 28th minute, but Melissa Johnson netted an equalizer for Jamaica four minutes later, outsmarting goalkeeper Alexia Estrada.

Jamaica’s starting lineup featured goalkeeper Aliyah Morgan, Malika Dayes, Lauren Reid, Chinyelu Asher (captain), Marlo Sweatman, Johnson, Ricshia Walker, Mikayla Dayes, Alika Keene, Zoe Vidaurre, and Davia Richards.