Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz, the toast of South Florida’s Caribbean American community on their way to the women’s World Cup last year in France, have advanced to their highest ever ranking by FIFA, soccer’s governing body.

The cream of Caribbean athletic talent will not be in action anytime soon following the shutdown of multiple major sporting events this year - in the region and globally - due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

CARY, N.C.  – Despite a strong defensive showing in what was an evenly matched contest, North Carolina FC fell 1-0 to Louisville City FC Saturday afternoon at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.  

They’re used to going full speed. But Caribbean athletes are snagged in wait-and-see mode over participation in this year’s Olympic Games.

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