Jamaica, U.S. to Play Soccer Friendly in D.C.

Jamaica will play the United States in a friendly soccer international match next month in Washington, D.C.

Both teams are using the game, to be played on June 5 at Audi Field, as part of their preparation for the CONCACAF Gold Cup in the U.S.

Jamaica has reached played in the past two Gold Cup finals, losing to 3-1 to Mexico in 2015, after defeating the U.S. in the semi-final, and going down to the U.S. 2-1 in 2017.

The U.S. capital is a familiar battle ground for both nations. They drew 1-1 in 1997, a World Cup qualifier. The Americans also beat Jamaica 2-0 in a 2011 Gold Cup quarterfinal match-up.

The Gold Cup, contested between teams in the Caribbean, North and Central America, will be played in June. Jamaica will play in Group C, alongside Honduras, El Salvador and Curaçao.

Top