Wednesday, October 13, 2010

10/13/2010: Francis In First Cap Plays Part In Jamaica Goal, Win Over Trinidad


Wearing yellow for club and now country: Crew youngster Francis gets First Jamaican cap.

According to the Jamaica Gleaner, Francis had a pretty good game in his debut for Jamaica:
One of two newcomers to the team, 24-year-old Columbus Crew midfielder, Shaun Francis, was involved in the lead-up play to the penalty, when he supplied the ball inside, from which Eric Vernan was eventually toppled to earn the goal-making opportunity.

A largely- left-sided player, Francis was more impressive than the other starting debutant, the much-talked-about teen, Marvin Morgan Jr. Both showed a lot of confidence, but their production, especially that of Morgan, never quite matched their self-belief, on the night.


The 1970's quality video of the penalty that was helped by Francis, and scored by New York Red Bull winger Dane Richards for a 1-nil Jamaica win over T&T:

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