JFF Facts

September 16, 2017

1893

Football introduced to Jamaica.

1910

Jamaica Football Federation founded.

1925

Jamaica plays first game against Haiti.

1962

Jamaica gains Independence.

1965

Jamaica attempts to qualify for

1966 World Cup.

1965

Ronald Gordon elected the first president.

1997

Jamaica becomes first English

speaking Caribbean country to qualify for World Cup.

1998

Jamaica participate in FIFA World Cup

in France.

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