In a winner-take-all game against Haiti, Jamaica’s women’s team won 4-0 to seal a spot in Australia and New Zealand in 2023. That’s consecutive qualifications. They and our compatriots should be immensely proud.
The match was not without scarces as Haiti hit a post at 0-0, and came close several times while trailing 1-0.
USA topped the group, with 3 wins and maximum points, scoring 9, conceding 0. Jamaica scored 5, conceded 5 (all from USA 😰), ending with 2 wins and a loss.
The other 2 CONCACAF slots were also decided, with Canada beating Costa Rica 2-0, but both qualify.
Canada got maximum points, with same goals scored and goal difference as USA; these two teams look favourites to make the final. But, nothing is certain.
These 4 teams will play CONCACAF semifinals on July 14, and final and 3rd place matches on July 18.
Haiti will have an intercontinental playoff in February 2023 for a vacant World Cup slot: