Donovan Ricketts, Jamaica vs. USA, 6.7.13
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International Notebook: Jamaica draws Panama 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and defender Alvas Powell both started for the Jamaican national team in their 0-0 draw with Panama on Friday night at Estadio Rommel Fernandez. The draw keeps the Reggae Boyz in last place in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying with a record of 0-4-3.

READ: Jamaica Observer: From Danvers Pen to Portland Timbers Alvas Powell is rising to the occasion

Powell was replaced in the 43rd minute by New England Revolution defender O’Brian Woodbine. Ricketts made one save in the game before receiving a yellow card in the 87th minute. Timbers forward Ryan Johnson was in the Jamaica 18-man roster, but did not appear.

Jamaica’s next match comes on Tuesday when they host Costa Rica--fresh from a 3-1 win over the United States.

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