Bibi set for Gold Cup

Jamaica captain Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner and influential striker Ricardo Fuller have joined the national team for the first time since their season came to a close in May.

The duo were named in a Reggae Boyz squad of 23 for a local pre-Gold Cup camp which will run until Saturday.

Included in the group is Tivoli Gardens midfielder Sheldon Palmer, who has earned his first invitation to the Reggae Boyz group.

There were also recalls for Palmer’s clubmates Roland Dean and Jerry Walters. The Portmore United pair of Eric Vernan and Brian Bayliss has also been given another chance to pen their name in the Gold Cup squad.

After the local camp the squad will be trimmed and a smaller squad for a seven-day camp named.

Full Squad: Goalkeepers – Dwayne Miller (Harbour View), Duwayne Kerr (Portmore United);

Defenders – Damion Stewart (Queens Park Rangers, UK), Claude Davis (Derby County,UK), Adrian Reid (Portmore United), Oraine Simpson (Tivoli Gardens FC), Eric Vernan (Portmore United), Desmond Breakenridge (Arnett Gardens FC), Ian Goodison (Tranmere Rovers, UK), Rafe Wolfe (Ferencvaros, HUNGARY);

Midfielders – Ricardo Gardner (Bolton Wanderers, UK), Jermaine Johnson (Sheffield Wednesday, UK), Jason Morrison (Ferencvaros, HUNGARY), Richard Edwards (Harbour View), Jerry Walters (Tivoli Gardens FC), Sheldon Palmer (Tivoli Gardens FC);

Forwards – Ricardo Fuller (Stoke City, UK), Luton Shelton (Aalborg, DENMARK), Bryan Bayliss (Portmore United), Roland Dean (Tivoli Gardens FC), Devon Hodges (Rivoli United), Keammar Daley (Meadhaven United) and Navian Boyd (Tivoli Gardens FC).