Brandon Cover was accoring to himself, surprised to see him called up for Jamaica’s full team, and also getting a chance to play as the 19 year old starts an exciting route hopefully leading to progress also at club level.
He is born and bread in Leicester, and made his decisions to play for Jamaica, with a father from the country, also in the squad for his debut was Demarai Gray, currently with Everton, makes an exciting blend put together by coach Heimir Hallgrimsson.
Hallgrimson will be searching every possible chance to bring in quality players as Cover follows former Leicester players such as Trevor Benjamin, Frank Sinclair and Wes Morgan, all of them born and bread in England, but making a decission to play internationally for Jamaica.
The 19-year-old came off the substitutes’ bench to play the final 30 minutes of a 2-1 friendly defeat to Jordan in Austria. It was his first appearance for Jamaica. Cover was also named in the squad for a friendly defeat to Qatar four days prior, being an unused substitute.
Jamaica played the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Sunday (June 25), but Cover did not feature. Former City winger Demarai Gray did play, however, in what was his Jamaica debut.
Former Iceland coach and now Jamaica boss, Heimir Hallgrimsson gave Brandon Cover his debut, having knowledge of the quality of players in development football as the England PL2 makes an exciting window for players in progress.
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