Under-20s whip Aruba 7-1

first_imgJamaica’s Under-20 footballers whipped Aruba 7-1 in Florida on Thursday night to keep alive their hopes of advancing to the next round of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championships. Cavalier’s Tevin Rochester scored a hat-trick (two penalties). The other scorers were Ricardo McIntosh (2), Jamoi Topey and Nicque Daley. Meanwhile Mexico remained in pole position for the lone qualifying spot from Group B of the championships following an 8-0 hammering of Grenada.  Both Jamaica and Mexico have 10 points but the Central Americans head the group on goal difference. The Mexicans have scored 21 goals and conceded two for a plus 19 goal difference while Jamaica (13-3) have a goal difference of plus 10.last_img

Alex Teixeira on stalled Liverpool move: ‘I want to be there, but it’s in Shakhtar’s hands’

first_img Liverpool target Alex Teixeira Liverpool target Alex Teixeira says his move to Anfield is now in the hands of the Shakhtar Donetsk president, Rinat Akhmetov.The Reds have already had a bid of around £24million for the Brazilian rejected by the Ukrainian giants, but they are expected to return with an improved offer.Teixeira is currently in Florida on a winter training camp with Shakhtar but admits he is desperate to sign for the Merseysiders before the January window shuts.“Liverpool are a huge club. So many great players have passed through there,” he told NBC.“I want to be there. But that is up to the club president now. I can only hope.“It is frustrating. So now I’m just waiting, trying to be patient.” 1last_img