Jamaica hires German coach

July 18, 2013
By Associated Press


KINGSTON, Jamaica -- German coach Winfried Schaefer has been hired to lead Jamaica through its 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.



Jamaica is last in the six-team CONCACAF group after four straight losses, including a 2-1 defeat to the first-place United States in Kingston last month.



The Jamaica Football Federation says the 63-year-old Schaefer, who replaces 1998 World Cup player Theodore Whitmore, has "an impressive resume."
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