Argentina coach Diego Maradona has decided to give seven new players their first national team call-ups, despite facing the challenge of culling the 78 players he used in World cup qualification down to a squad of 23.
Former Liverpool and England player John Barnes is set to return to club management with League One side Tranmere Rovers.
As expected, Mexico is on the verge of clinching a place in the last round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
Former Liverpool and England winger John Barnes has been named as the new coach of the Jamaica national team.
Rene Simoes has been sacked by Jamaica following Wednesday's World Cup qualifying defeat to Honduras.
African Nations Cup finals hosts Ghana are to play a friendly against Jamaica in London later this month, the Ghana Football Association announced on Monday.
Jamaica came from behind to hold Panama to a 1-1 draw in their friendly football international at the National Stadium late on Monday.
Jamaica Football Federation president Crenston Boxhill has denied the Reggae Boyz are looking to appoint Sven-Goran Eriksson as their new coach.
England strolled into a 4-0 half-time lead in their final World Cup warm-up clash with Jamaica at Old Trafford - but of more concern were injuries to John Terry and Ashley Cole.
England striker Peter Crouch is set to start against Paraguay next week following his hat-trick against Jamaica in Saturday's friendly at Old Trafford.