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Jamaica will allow 5,000 fans for World Cup qualifier vs US

October 29, 2021 GMT
Canada's Alphonso Davies, right, fights for the ball against Jamaica's Kemar Roofe during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Independence Park stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)
Canada's Alphonso Davies, right, fights for the ball against Jamaica's Kemar Roofe during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Independence Park stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)
Canada's Alphonso Davies, right, fights for the ball against Jamaica's Kemar Roofe during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Independence Park stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)
Canada's Alphonso Davies, right, fights for the ball against Jamaica's Kemar Roofe during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Independence Park stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)
Canada's Alphonso Davies, right, fights for the ball against Jamaica's Kemar Roofe during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Independence Park stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)

The Jamaican government will allow 5,000 fully vaccinated fans to attend the Reggae Boyz World Cup qualifier against the United States on Nov. 16 at Independence Park in Kingston, reversing its decision of a day earlier to play without fans.

The Jamaica Football Federation announced the new decision Friday.,

The U.S. hosts Mexico on Nov. 12 at Cincinnati before traveling to Jamaica.

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