Jamaican Footballers

Jamaican footballers have made an impact on the sport globally. Known for their incredible speed, agility, and technical skills, they have become a force to reckon with in international tournaments. The Jamaican national football teams, also known as the Reggae Boyz and Reggae Girlz, has showcased their talent and passion on the world stage, earning respect and admiration from football enthusiasts worldwide. Made up of players who were either born on the Island nation or abroad through Jamaican ancestry, several Jamaican players have also excelled in professional leagues around the world, including the English Premier League. Their style of play is characterised by flair, creativity, and a never-give-up attitude. Jamaican footballers continue to inspire young athletes in their homeland, serving as role models and ambassadors for the sport. With their natural talent and relentless determination, Jamaican footballers have undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the beautiful game.

English Premier League

Football Leagues Across The Globe

Our players have showcased their talent in the English Premier League, making a name for themselves on the international stage

Jamaican Footballers have made an impact in the English Premier League with their incredible skills and talent. Some notable Jamaican players who currently grace this elite football league include Bobby DeCordova-Reid - Fulham F.C. , Ethan Pinnock - Brentford, F.C. Michail Antonio - West Ham F.C. , Amari'i Bell - Luton Town F.C., Leon Bailey - Aston Villa F.C. and Khadija "Bunny" Shaw - Manchester City F.C.. These players have not only showcased their athleticism but have also displayed immense technical abilities, mesmerising fans with their dribbling and goal-scoring prowess. Their contributions to their respective clubs have been invaluable, helping their teams achieve great success on the pitch. The Jamaican presence in the English Premier League highlights the island nation's rich footballing heritage and serves as an inspiration for young Jamaican talents aspiring to make their mark in the world of football.

Javon East in Costa Rica

Playing in the top leagues of Costa Rica, our footballers have proven their skills against tough competition

Javon East has been playing football in Costa Rica since 2019, when he joined Santos de Guápiles on loan from Portmore United. He has adapted well to the Costa Rican league, scoring 40 goals in 95 appearances for Santos de Guápiles and San Carlos. He has also won the respect and admiration of his teammates and fans for his work ethic and professionalism.

In 2022, he signed with Saprissa, one of the most successful and popular clubs in Costa Rica and the region. He has helped Saprissa win two consecutive Liga FPD titles in 2023, and reach the quarterfinals of the 2023 Concacaf Central American Cup, where he is the top scorer with three goals. He has also faced racism from some rival fans, but he has handled it with dignity and courage.

East has said that he enjoys living and playing in Costa Rica, and that he feels at home there. He has also expressed his gratitude to the people who have supported him and his family during his time in the country. He has also learned some Spanish, and often interacts with his fans on social media in both English and Spanish. He is considered one of the best foreign players in the Costa Rican league, and a role model for young Jamaican footballers.

Shamar "Boza" Nicholson in France

Shamar Nicholson plays as a forward for Clermont in France, on loan from Spartak Moscow. He is also a member of the Jamaica national team. He made history by becoming the first Jamaican footballer to play in France’s Ligue 1, the top division of French football

He joined Clermont Foot in September 2023 and has scored three goals in 14 appearances so far He is known for his height, speed, and finishing ability. He has also won the Russian Cup with Spartak Moscow in 20224

He started his career with Boys’ Town in Jamaica, where he scored 28 goals in 75 matches. He then moved to Domžale in Slovenia, where he scored 18 goals in 47 matches. He then joined Charleroi in Belgium, where he scored 30 goals in 76 matches

He made his debut for the Jamaica national team in February 2017 and has scored 16 goals in 46 matches. He was part of the team that reached the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, where they lost to the United States

Turkish Super Lig

Renaldo Cephas is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a winger for Ankaragücü, a club in the Turkish Süper Lig. He transferred to Ankaragücü in August 2023, after scoring 11 goals in 29 games for the Macedonian club Shkupi12 He has also represented Jamaica at the international level, making his debut in September 20233

He is known for his speed, dribbling, and finishing skills. He has scored 3 goals in 23 games for Ankaragücü so far in the 2023/24 season4 However, he missed some of the 2023–24 CONCACAF Nations League matches due to travel delays in Turkey caused by the conflict in the Middle East.

Cephas started his career in Jamaica, playing for Allman/Woodford FC and Molynes United at the youth level, and Arnett Gardens at the senior level. He scored 12 goals in 37 games for Arnett Gardens in the Jamaican National Premier League.

About Us

Jamaican Footballers highlights professional Jamaican footballers players from Jamaica and abroad. Our mission is to bring to you, to the talented Jamaican athletes, showcasing their skills globally. We follow closely, the clubs in Jamaica, the USA, UK, and Europe where our players have the best opportunities to succeed. Join us and be a part of Jamaican footballers.