Philadelphia Union announced today that Andre Blake and Alvas Powell have received an international call-up for Jamaica ahead of 2022 World Cup Qualifier matches. The duo is part of six call-ups in October which include Jose Martinez (Venezuela), Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon), Jamiro Monteiro (Cape Verde) and Daniel Gazdag (Hungary).
Blake and Powell were called up once again to the Jamaican National Team. The duo was last called up in September for the first three games of their final round of the World Cup Qualifiers. Blake, who captains the squad, has 51 caps as the starting goalkeeper for the team. In his most recent World Cup Qualifier match, Blake recorded six saves in a 1-1 against Costa Rica. Powell, a stalwart on the Jamaican National Team, has 55 caps and featured in all three of Jamaica’s most recent qualifier matches. Jamaica will face USA (Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.), Canada (Oct. 10. 6:00 p.m.) and Honduras (Oct. 13, 8:05 p.m.).