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How to watch Guyana vs Jamaica in 2017 Caribbean Cup qualifying: start time, TV schedule, and live stream

Looks like the only to follow this game from the USA will be on Twitter.

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Caribbean Cup qualifying isn't getting a lot of love from US-based TV, which is a shame because this round of qualifiers will determine the four of the region's qualifiers for the 2017 Gold Cup (a fifth will sneak in via a playoff round).

Hurricane Matthew caused a number of matches to be postponed, most notably in Group 2, where Haiti will likely have to play both its games in November (presumably causing the playoff-round of qualifiers to be delayed until early 2017). In Group 1, Jamaica had its opening match against Suriname called off - also, one assumes, to be rescheduled for November - but will play this game against Guyana.

On October 8, Suriname beat Guyana, 3-2, in Suriname. That result makes this game decisive for the Golden Jaguars: lose to Jamaica and they are out of the tournament. The Reggae Boyz are expected to win, despite playing in Guyana.

Though Jamaica has had a somewhat turbulent transition away from its Winfried Schafer era (the former head coach has yet to conclude his severance negotiations with the Jamaica Football Federation), but the Jaguars have their own problems: training was reportedly disrupted this week by a pay dispute between Guyana's players and federation.

Guyana has called up a few US-based players: NASL veteran Chris is the team captain; Philadelphia Union's Warren Creavalle and Rochester Rhinos' Brandon Beresford are on the roster.

The Jamaica squad isn't as heavyweight as it could be: Europe-based players have been left out, in a move cynics might suggest is motivated by a cost-saving as JFF figures out how much it will have to pay former head coach Schafer to go away, but which also looks like a sensible effort to bring through less-experienced players against less-experienced opposition.

The New York Red Bulls' Kemar Lawrence is one of the veterans of international play on the current Reggae Boyz roster, and should play an important role in anchoring a team expected both to win and let some emerging players stake their claim to more regular call-ups.

The match pits two of the Caribbean's more experienced coaches against each other. Trinidadian Jamaal Shabazz has had several stints in charge of Guyana's men's national team, and has guided to the Jaguars to some of their greatest successes. Theodore "Tappa" Whitmore was a hero of Jamaica's 1998 World Cup squad, and has also been a frequent leader of the Reggae Boyz from the sidelines.

Both coaches might not be in charge of their respective squads by the next international window, regardless of the result of this game - but neither is unfamiliar with the uncertainties of Caribbean football and neither is likely to be affected by their current lack of job security.

This will be a tough game to watch from the USA, but should be easy enough to follow via Twitter.

Guyana vs Jamaica

When: 8:00 pm, Eastern; Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Where: National Track and Field Facility, Leonora, Guyana

TV: nope

Online: Jamaica Football Federation's Facebook pageGuyana Golden Jaguars Facebook groupJFF Twitter@caribbeanftbl@caribbeanfooty