Javain Brown called up to Jamaica's men's national team for international friendly against Cameroon

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VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC wingback Javain Brown has been called up to Jamaica's men's national team for an upcoming international friendly against Cameroon on Wednesday, November 9.

The match will be played at Stade Nacional in N’Djamena, Chad, with kickoff set for 9 a.m. PT.

Brown, 23, was last called up to Jamaica in September for a friendly against Argentina in Harrison, New Jersey, starting and playing 79 minutes for his country. In total, the 2021 MLS SuperDraft selection has represented his country at the senior international level 18 times since making his debut for Jamaica against Trinidad & Tobago in 2017. After joining the national team program at the U-17 level, the Kingston native made five appearances for the U-20 national team and four appearances at the U-23 level, including three matches at the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru.

In 2022, Brown recorded 23 starts and 29 appearances across all competitions in 2022, showing his versatility by being deployed as a wing back or a centre back on either side of the pitch. The defender also scored his first MLS goal in the club's 1-1 road draw against Nashville SC on July 30.

The defender out of the University of South Florida recorded five assists in 20 starts and 27 appearances across all competitions during his first season with Whitecaps FC and was rewarded with a new contract through the 2024 MLS season, with a club option for 2025, back in January.

All-time, Brown has tallied one goal as well as six assists in 43 starts and 56 appearances for the 'Caps across two seasons.