Javain Brown called up to Jamaica's men's national team for Concacaf Nations League match against Mexico


VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC defender Javain Brown has been called up to Jamaica's men's national team for an upcoming Concacaf Nations League clash against Mexico.

The match will be played at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico, on Sunday, March 26, with kickoff set for 5 p.m. PT.

Brown will join up with his national team this week and will be unavailable for the 'Caps away match against Minnesota United FC on Saturday, March 25.

The defender was last called up to Jamaica in November for a friendly against Cameroon, starting and playing the full 90 minutes for his country. In total, the 2021 MLS SuperDraft selection has represented his country at the senior international level 19 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.

So far in 2023, Brown has started four of his five appearances across all competitions, netting the 'Caps opening goal of the season on February 25 against Real Salt Lake and recording an assist on Brian White's goal in the second leg of the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 against Real C.D. España on March 15.

All-time, Brown has tallied two goals as well as seven assists in 47 starts and 61 appearances for the 'Caps across three seasons.