Burton, Others of 98′ World Cup Squad, to Play In Honour of ‘Pepe’

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Former reggae boy, Deon Burton, is among several members from Jamaica’s historic 1998 world cup squad who’ll play in a testimonial in honour of Ian ‘Pepe’ Goodison.

The game’s to be played on May 4.

Goodison has been granted the testimonial by his English league two side, Trenmere rovers, the club he played with for 10-years.

Burton says he’s looking forward to the game.

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Deon Burton, former reggae boy.

Paul hall, Marcus Gayle, Ricardo Gardner, frank Sinclair, Jamie Lawrence and Michael Johnson, have also been confirmed.



Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.