Jamaica will always remain grateful to Burrell – Phillips

Jamaica will always remain grateful to Burrell – Phillips

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Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips says he is saddened by news of the loss of Captain Horace Burrell.

“Jamaica will always remain grateful to Captain Burrell who, as the head of the Jamaica Football Federation, believed in the potential of our national players and took Jamaica’s game to the global playing field,” Phillips said in a release a short while ago.He noted that Burrell made a significant contribution to national development through football and the exposure of Jamaican players and he will be missed.Burrell, who was 67 years old, died today. He was known to be battling cancer since last year.

Horace Burrell

that head of the Jamaica Football Federation, Captain Horace Burrell died a short while ago. He was 67 years old.

Burrell was known to be battling cancer since last year.More information later.