Former Jamaican football star Paul Hall has rejoined Jamaican football in a new capacity as assistant coach of the Reggae Boyz.
The announcement was made recently by the Jamaican Football Federation (JFF) who indicated that Hall would providing support to the team headed by Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore.
“Former Reggae Boy Paul Hall has been added to our team as the new Assistant Coach along side Jerome Waite” the JFF said in an Instagram post.
It is expected that Hall’s experience and expertise will be crucial for the national set up that now has a number of England based players in the Senior Team.
However, Hall will work in a part time capacity as he still will be a youth coach at Queens Park Rangers. He will however participate in camps and travel with the national team when necessary.
“I am honoured and privileged to have been asked to be the assistant of the Jamaica National Senior Team…..this will be on a part time basis so I will continue to work with QPR and develop players, “Hall said.
Hall is well known to many for his contribution to the development of the local sport, namely he played an instrumental role in the team playing at the World Cup in 1998
Hall with the likes of Deon Burton, Frank Sinclair and Fitzroy Simpson were several overseas imports to the team that made the dream possible.