Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, arguably one of Jamaica’s best ever players, has been offered and has accepted the job to coach Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz football team. He will replace Jamaica’s former coach, German born Wilfred Schaeffer.
From: The Gleaner
THEODORE Whitmore has been hired to coach Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz with Jerome Waite his assistant, for the national team’s campaign at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men’s Caribbean Cup qualifiers from October 5-11.
— Jamaica Gleaner (@JamaicaGleaner) September 27, 2016
Whitmore and Waite were named not long after former national coach Carl Brown turned down what he described as an “insulting and disrespectful” offer from the Jamaica Football Federation to return to coach the senior men’s team for what would have been a sixth time.