Major League Soccer

Jamaica tops Canada in Gold Cup quarters

(AP Photo/Matt York)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jamaica got an early goal from Shaun Francis and led the rest of the way, holding off Canada 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday night.

Romario Williams put Jamaica up 2-0 five minutes into the second half.

Canada's Junior Hoilett scored on a soaring shot from well beyond the penalty area in the 61st minute.