December 14, 2017

Nicaragua named host for 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship

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Eight teams to compete for regional championship and three available spots in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 MIAMI – CONCACAF announced Tuesday that Nicaragua will host the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship from April 19-29, 2018. The eight-team competition will crown the region’s champion and qualify three teams to the FIFA U-17 […]

Costa Rica, Mexico & Panama learn World Cup opponents

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From CONCACAF A general view of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the State Kremlin Palace on December 1, 2017, in Moscow, Russia. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images) MOSCOW – The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace. CONCACAF’s trio […]

Media members of CONCACAF to vote on their AWARDS

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CONCACAF are pleased to announce that the Confederation will once again recognize the outstanding achievements of players, coaches and referees from across our region with a number of awards based on performances in all CONCACAF competitions, for the year 2017. Media members [we are a member] will once again play a vital role in the […]

CONCACAF announces additions to its Development Department to strengthen efforts to grow the game across the region

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The Confederation aims at establishing a sustainable platform focused on supporting its Member Associations Miami (Wednesday, November 8, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the addition of two key positions to the Development Department designed to strengthen its efforts to grow the game across the region. […]

Jeff Webb associate Bruce Blake arrested in Cayman Islands on corruption charges

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By Paul Nicholson From Inside World Football July 3 – The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) has been hit by further scandal with the arrest of First Vice-President Bruce Blake (pictured) by the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission. A second Cayman Island football official is believed to have been arrested but no names have been released. Blake […]

Former CONCACAF vice-president Horace Burrell dies at age of 67

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Associated Press From ESPN FC Horace Burrell, a long-serving Caribbean football official and former ally of several controversial FIFA vice-presidents, has died at the age of 67. CONCACAF said Burrell had died on Tuesday, with Jamaican media reporting that he had been a patient at the Johns Hopkins Cancer Treatment Centre in Baltimore, Maryland. Burrell […]

FIFA prosecutors want 4-year ban for Caribbean soccer leader

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The Associated Press From Sacramento Bee ZURICH – FIFA ethics prosecutors have asked for Caribbean soccer leader Gordon Derrick to be banned for at least four years for financial offenses. The judging chamber of the FIFA ethics committee says it opened a formal case against Derrick, the Caribbean Football Union president, based on the prosecutors’ […]

Soccer body CONCACAF sues former executives for $20m

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Bahamas-domiciled regional soccer governing body CONCACAF is seeking at least $20 million in damages in a civil lawsuit against two of its former executives – Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer – and related companies in New York, the Cayman Islands and Panama, alleging fraud, racketeering, and breach of fiduciary duty. Read More: https://www.offshorealert.com/GetArticle.aspx?id=55870 Related story […]

Cayman Islands U15 National Football team seeks support from community

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The Cayman Islands U15 national football team has launched a community fundraising campaign to raise money to assist in the development and training of the team in its final months leading up to the CONCACAF Boys U15 Championship in August 2017. The team’s coaches have a number of training opportunities they would like to implement […]

CONCACAF: Reid embraces new challenge, wants to partner with MAs to drive growth

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By Sean A Williams Deputy Sport Editor From Jamaica Observer The purpose of CONCACAF’s newly inaugurated Caribbean development office, through official rhetoric, is expected to be wide ranging in portfolio, and through “strategic execution”, far-reaching in effect. To get the ball rolling, the office already has in its scope achievable short-term goals, but its leading […]