July 23, 2018

The World Cup showed how VAR will shape soccer’s future

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By Edgar Alvarez From engadget FIFA’s Video Assistant Referee tech has added a new dimension to the sport. For every football (aka soccer) fan, it doesn’t get any bigger than the FIFA World Cup. Every four years since 1930, the tournament has been held in different parts of the globe, and honestly, it hasn’t changed […]

RIP, ‘Pro Evolution Soccer’

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By Edgar Alvarez from Engadget I have a mild obsession with FIFA video games, largely because I like playing with official teams and players rather than fictional ones. But, I always gave Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) a chance. Two years ago, I even wrote that Konami’s title was actually better than EA Sports’, much to […]

FIFA World Cup is coming back to Concacaf region

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We are very excited and humbled that the FIFA Member Associations have entrusted the Concacaf region with the honor of hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup in its new extended format. This is a monumental victory for the Concacaf family, as the United Bid exemplified the strong collaboration, beyond politics and business, that currently exists […]

FIFA lifts suspension of Guatemalan Football Federation

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Miami (Thursday, May 31, 2018) – After months of arduous work by The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), on May 31st, 2018, FIFA announced it has lifted the suspension imposed on the Federacion Nacional de Futbol de Guatemala (FEDEFUT). This action restores […]

Russia World Cup in ‘FIFA 18’

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‘FIFA 18’ let me live out my World Cup fantasies By Edgar Alvarez, From engadget EA Sports didn’t skimp on details with its free update for the game. It took a few tries, but I was finally able to lift the World Cup trophy with my beloved Mexico in FIFA 18. It wasn’t an easy […]

FIFA opens new Regional Development Office for Caribbean

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From FIFA.com As part of its commitment to drive global football development and further strengthen and enhance ties with confederations and member associations, FIFA has announced the official opening of a new Regional Development Office today in the Caribbean to help support football development activities across the region. Located in Christ Church, Barbados, the new […]

Schedule confirmed for qualifying phase of the Concacaf Nations League

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From CONCACAF 34 Concacaf Member Associations set to kick off the initial phase of the competition during the 2018 FIFA match windows of September Miami (Tuesday, May 29, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) unveiled today the schedule for the qualifying phase of the Concacaf Nations League. The […]

Exclusive: Canada’s CIBC plans U.S. listing of $2 billion Caribbean unit – sources

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By John Tilak, Matt Scuffham From Reuters TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO) plans to list its $2 billion Caribbean unit, FirstCaribbean, in New York, enabling it to exit a region where earnings growth has been slow, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week. Canada’s fifth-biggest lender, which will […]

2026 North American World Cup would reap big profits, says U.S. Soccer Federation president

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By The Associated Press From The Salt Lake Tribune Toronto • Outgoing U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says a 2026 World Cup hosted by Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would financially be “by far the most successful” in tournament history. Speaking alongside his fellow federation presidents and bid committee executive director John Kristick in […]

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 […]