July 4, 2020

Cayman Islands kicks off preparations for the 2013 edition of the CONCACAF U15 Tournament


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9f947869aac6421fb545a8555649432bThe Local Organizing Committee for the CONCACAF U15 Tournament has kicked off this week its preparation for the inaugural edition of the CONCACAF U-15 Tournament that will take place in the Cayman Islands from 11 to 25 August 2013.

The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) will host the first-ever CONCACAF multi-team international soccer event in three venues, Ed Bush (Westen Zone), Annex and the National Stadium.  This event is part of the overall football development initiative at the Confederation level, launched by CONCACAF President Jeffery Webb. It is the first time that national teams will be competing against each other at the U-15 age level under the umbrella of the North America, Central America and the Caribbean Confederation (CONCACAF).

“In order to foster growth and development of all the CONCACAF, as well as, Caribbean member associations, we have to create competitive opportunities for young men and women to compete at early ages, so that they progress in the best possible conditions to their full-national teams” said Jeffrey Webb, President of CONCACAF and the CIFA.

“We need to ensure as the host nation, that we put on a world-class event, said Bruce Blake, the Local Organizing Committee Chairman and the CIFA First Vice President. About 75 to 100 volunteers will be needed to ensure that this tournament is organized to the level expected by CONCACAF. We will need volunteers in many areas, including teams services, event management, protocol, transportation and medical services, to name a few. Persons interested should contact Assistant General Secretary Mark Campbell at [email protected] or call: 345-916-3462.

“A strong football history, very good infrastructure such as accommodations, transportation, as well as good competition facilities, are the primary reasons Cayman Islands have been tapped to host this important international event” said Paul Macey, Deputy Chairman of the CONCACAF U-15 Cayman Islands 2013 LOC, and acting General Secretary of the CIFA. Macey continues saying: “It is a great honor and wonderful opportunity for Cayman Islands to host this prestigious event and to welcome teams from throughout the Caribbean and Central American regions”.

About Cayman Islands Football Association

Founded in 1966, The (CIFA) Cayman Islands Football Association is a member of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) and CFU (Caribbean Football Union), and is the governing body of football in the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands Football Association governs all National Team programmes, youth development leagues, Women’s league and the Cayman Islands Men’s Premier League.

The Federation’s mission statement has been t development soccer at all recreational and competitive levels.


CONCACAF “The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football” is one of six continental confederations of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) and serves as the governing body of football in this part of the world. It is composed of 40 national associations, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Surinam and French Guyana in the south.

For more information please contact:

Marcos Tinoco at [email protected] or call 345-916-4499.



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