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The Editor speaks: “Three Little Birds”

CIFA Favourite Song: “Three Little Birds” “Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right.” Even after the revelation that the first man arrested last Thursday in connection with a corruption and money laundering investigation being…

The Editor Speaks: Will CIFA’s appointment of accountants make any difference to Cayman Government’s non support?

The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) yesterday (Wednesday 21) June, 2017) announced the appointment of Grant Thornton as its independent auditor. In a Press Release from CIFA it said Grant Thornton will undertake forensic and financial statement audits of CIFA…

CIFA Kicks off prison football programme in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Football Association (“CIFA”) and Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (“HMCIPS”) officially launched a partnership in sport on Thursday, 4th May 2017 at HMP Northward. The partnership will allow prisoners to acquire internationally accepted qualifications in refereeing…

The Editor Speaks: How our football sinks further into the swamp

With the new man (actually he has been President nearly a year), Lee Ramoon, in charge of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), one couldn’t expect much improvement. Not with Bruce Blake, the former President, still there as Vice President…

Cayman Islands referee attacked during Senior Mens Semi-Finals Football Match

From the Cayman Islands Referee Association (CIRA) Summary Date: Saturday, April 8th 2017 8pm Senior Men’s FA Cup Semi-Finals Match MFA-3, P69 at Ed Bush Football Playing Field Teams: Future SC vs. Alliance FC 90 mins. into the game, score…

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The Editor speaks: A boxing gym…. but what has happened to our football?

It was good that Manny Pacquiao attended the groundbreaking event for the Bodden Town Boxing Gym last Saturday(7). I hope the actual building of the Gym doesn’t take another four years to actually get built and opened just before an…

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The Editor Speaks: Is it only me who cares?

It is over a year since we learnt the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) would begin their review of “suspicious accounting” by the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA). The whole board of CIFA was tainted by their association with the…

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The Editor Speaks: Cayman Islands football – where are the changes?

Bruce Blake is no longer President of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) but still wields the greatest power. He is Vice-president of the CIFA and this month at the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) XXXIX Ordinary Congress he was elected…

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Plot thickens in Cayman Islands FIFA cash scandal

From Caribbean360 GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Monday June 13, 2016 – American authorities involved in the FIFA corruption investigation may also be looking into the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and the disappearance of funds from the Zürich-based football headquarters…

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Cayman Islands Football: Former players vie to replace Webb [Ramoon elected President]

From Sportsmax Two former national representatives are set to battle for the post of Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) president, a post left vacant since the arrest of Jeffrey Webb. The candidates, a former national team captain Lee Ramoon and…