December 5, 2019

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 […]

Constellation Brands’ Cerveza Modelo® Joins CONCACAF as Official Partner

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Agreement designates Modelo as “Official Beer of the CONCACAF Gold Cup” and CONCACAF Champions League through 2020 Miami (Wednesday, March 1, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that Constellation Brands’ Modelo brand family has joined the Confederation as an official sponsorship partner, kicking off their sponsorship […]

Martinique to host CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup

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From Caribbean National Weekly The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) announced Wednesday that Martinique will host the finals of the 2016/2017 Scotiabank CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup scheduled for June 22 to 25. CFU officials also conducted a draw for the semifinals which landed Jamaica-French Guiana and Curacao- Martinique paired to play each other Both on June […]

Did TTFA president talk to FIFA president on Caribbean Football Union’s threat to break away from CONCACAF

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From Power 102fm Trinidad and Tobago Football Association President David John-Williams officially met with the  President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino yesterday at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, this as a consequence of John-Williams’s nomination by FIFA last week to the FIFA’s Players’ Status Committee for the period 2017-2021. A TTFA communique on yesterday’s meeting said […]

CFU boss backs FIFA World Cup expansion

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By Neto Baptiste From Antigua Observer President of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), Gordon Derrick, has welcomed the increase in teams competing in the 2020 World Cup, hoping that the move will open up more opportunities for Caribbean teams to qualify for the World Cup Finals. FIFA voted unanimously, this week, to increase the number […]