Jamaica’s 2014 chances not lost

Theodore Whitmore

Despite four straight losses and the resignation of Head Coach Theodore Whitmore in their attempt to make it to the World Cup in Brazil in 2014, the Jamaica National Football team (the Reggae Boyz) the only team representing the Caribbean Football Union(CFU) at this level is still in contention going forward with four remaining games.

President...

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CFU Invests In Improving Assessment of Referees

Referees in the Caribbean participated in a Referee Assessors Course in Kingston, Jamaica at the Hotel Four Seasons INSET: Lynda Bramble-Thompson & Livingston Bailey (CFU file photo)

The Caribbean Football Union (CFU), in its effort to improve the evaluation process of the performance of Referees in the Caribbean conducted a Referee Assessors Course in Kingston, Jamaica at the Hotel Four Seasons from 4- 8 June, 2013. The Referees’ Committee of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) facilitated the process.

CFU President Gordon...

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CFU’s Sonia Bien-Aime stands tall in FIFA

FIFA Executive Member Sonia Bien Aime

Sonia Bien-Aime from the Turks and Caicos Islands has made the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) proud, as she stands tall as the first woman from the Caribbean to have leapt to prominence as being a co-opted member of the FIFA Executive Committee for one year.

This was announced at the FIFA Congress, held in Swami Vivekananda International...

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T&T F.A. unveils new logo & appoints new Head Coach

Trinidad & Tobago Head Coach, Stephen Hart

A new logo, new coaching staff, along with other initiatives are being unveiled as Trinidad & Tobago’s football officials attempt to generate renewed optimism for the game in the twin island Republic, and inspire the Soca Warriors to once again be the best in the region.

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) President Raymond Tim...

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Football generating joy in Haiti

Yves Jean Bart, President, Haitian Football Federation.

Football is well loved in almost every part of the World, but in Haiti the game has taken on a whole new meaning, as many citizens use those 90 minutes to escape the hardships they face daily.

Haiti’s history of economic and social adversity has been extensively documented, as the country fights to develop itself socially and economically in...

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German national takes over as Jamaica Head Coach

JFF President Capt. Horace Burrell (left) and Jamaican National Senior Men’s team Head Coach Winfried Schafer. Photo source: Jamaica Observer

“There is always hope.... Hope never dies,” exclaimed new Head Coach of the Jamaica National Senior Men’s team (The Reggae Boyz) Winfried Schafer, when he was interviewed by the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Beacon at the Headquarters of the Jamaica Football Federation.

Given the present position of the Reggae Boyz, Mr. Schafer says a number...

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Anthony Johnson re-elected as President of St Kitts/Nevis FA

Anthony Johnson, President, St. Kitts/Nevis Football Association.

Attorney-at-Law, Anthony Johnson, was re-elected President of the St. Kitts/ Nevis Football Association (SKNFA), during its recent General Congress.

Mr. Johnson retained the Presidency on June 30, having defeated former President Peter Jenkins, and Franklin Maitland, by garnering 15 of the 26 votes cast. Mr. Jenkins received seven votes, while...

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