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Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

| 26/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands football team clung onto a goal-less draw in the World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday evening during a relentless game of attack from the Belize squad playing in front of a home crowd in Belmopan. The Cayman national team was in trouble from the first minute, when Belize was awarded a penalty […]

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Webb unopposed in CONCACAF ballot

Webb unopposed in CONCACAF ballot

| 04/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) prepares itself for its executive elections next month, the regional footballing body has confirmed that Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb is set to be re-elected as president, as he is running unopposed. Arguably the world’s most famous modern day Caymanian, Webb has said he […]

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CONCACAF backs winter World Cup for Qatar

CONCACAF backs winter World Cup for Qatar

| 24/02/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The proposal by a special FIFA task force to move the 2022 World Cup to the end of the year has the support of CONCACAF, officials from the regional football body have confirmed. The task force met in the Qatar capital, Doha, Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding the tournament there following concerns that […]

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CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

| 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The local football association is planning a busy schedule of courses this year to help support the personnel needed to advance the sport in the Cayman Islands. Courses providing certification opportunities for coaches, team medical personnel, and administrators start off with a FIFA Grassroots Coaching Course in Cayman Brac next month.

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Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

| 29/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) President Jeffrey Webb has been pressing ahead with plans for a regional league to help develop Caribbean football. At a recent meeting officials discussed the initial Caribbean Professional League viability report on the positives and negatives of potential competition formats and their correlated […]

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Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

| 29/01/2015 | 6 Comments

(Grasspiece): Sixteen-year-old Sebastian Martinez is making local football history as the first young Caymanian to receive a two-year apprenticeship contract, starting this summer with professional football club Swindon Town FC in England. Martinez has been with the League One club’s prestigious Youth Academy since 2011 when he became the first young Caymanian to sign a […]

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Girls encouraged to join in football festival

Girls encouraged to join in football festival

| 20/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) will host its inaugural Girls’ Grassroots Football Festival on Saturday as part of the goal to encourage more girls to take part in the game. “We hope to boost the women’s football programme by starting to teach our girls and young ladies about the basics of the game, […]

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Cayman to tackle Belize on road to Russia

Cayman to tackle Belize on road to Russia

| 19/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands national football team has been paired with Belize in the first round of the regional qualifiers for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. The first match will be an away game for Cayman followed by a home leg. This is a very tough draw for the Cayman Islands which is […]

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Cayman’s football boss focuses on diversity

Cayman’s football boss focuses on diversity

| 14/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): In an effort to embrace and promote diversity in the game, the regional football boss, Jeffery Webb, has unveiled a new handbook designed as an educational guide for the football community. The first ever Diversity Handbook was launched Wednesday at a Club Licensing Seminar in Miami.

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Officials to draw teams for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Officials to draw teams for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

| 14/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The draw to determine who will play who in the region during the first games on the road to the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place in Miami Thursday. The draw includes 27 of the 35 national teams making up the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), including […]

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