Tag: Cayman Islands Football Association

Its official: CIFA has killed youth football

Its official: CIFA has killed youth football

| 23/11/2016 | 108 Comments

Football Guy writes: The cheapest sport to play is dying in Cayman. Fewer and fewer young persons in Cayman are participating in the most popular sport in the world. RIP Football? This current football season there are only 3 teams in CIFA’s U15 football league. There are only 3 teams in the U1 [...]

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Webb banned for life from football

Webb banned for life from football

| 09/09/2016 | 79 Comments

(CNS): FIFA has banned Cayman’s Jeff Webb from football for life and will be issuing a fine in excess of US$1 million to the former president of both CIFA and CONCACAF. In a statement Friday from the scandal-rocked global football body, the adjudicatory chamber of its ethics committee announce [...]

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Blake joins executive in regional football union

Blake joins executive in regional football union

| 26/07/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Bruce Blake, has secured a seat on the executive committee of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) after elections in Miami this weekend. Blake, who has yet to fully explain what has gone on with the CIFA accounts, was heading u [...]

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CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

| 09/06/2016 | 58 Comments

(CNS): US authorities involved in the FIFA corruption scandal may also be looking into the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and the movement and disappearance of cash, at a time when Jeffrey Webb was president and Canover Watson was treasurer, that came from the Zürich-based football [...]

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CIFA opens nominations for president

CIFA opens nominations for president

| 29/04/2016 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association will be holding its Extraordinary Congress on 28 May and nominations for the post of president are now open. The job became vacant last year after the arrest and later conviction of former CIFA president, Jeffrey Webb. Acting President Bruce Blake, [...]

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Former CIFA official sent to US in FIFA scandal

Former CIFA official sent to US in FIFA scandal

| 23/03/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Costas Takkas, the former secretary-general of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and one time attaché to Jeffrey Webb when he was president of CONCACAF, has been was extradited to the US ten months after he was arrested in Zürich alongside Webb and other FIFA officials when [...]

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FIFA scrutiny of CIFA underway

FIFA scrutiny of CIFA underway

| 01/03/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association expects FIFA-appointed auditors to complete a forensic review of its books within the next six weeks. After the former president of CIFA, Jeffrey Webb, admitted to racketeering charges in the US and after revelations that CIFA cash may have been in [...]

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CIFA executives facing shake-up

CIFA executives facing shake-up

| 11/02/2016 | 66 Comments

(CNS): The vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Peter Campbell, will be questioned by the executive regarding his possible involvement in the misuse of money that belonged to CIFA, according to Acting President Bruce Blake. He said that CIFA was holding off on major cha [...]

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Blake’s cloud, CIFA’s shame

Blake’s cloud, CIFA’s shame

| 10/02/2016 | 36 Comments

101 writes: Entrenched. Stubborn. Dedicated. Confused. We are not sure which of these words best describes Bruce Blake right now. If we are to believe what he wants us to, Blake, the acting president of CIFA, is simply a man dedicated to the development of football in this country, who was not [...]

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Blake denies knowledge of frauds

Blake denies knowledge of frauds

| 09/02/2016 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The acting president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Bruce Blake, claims he had no idea what his former colleagues, Canover Watson and Jeffrey Webb, were up to regarding the allegations against them over the Cartan Tours deal with CONCACAF or the cash that moved in and out of [...]

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Watson embroiled in CONCACAF civil case

Watson embroiled in CONCACAF civil case

| 08/02/2016 | 34 Comments

(CNS): As Canover Watson began serving a seven-year sentence for corruption Friday, another public scandal he is involved in can now be revealed following the lifting of reporting restrictions on a civil lawsuit filed in the US. In the civil action by CONCACAF against travel firm, Cartan Tour [...]

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