Tag: CONCACAF

CONCACAF embraces reforms in effort to save itself

CONCACAF embraces reforms in effort to save itself

| 15/02/2016 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The regional football association CONCACAF says it has collectively embraced the proposals for reform from FIFA and member states, including the Cayman Islands, will vote on the changes during the Extraordinary Congress later this month in Zürich. But a report by Reuters revealed that the [...]

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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 changes [...]

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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 Tours, W [...]

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FIFA cuts off cash to football in region

FIFA cuts off cash to football in region

| 02/02/2016 | 46 Comments
(CNS): With both CONMEBOL and CONCACAF at the heart of the global football corruption scandal, FIFA announced Monday that it is cutting off its funding to the Americas. This means there will be no more big pay-outs from the world football HQ for the Cayman Islands Football Association or any other n [...]

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CONCACAF faces reform as Blake faces questions

CONCACAF faces reform as Blake faces questions

| 26/01/2016
(CNS): The executive committee of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has submitted a package of reforms and amendments to its members ahead of the extraordinary congress next month, when they will vote on the new clean-up package. Meanwhile, Bru [...]

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Webb’s CONCACAF salary was stopped after arrest

Webb’s CONCACAF salary was stopped after arrest

| 19/01/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Former CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb is no longer receiving any cash from either FIFA or the regional association, CONCACAF has confirmed. Although a number of other football officials caught up in the massive FIFA corruption probe are still being paid, Webb, who has pleaded guilty to corru [...]

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CONCACAF seeks firms to attract sponsors

CONCACAF seeks firms to attract sponsors

| 11/01/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): As the scandals concerning the world of football continue, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to find a company to deal with the sale of worldwide sponsorship rights of the Confederation. Against [...]

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Webb’s former office boss sues CONCACAF in Cayman

Webb’s former office boss sues CONCACAF in Cayman

| 08/01/2016
(CNS): A woman employed as Head of International Affairs in Jeffrey Webb’s Cayman-based CONCACAF office is suing the regional football association over wrongful dismissal. In a lawsuit filed at the end of December in the Cayman Islands Grand Court, Lerina Bright claims she was forced out of her $1 [...]

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CONCACAF sues sports firm for Webb’s kickbacks

CONCACAF sues sports firm for Webb’s kickbacks

| 23/12/2015 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The regional football body, CONCACAF, is trying to reclaim money, amounting to tens of millions of dollars, that it says was given to its former president, Jeffrey Webb, and other officials in the association as bribes to secure lucrative travel contracts. CONCACAF sued Cartan Tours in a Lo [...]

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CONCACAF gives up on idea of president

CONCACAF gives up on idea of president

| 07/12/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS): As the third of its presidents in just over three years was forced out of office due to corruption allegations, CONCACAF has given up on the idea of a single leader for the time being and announced plans for what remains of the football confederation’s executive committee to run things unti [...]

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Webb embezzled cash meant for poorest kids

Webb embezzled cash meant for poorest kids

| 07/12/2015 | 74 Comments
(CNS): As the international FIFA corruption scandal rolls on, the latest indictment by the United States Department of Justice outlines how Jeffrey Webb, the suspended Cayman Islands Football Association president, took cash meant for disaster relief and grassroots football programmes in some of the [...]

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