Tag: World Cup

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

| 11/07/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Logic, the TV cable company that secured the rights to broadcast the World Cup football tournament in the Cayman Islands, has backed off suing locally owned provider C3, after accusing the rival company of showing games illegally on their service. But C3, which had complained to utility regul [...]

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Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

| 01/09/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The FIFA corruption scandal that has shaken the entire football world has moved to Germany. Swiss authorities have now launched an investigation into the German Football Association and four officials, including veteran international football star Franz Beckenbauer. The probe is looking at al [...]

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Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

| 27/05/2015 | 80 Comments
(CNS): The damning 164-page indictment against Cayman’s football boss, Jeffrey Webb, and many other current and former FIFA officials, as well as those involved in the marketing of international football tournaments, has been released. Webb is accused alongside other named and unnamed officials as [...]

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Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

| 27/05/2015 | 93 Comments
(CNS) Updated with FIFA statement: Jeffrey Webb, the president of CONCACAF and vice president of FIFA, has been arrested in Switzerland in a dawn raid connected to allegations of corruption in the world of international football, as well as racketeering. Webb (50) was arrested along with six other [...]

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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 Beliz [...]

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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 foll [...]

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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 [&hellip [...]

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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 (C [...]

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