Tag: Football

NEWS

FIFA Warns Tunisia It Faces Possible Ouster From World Cup 2022

FIFA has issued a warning to Tunisia over government involvement in the country’s football federation. Football’s world governing body FIFA has warned the Tunisian Football Federation (TFF) that their team’s participation at World Cup 2022 could be under threat if there is found to be government interference within the organization. Having qualified for their sixth World Cup, the North African […]

SPORTS

Former Reggae Girlz Coach Vin Blaine Exit His Coaching Gig

Former Reggae Girlz coach Vin Blaine has charged that the women’s national program is heavily beholden to an outside benefactor. The man who has kept the Reggae Girlz in the hunt for a berth in the upcoming World Cup was forced to say goodbye after just six months in charge of the national team.  His decision came against the backdrop […]

Soccer

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Get 3-Nil Drubbing

Peru thrashed Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz 3-0 in their friendly international in Lima on Thursday night. Luis Iberico in the 48th minute, Alex Valera in the 66th, and Yoshimar Yotun in the 82nd were the scorers for Peruvians who notched their fourth win over the Jamaicans, all in friendly internationals. Both teams were using the fixture to prepare for upcoming World […]

Soccer

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly From The Euro 2021 Final

The final of Euro 2021 was built up by the sports media as a tremendous spectacle. The game pitted a young English Lions team against a sturdy and battle-tested Italian Gladiators. Playing at home under the arch of Wembley stadium, the English fans turned out to see their team bring the title home, having won their last title in 1966. […]

Soccer SPORTS

National Honor For Prolific Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw

Photo Credit: Rudranath Fraser Jamaica’s goal-scoring phenomenon, Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw, who has created history by becoming the first national female football player to be honored with a National Award, aspires towards achieving as much as she can for as long as is possible. At just age 23, the international footballer, who has already earned the unprecedented distinction of […]

POLITICS

Jack Warner Sues TTFA

Jack Warner, the former president of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and vice-president of Fifa, has sued the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) over unpaid loans. The Trinidad & Tobago Guardian newspaper has reported that Warner has sued the body to the tune of almost TT$16m (€2.1m/$2.4m). The report added that Warner’s lawsuit […]

Soccer SPORTS

Reggae Girlz Set To Sharpen Skills From Practice Games

Andrew Price, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz assistant coach, has announced that the Reggae Girlz stand to benefit from several practice games that they will participate in before they take to the pitch in the FIFA World Cup later this year. He also posited the view that these practice games would be an excellent opportunity for the public to get to know […]

Soccer SPORTS

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Stand Still In Latest FIFA Rankings

The Reggae Boyz have remained at number 54 in the world in the December edition of the FIFA world rankings. Jamaica remains the highest ranked Caribbean team while they are fourth in CONCACAF behind Mexico, USA, and Costa Rica. In 2018, the Reggae Boyz won six games, drew three and lost one. 27th is Jamaica’s highest FIFA ranking and that […]

Soccer

What The Ballon d’Or Could Have Been Like Without Ronaldo Or Messi

It’s been barely a week since Croatian skipper and midfield maestro, Luka Modric, ended the Ronaldo-Messi duopoly by winning the 2018 Ballon d’Or at a glitz-filled gala that was held in France. It was a deserving award for a player who had done remarkable exploits for both club and country in the year. Prior to that evening, the Real Madrid […]