Banks DIH/GFA Cup kicks of today

By Iva Wharton The second annual Banks DIH/GFA tournament is expected to  kick off today at the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground, Bourda and officials said everything will be in place for game time at 6pm.

Weather key to commencement of Kashif and Shanghai football tourney

By Emmerson Campbell Once good weather prevails, the 23rd edition of the annual Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament will kick off tonight at the scheduled Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground and once play is possible two teams will move closer to the four million dollar first prize.

Leopold St is Guinness Greatest

By Emmerson Campbell Omallo Williams’ goal sent the large crowd at the National Park on Saturday night into a frenzy as Leopold Street upset the defending champions, Back Circle, one-nil to claim the title of Georgetown’s Guinness Greatest of the Streets football team.

Marlon King quits international football

LONDON, CMC – Controversial England-based striker Marlon King has resigned from international football dashing any hopes he could aid Jamaica’s bid to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Mexico defeat an important learning curve

—Shabazz wants crowd to come out and support team

By Emmerson Campbell National football coach Jamaal Shabazz described the Golden Jaguars 1-3 defeat by  Mexico in their opening, third round, World Cup qualifier on Friday night in Mexico, as an important learning curve in the team’s journey.

Fruta Conquerors win Powerade U-13 tourney

-Tournament deemed a success; 35 players for academy in July

Iva Wharton Fruta Conquerors emerged winners of the inaugural Banks DIH Powerade Under-13 football tournament after defeating Renaissance 1-0 on Saturday at the Banks DIH ground, Thirst Park.

U-20 Lady Jags ready for Cuba qualifiers following Canada mini camp

Guyana’s Under-20 Lady Jags will begin their quest for victory over challengers Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) and Puerto Rico when they compete this weekend in the second round of the Caribbean qualifying matches for the 2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championships.

NSC launches U-16 football academy today

The Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport will launch an Under-16 football academy today at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Complex, Carifesta Avenue from 08:00hrs.

Kashif and Shanghai teams receive tournament booklet and preparation funding

- Organisers regret absence of Georgetown teams

In a small media briefing at the Duke Lodge in Kingston on Saturday 18 of the 20 participating teams scheduled to participate in the upcoming 22nd Kashif and Shanghai football tournament were presented with the tournament booklet highlighting the rules and regulations of the competition along with donations to assist their preparations.

Warner alleges conspiracy against him, CFU

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Jack Warner has described the leaking of a video appearing to show him urging officials to accept cash gifts from former FIFA Presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam as part of a “conspiracy” against the game in the Caribbean.

11 teams eliminated from CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers

NEW YORK CITY, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago hauled themselves back into contention with an emphatic crushing of Barbados but 11 teams were eliminated from contention from the next round of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers in the latest round of games on Tuesday.

Experience was worth it…..

-But local footballers disappointed after missing second stage of Digicel Kick Start clinics

By Iva Wharton No local player has qualified for the second stage of the Digicel Kick Start clinic in Trinidad but according to the six players who participated in the first stage in Suriname, the experience was worth it.

Guyana bank on experience of Cort and Shakes

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Table-topping Guyana will bank on the experience of Leon Cort and Ricky Shakes when they take on resurgent Bermuda in a CONCACAF Group B qualifier at the National Sports Centre (NSC) tonight.

Bermuda over the moon after beating Soca Warriors

HAMILTON, Bermuda,  CMC – Bermuda coach Devarr Boyles was over the moon while his opposite number, German Otto Pfister said there was no need to “press the panic button just yet” after the home side stunned regional powerhouses Trinidad and Tobago on Friday night

Bartica Football League kicks off with six teams

The Bartica Football Association (BFA) Division One Football League kicked off September 18 with six teams Beacons, Rising Stars, Wolves United, Milballers, Potaro Strikers and Rivers View F.C competing.

Klass’s absence should pave the way for reforms

Sports Comment

The suspension of  Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Colin Klass by FIFA, the world body governing football should pave the way for reforms within the GFF and football officials must come together to foster the development of the sport locally.

End of an era

Colin Klass’ 26- month ban “from taking part in any football-related activity (administrative, sports or any other)” is probably the best outcome that he could have hoped for.

Road to Brazil begins today for home side

CONCACAF 2014

Guyana will commence the historic journey to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil when they tackle Barbados tonight at the National Stadium at Providence.

Santos in 5-0 win over Beacons

Santos Football Club looked unstoppable as they romped their way to a 5-0 win over Beacons Football Club last Wednesday in the 2011 under-23 Milo Football Tournament.