Golden Jaguars aiming to devour Bajans

-World Cup qualifier tomorrow

By Emmerson Campbell Barbados and Guyana football teams will clash tomorrow evening at the Providence national Stadium in the first round of the World Cup Qualifiers, the  Guyana Football Federation (GFF) announced yesterday at a press conference.

Cole says Milo U-23 tourney will go ahead

President of Fruta Conquerors Football Club Marlan Cole said that the Milo Under-23 knockout is going ahead despite an attempt by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) to pull the plug on the tournament which is attracting teams from Georgetown.

GDF ousts Camptown

Milo U-23 Football Competition...

Guyana Defence Force (GDF) recovered from their 1- 0 defeat on the opening night to score  a 2-1 win over Sunburst Camptown in the Fruta Conquerors-organised Milo Under-23 football competition, Sunday night, at the Tucville Playfield.

Beacon, Flamingo and Fruta Conquerors record victories

MILO Under-23 football…

The opening of the Milo Under-23 football championship at the Tucville Playfield on Friday evening saw Beacon United, Flamingo and Fruta Conquerors claiming victories over their respective opponents.

Muhammad’s abuse misdirected

Says Marlon Munroe There is a saying that “Monkey know which limb to jump on.” This simply means that at times persons might pick on someone else to combat rather than the person that they

Major says Shabazz good for Guyana’s football

Notwithstanding the fact that Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago are in the same group for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Co Director of the Kashif and Shanghai Organization Aubrey `Shanghai’ Major, feels that Trinidadian Jamaal Shabazz is the best person to coach the Guyana national team at this time.

DR downs Aruba to set up Jamaica clash

SAN CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic, – Hosts Dominican Republic set up a virtual final with Jamaica when they whipped hapless Aruba 7-0 on Friday in the CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship.

“Guyana top Group C”

CONCACAF UNDER-17 WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Guyana clinched Group C with an impressive 2-0 victory over Anguilla in the final match of the first round of the CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup Qualifiers at the Uitvlugt Community Centre ground, yesterday.

Anguilla move to top of Group C

CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup Qualifiers

Anguilla moved to the top of Group C with their victory over Curacao yesterday as the first round of the CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup Qualifiers continued at the Uitvlugt Community Centre ground The Anguillans gained three points with the eventual 2-1 scoreline leaving Guyana in a virtual must-win position for tomorrow’s match

Jam Zone Masters’ Cup winners receive prizes

- tournament hailed a tremendous success

The Universal DVD Berbice Titans, without any overseas internationals and urged on by a sellout crowd,  recently defeated the Gizmos & Gadgets Georgetown Pitbulls in the final to maintain their supremacy of local T20 cricket.

Stalemate!

-National U-17 female footballers draw 1-1 against Curacao

Their inexperience showed but the national under-17 female footballers held on for a 1-1 draw against Curacao in their first match of the CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup Qualifiers at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground yesterday.

Kits or Court!

-Alpha threatens legal action against K&S Organisation over $5M Plus One kit promise

Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United is threatening legal action against the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation after they failed to deliver on their promise of the $5M Plus One kit, eight months after the completion of the tournament.

Arsenal Champions League hopes in the balance

ZURICH, (Reuters) – Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for  the Champions League for the 14th time in a row were in the  balance after a 1-0 win at home to Udinese in the first leg of  the playoffs yesterday.

Junior Lady Jaguars face Curacao today

2011 Women’s Under-17 CONCACAF tournament

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) hosted a press conference yesterday to brief the media about Guyana’s participation in upcoming matches in the 2011 Women’s Under-17 CONCACAF  tournament that kicks off here today.

GFC’s Annual Summer Camp underway

The annual one-week Summer Youth Camp organized by the Georgetown Football Club ggot underway yesterday at the club’s venue, North Road Bourda.

Wilson acting as GFF president

-Says Adonis to continue as General Secretary

Second vice-president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson was yesterday appointed as acting head of the institution two days after long-standing president Colin Klass was provisionally suspended by the world governing body (FIFA) from all football-related activities.

Grenadian Joseph scores penalty in Revs’ loss

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts, CMC – Shalrie Joseph continued to give proof of his confidence in taking penalty kicks, but Alejandro Moreno upstaged him with a pair of goals that handed Chivas USA a 3-2 victory the New England Revolution on Saturday in Major League Soccer.

Late Nani strike completes United comeback

LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester United fought back from  two goals down and struck deep into stoppage time to beat  Manchester City 3-2 in a dramatic Community Shield at Wembley yesterday.

Man United without injured trio for curtain raiser

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Manchester United  striker Javier Hernandez is one of three injured players who  will miss tomorrow’s English season curtain-raiser against Manchester City, manager Alex Ferguson said yesterday.

Alpha draw 2-2 with Costa Rica club

Local football club, Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United salvaged some pride but bowed out of the CONCACAF Champions League last night after holding Costa Rica’s Herediano to a 2-2 draw at the Guyana National Stadium.

Four teams advance to Fastball quarterfinals

The last set of Round of 16 Fastball matches concluded at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground on Wednesday night with Bakewell Topp XX, Amelia’s Ward, Pioneers and Adams Rockers advancing to the quarterfinal stage.

‘Jackie Chan’ Richardson scores in CONCACAF Champions League

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, CMC – Gregory Richardson followed up a double strike from David Foley with a stoppage time item to propel the Puerto Rico Islanders to a 3-1 victory over Isidro Metapan last Wednesday in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Women footballers urged not to copy men’s bad habits

NYON, Switzerland,  (Reuters) – Women’s football is  refreshingly free of the histrionics which blight the men’s game  and must not allow itself to be contaminated by success, UEFA’s  first female executive committee member told Reuters in an  interview.

James out of IGG football

National junior 400m champion athlete Stephan James will not be participating in the football segment of this year’s Inter Guiana Games (IGG) his coach Sham Johnny has declared.

Guyana’s road to Rio goes through T/dad, B/dos

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, CMC – Eight-time Caribbean champions Trinidad & Tobago have been placed in Group-B with long-standing sporting rivals Barbados, as well as Guyana and Bermuda in the second round of CONCACAF qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Bin Hammam ban sets up battle for AFC presidency

SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Mohammed Bin Hammam’s  lifetime ban from soccer is likely to transform Friday’s  scheduled Asian Football Confederation (AFC) executive committee  meeting into a platform for prospective candidates to campaign  for votes to fill his presidential role.

Bin Hammam doubts he will be treated fairly

ZURICH, (Reuters) – Suspended Asian soccer chief  Mohamed Bin Hammam questioned whether he would be fairly treated  as a two-day hearing began yesterday into allegations he tried  to buy votes ahead of last month’s FIFA presidential election.

Bin Hammam alleges FIFA campaign against him

DOHA, (Reuters) – Suspended Asian soccer  chief Mohamed Bin Hammam says a campaign has been waged against  him within “certain quarters” at FIFA to “eliminate” him from  the game amid investigations over a cash-for-votes bribery  scandal.

Frilly pink flower power lifts disaster-hit Japan

TOKYO, (Reuters) – Named after a frilly pink flower,  Japan’s World Cup-winning women’s soccer team embodied the  iron-willed spirit of a nation united in its battle to recover  from disaster.

Waramadong claims unfair treatment

- threatens to pull out of Digicel schools football third place play-off

The inaugural Digicel schools football championship set to conclude today was hit by a hiccup as the defeated semi-finalist Waramadong Secondary threatened to pull out of the third place play-off match today, claiming they were unfairly treated in Friday’s game.

Bin Hammam tight-lipped over fresh allegations

DOHA, (Reuters) – Suspended Asian soccer chief Mohammed bin Hammam was tight-lipped yesterday over reports alleging he was not fully co-operating in investigations over a cash-for-votes bribery scandal concerning his aborted bid for the FIFA presidency.

Beacon FC in solidarity with banned Fastball teams

- Mark Phillips

Beacon Football Club president Mark Phillips says his team did not participate in Wednesday night’s Fastball match, organised by GT&T, because it was in solidarity with three city teams that were banned from playing in the tournament by the Guyana Football Federation.

FIFA: New evidence will show Warner’s involvement

(Trinidad Express) A FIFA corruption investigation has concluded there is fresh evidence to support claims that former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner and Mohamed bin Hammam colluded to offer bribes of up to US$1 million (£625,000) to Caribbean football officials, according to the London Telegraph newspaper.

Bin Hammam says hopes for fair trial

DOHA, (Reuters) – Suspended Asian soccer chief  Mohamed bin Hammam is unhappy at the way information was leaked  during a bribery investigation but wants a fair trial when he  appears at a FIFA Ethics Committee meeting later this month.