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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Part of the Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United Football Club departs today for Costa Rica where they are scheduled to play Club Sport Herediano in the preliminary round of the CONCACAF Champions League tournament on July 26.
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.
Caribbean Airlines stepped in yesterday to assist the Alpha United team to travel to Costa Rica for the CONCACAF Champions League from July 26.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Lisle Austin repeated his demands for a forensic audit of regional governing body CONCACAF.
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.
Thirty one players have been shortlisted and are attending a one week camp as Guyana’s Junior Lady Jags prepare for the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cup preliminary competitions.
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Brazil will be strong when they stage the World Cup in 2014, coach Mano Menezes said today after his team’s shock Copa America quarter-final elimination.
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.
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.
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.
West Side All Stars can claim bragging rights of being best from the west as they defeated West Demerara United in the West Demerara final at Den Amstel Community Centre ground yesterday.
CORDOBA, (Reuters) – Substitute Fred struck in the final minute as Brazil came from behind to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in Group B at the Copa America on Saturday.
CORDOBA, Argentina, (Reuters) – Lionel Messi’s Argentina put their Copa America fortunes on the line today (0045 GMT Tuesday) against a Costa Rica side assembled at the last minute.
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.
The Guyana Football Federation and FIFA administration and management five-day course at the Convention Centre of the Ocean View Hotel will conclude today.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester City announced a hugely lucrative naming rights deal with Etihad Airways yesterday which will see their City of Man-chester Stadium immediately renamed the Etihad Stadium.
(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.
The Guyanese footballers currently campaigning in the United States are making the best of their opportunities so far.
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.