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JFF to stage Fitness Course ahead of start of football season

JFF to stage Fitness Course ahead of start of football season

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) in association with CONCACAF will stage a Fitness Course for participants from the National Premier League and Parish Associations during the period Tuesday August 15 to Thursday, August 17th. The JFF has asked that the participants from the respective clubs and associations be the persons who are responsible for the […]

JFF Appoint Acting Director of Football

JFF Appoint Acting Director of Football

Current Jamaica Football Federation National Youth Coordinator and Coaching School Instructor Wendell Downswell has been appointed Acting Director of Football. The appointment was approved at the last sitting of the Board of Directors on July 1. Mr. Downswell assumes the role effective July 12, 2017. In his tenure the Acting Director of Football will focus […]

Gaynor Aims To Build On Burrell Legacy

Gaynor Aims To Build On Burrell Legacy

New Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) interim president Bruce Gaynor wants to make a big impact in his two months in the role. The former St James Football Association president says he intend to use his time in office to build on what former president Captain Horace Burrell left behind. Gaynor was elected interim boss of […]

No Photos Allowed For Viewing Of Burrell’s Body

No Photos Allowed For Viewing Of Burrell’s Body

The body of the late Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President, Captain Horace Burrell, will be on display for public viewing at the National Arena in Kingston on Tuesday, but members of the public will not be allowed to take photographs. Viewing will be allowed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meanwhile. the funeral for Burrell […]

Capt Burrell centre important to football development – Grange

Capt Burrell centre important to football development – Grange

Photo: Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, was on hand for the unveiling of the new sign for the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence on June 26 at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus with Vice President, JFF, Garfield Sinclair and Principal, UWI Mona Campus, Professor Archibald McDonald […]

Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence Press Conference

Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence Press Conference

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gold Project in Jamaica has been renamed The UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence in honour of the late football boss. Professor Archibald McDonald, principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI), made the announcement yesterday at a press conference in the Council Room on the […]

Minute’s silence to be observed for Burrell

Minute’s silence to be observed for Burrell

LIMA, Peru — Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz go into today’s friendly international against Peru, with heavy hearts. When they kick off at the Estadio de La Unsa at 7:30 pm in Arequipa, 500 miles south of here, they are expected to pay tribute to Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Captain Horace Burrell, who passed away last […]

Tribute to JFF President Captain Horace Burrell

Tribute to JFF President Captain Horace Burrell

As we ponder the enormity of our unfathomable grief, it is only fitting that in a spirit of eternal gratitude we salute the extraordinary life of our President and leader Captain Horace Burrell. He seized the arc of history and bent it to his awesome will and for this we and a nation are perpetually […]

JFF President Captain Horace Burrell Passes

JFF President Captain Horace Burrell Passes

President of the Jamaica Football Federation, Captain Horace Garfield Burrell, transitioned peacefully this afternoon. Captain Burrell, born February, 8, 1950, has been ill for the past year and was undergoing treatment at the Johns Hopkins Cancer Treatment Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is survived by his children, daughter Dr. Tiphani Burrell-Piggott, sons Romario Burrell and […]

Simoes Back In Jamaica

Simoes Back In Jamaica

Former national tech-nical director Rene Simoes has backed current Jamaica head coach Theodore Whitmore. Simoes, who is in the island with his wife celebrating his 41st wedding anniversary, said that he has a lot of advice to give to Whitmore to guide him as a coach, and to get the most out of himself in […]

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