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FIFA to stage meeting in Jamaica

FIFA to stage meeting in Jamaica

Jamaica has been selected by the FIFA to host fourteen member associations from the Caribbean for a Workshop during the period March 1-4. The meeting is aimed at outlining details of the FIFA FORWARD Programme. This is a new programme initiated by FIFA President Gianni Infantino under which member associations receive increased funding for development. […]

Time To Focus On Local Players – Burrell

Time To Focus On Local Players – Burrell

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Captain Horace Burrell hinted a lack of commitment from overseas players while underlining the association’s position to stick with its core of local players for upcoming tournaments. The Jamaicans will feature in the Caribbean Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup tournaments this year, and Burrell was quick to highlight his approval […]

JFF Salutes Outstanding Footballer and Broadcaster Lindy Delapenha

JFF Salutes Outstanding Footballer and Broadcaster Lindy Delapenha

The Jamaica Football Federation mourns with the rest of the country the passing of Jamaica’s first footballer to play professionally in England, Lindy Delapenha.  Although Lindy did not wear the national colours he represented brand Jamaica long before it was described as such. His exemplary performances on the field in England was heralded decades after he […]

JFF and PLCA to show disatisfaction with Crime levels

JFF and PLCA to show disatisfaction with Crime levels

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) are horrified and saddened by another report of the wanton slaughter of two more children, babies in fact, and call on all Jamaicans to join in a movement to create greater love and regard for our fellow citizens, brothers and sisters and children […]

Burrell welcomes FIFA expansion, calls for equitable allocation

Burrell welcomes FIFA expansion, calls for equitable allocation

Jamaica Football Federation president, Captain Horace Burrell, says FIFA’s sensational expansion of the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams is a welcome move. But the CONCACAF vice-president cautioned along the lines that there is still a long way to go in fine-tuning the details, plus he hopes that the allocation will be equitable. “These […]

Referee Hunt – JFF To Go On Massive Recruitement Drive

Referee Hunt – JFF To Go On Massive Recruitement Drive

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is looking to add to its pool of referees and will begin its search through a recruitment drive with students along with military and police personnel being targeted. This exercise, it hopes, will improve the standard of refereeing in local football. Chairman of the JFF’s referees committee, Michael Ricketts, doesn’t, […]

JFF to announce International Friendly Games

JFF to announce International Friendly Games

The Jamaica Football Federation wishes to advise that the Federation is currently in negotiations with a number of countries regarding international friendly matches for our Senior Men’s team for before and after the Caribbean Cup Semi-finals and the CONCACAF Gold Cup to be held in June and July 2017 respectively. This is part of the […]

JFF Supports #CrimeFreeChristmas

JFF Supports #CrimeFreeChristmas

The Jamaica Football Federation is enthusiastic in giving it’s full support to the #CrimeFreeChristmas campaign. We wish everyone across the nation a peaceful and pleasant Christmas season.

“Out of many, One people” – Joel Grant

“Out of many, One people” – Joel Grant

Something that I constantly hear, or read, is that the JFF have ignored home grown players and have instead used average/mediocre foreign players. When I say foreign players more often then not it is referring to the English based players. Is this the reason for Jamaica’s disappointing World Cup Qualifying campaign? I have read many […]

FIFA to stage Women’s Football Administration Course

FIFA to stage Women’s Football Administration Course

FIFA will stage a Women’s Football Administrators Course in Jamaica December 5-9, 2016. The Course will be held at the JFF Technical Center, University of the West Indies. The FIFA has appointed Yolanda Camacho from Costa Rica who is more widely known as the organizer and managing director of the Women’s Under-17 World Cup soccer […]

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