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Lawrence on Trial at DC United

Lawrence on Trial at DC United

National defender Kemar Lawrence is currently at Major League Soccer team DC United for a two-week trial. However, the 21-year-old Lawrence, who represents Harbour View in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), is also recuperating from a groin injury and has not started his try-out as yet. He told The Gleaner in an interview from […]

Burrell Returned as JFF President

Burrell Returned as JFF President

Captain Horace Burrell was returned unopposed as JFF president. Other members of the new JFF executive include Bruce Gaynor, first vice-president, Raymond Anderson, second vice-president, Michael Ricketts, third vice-president, Garry Sinclair, treasurer, Peter Reid, executive officer and Raymond Grant, general secretary. Ricketts and Reid are the two new executive members, following the decision by former […]

Burrell asks for assistance to improve fields

Burrell asks for assistance to improve fields

President of the Jamaica Football Federation Captain Horace Burrell, says Jamaica’s progress in football will be stymied if playing surfaces and facilities are not brought up to world standard. Speaking at the Jamaica Observer’s weekly Monday Exchange, Burrell bemoaned the lack of good playing surfaces and called on the private sector to step up to […]

Webb: Boyz are standard bearers

Webb: Boyz are standard bearers

FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF boss Jeffrey Webb has charged Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz to remember that they are the standard bearers in the region. Webb made the charge as a special guest at yesterday’s Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Annual General Meeting (Voting Congress) at the St James Ballroom at the Secrets Hotel and Spa in Montego […]

CONCACAF President Visits Jamaica

CONCACAF President Visits Jamaica

President of CONCACAF and FIFA Vice-President, Jeffrey Webb will arrive In the the island today to be a Guest Speaker at the Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Football Federation on Sunday, July 20. The Congress will be held in the St. James Ballroom at the Secrets Hotel and Spa in Montego Bay and begins […]

Intense Period of Coaching Education

Intense Period of Coaching Education

The months of July and August could easily be described as the Coaching Education months as three courses will be conducted by the Jamaica Football Federation in association with FIFA.   Monday, July 21-25, JFF Football Center, UWI FIFA Coaching Course for Coaches of Female players. This will be conducted by Dawn Scott, Fitness and […]

CONCACAF reaches new heights

CONCACAF reaches new heights

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football is a potpourri of 41 mostly small nations that kick soccer balls in a semi-organized manner. For the most part, CONCACAF is a sleepy outpost on the global frontier, boasting the United States and Mexican men’s programs, the U.S. women and, […]

Humphrey Reflects on Experiences with Jamaica

Humphrey Reflects on Experiences with Jamaica

Preston North End midfielder Chris Humphrey acknowledges that representing Jamaica in the off-season was an ‘unbelievable experience’ as well as a learning curve for the 26-year-old. Humphrey featured in all four of the Reggae Boyz’ games over the summer and played the full 90 minutes in their impressive 2-2 draw against seven time African Cup […]

FIFA Instructor Kenton Comes for Another Course

FIFA Instructor Kenton Comes for Another Course

On the heels of his country’s historic and admirable achievement at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, FIFA Instructor and experienced Costa Rican coach Rodrigo Kenton will be staging another Advanced Level II Coaching Course in Jamaica, August 4-14th. This will be coach Kenton’s third course this year and seventh overall. With the mandatory coaching licensing […]

Women’s Football Ambassador Support Programme Builds

Women’s Football Ambassador Support Programme Builds

EXCITING NEWS – ON THE WAY TO THE WORLD CUP 2015 ARE YOU A REGGAE GIRL – the new crowdfunding campaign to support the Jamaica Reggae Girlz has been launched on IndieGoGo! The proceeds from this campaign will be used to help the team prepare for the Final CFU Round in Trinidad, August 19 – […]

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