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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 – […]

Reggae Girlz in Seventh Heaven

Reggae Girlz in Seventh Heaven

CRISTOBAL, Dominican Republic — Jamaica advanced to the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Women’s Cup, sweeping to an emphatic 7-0 victory over the hosts Dominican Republic at the Estadio Panamericano here yesterday. After brushing aside St Lucia 14-0 on Wednesday, the Reggae Girlz eased to another convincing victory to top Group Five with six points. The […]

Reggae Girlz Land in Dom Rep

Reggae Girlz Land in Dom Rep

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Jamaica senior women’s team arrived here in two batches yesterday ahead of the start of matches in Group Five of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) qualifiers. The 24-member squad had a two-week preparation camp in Florida before departing for Santo Domingo and team physician Dr Ephraim Ingram believes players […]

Looking beyond the 8-0 loss

Looking beyond the 8-0 loss

Losing a football game 8-0 is, by any measure, humiliating. It’s even worse when the game is transmitted internationally, as the result exposes the defeated to ridicule and questions about their quality as opponents. After France scored their fifth goal in their rout of Jamaica on Sunday in the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, the […]

Austin: Everyone wants to play

Austin: Everyone wants to play

LILLE, France – A sold-out crowd of 45,000 spectators are expected at the newly erected Stade Pierre Mauroy today when the Reggae Boyz engage France in their fourth and final friendly international. It will be the final warm-up game for the 1998 World Cup champions, who will depart for 2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil […]

Schaefer: Building the Reggae Boyz, one block at a time

Schaefer: Building the Reggae Boyz, one block at a time

Baseball legend Babe Ruth once said, “Every strike is one step closer to a home run”. I always liked that quote because it points out the quintessence of success in sport, maybe of success in general. You can’t expect to grow, to improve and finally be successful without challenging yourself, taking a risk and losing […]

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