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Tag: CIFA

U-17 National Team going to the Brac for training

U-17 National Team going to the Brac for training

| 06/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The Under-17 Boys National Football Team will be travelling to Cayman Brac this Friday, 10 June, for an intense three-day training camp in preparation for the first round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-17 World Cup Playoffs, which are scheduled for 20 – 24 July at a ve [...]

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Elite bag five goals as premier league kicks off

Elite bag five goals as premier league kicks off

| 21/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): With a 5-0 victory at home over Academy on Sunday, 18 October, Elite have found themselves at the top of the premier league after the CIFA season opened this weekend. Dwayne “Gaza” Wright bagged a hat trick to lead the scoring. Defending league champions Scholars managed to defeat Rom [...]

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Football on the calendar in October

Football on the calendar in October

| 08/10/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Both football players and fans of the game will have a lot to cheer about this month, starting this upcoming weekend. The two-day Hot Zone Sports Football Cup kicks off Saturday 10 October, and the 2015/16 Charity Shields matches will take place Sunday, 11 October.

The Hot Zone tour [...]

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CIFA coaches clubs on laws of the beautiful game

CIFA coaches clubs on laws of the beautiful game

| 25/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): To get all players, coaches and team managers caught up on recent changes to FIFA rules, the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) referee’s department will spend the 2015-16 season educating everyone involved.

The International Football Association Board, the official gover [...]

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Kids learn fundamentals of coaching football

Kids learn fundamentals of coaching football

| 24/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) hosted the CONCACAF Grassroots Coaching Course, from 17-19 September at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The programme is the foundation of football development in the Cayman Islands and is geared towards children from 5 to 12 years old.

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CIFA plans to elevate women’s game

CIFA plans to elevate women’s game

| 15/09/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The beleaguered local football association is hoping to raise the importance of the women’s game by introducing a female charity shield match and moving the senior league schedule to Sunday evenings alongside the men’s game. In a circular released by the acting CIFA president, Bruce B [...]

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Football season kicks off with Charity Shield

Football season kicks off with Charity Shield

| 09/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Premier league champions Scholars International SC and FA Cup holders Cayman Athletic SC will kick off the local premier league football season next month with the annual Charity Shield match. Despite the controversies dogging the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), the teams and [...]

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New CIFA referees get trained

New CIFA referees get trained

| 31/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of new referees has just completed a beginner’s course hosted by the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA). During the course, held at the George Town Primary School, the 10 participants learned about the intricacies of the laws of the game, interpreting challenges, underst [...]

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CIFA celebrates another season of football

CIFA celebrates another season of football

| 07/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association’s (CIFA) annual awards ceremony celebrated local players, coaches, officials and administrators as well as honouring members of the football community who participate in the association’s 11 leagues and programmes for both males and females in a [...]

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Kickoff next month for referee course

Kickoff next month for referee course

| 24/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A training course for referees will be held next month to certify anyone interested in officiating games for local Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) leagues.

CIFA and the association’s referees’ department will be conducting a beginners’ course from 12-19 July at the [...]

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Academy Sports Club wins U-12 football rally

Academy Sports Club wins U-12 football rally

| 24/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An Academy Sports Club team has won the recent Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) under-12 rally, going undefeated in all their matches. The Academy White team beat the Sunset Eagles 3-0 in the final.

All together, seven teams participated, representing Academy Sports Club, [...]

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CIFA kicks off CONCACAF Women’s Day

CIFA kicks off CONCACAF Women’s Day

| 21/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) is commemorating the first CONCACAF Women’s Day on 23 May. The initiative was created by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football to provide an opportunity for member associations to convey the import [...]

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Women’s national team set for football friendly

Women’s national team set for football friendly

| 12/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands women’s national football team returns to competitive play this week against Southwestern Oklahoma State University in a two-match friendly series.

The matches, which are free and open to the public, will take place Thursday, 14 May and Saturday, 16 May at th [...]

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