Tag: CIFA

Caymanian footballer training in the US

Caymanian footballer training in the US

| 03/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ackeem Hyde, a member of the Cayman Under 20 national football team and Future SC defender, is on a professional tryout with United Soccer League (USL) team San Antonio FC in Texas. The 19 year old, who headed to the US Saturday, 29 September, is spending two weeks with the professional club […]

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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 venue still to be determined.

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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 Roma 1-0 in an away game […]

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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 tournament, organised by Elite Sports Club […]

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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 governing body for the laws of the game, determines the structure of the laws and […]

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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. The course was aimed at teaching the role of a […]

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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 Blake, who is now working full-time at the association […]

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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 fans will be looking forward to the return of the game […]

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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, understanding the modern game and the concept of FIFA 11 […]

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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 all age categories.

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