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Digicel Chelsea Football Academy kicks off in Barbados

The opening of the 2013 Digicel Chelsea Football Academy took place in Barbados on Monday, 11 November with 39 of the region’s top young footballers participating in a week-long training camp given by some the world’s best youth coaches from the Chelsea Football Club Foundation. ...

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Jeff Webb confirmed as CONCACAF President

Jeffrey Webb, president of the Cayman Islands Football Association was confirmed as president of CONCACAF earlier this week at the federation’s congress in Budapest, Hungary. Mr Webb was the sole candidate for the post and going into the congress, had received the nominations of some 29 of the 40 member countries in the North and Central America and Caribbean football body. Mr Webb has over 20 years in leadership positions in football, as President of the CIFA, FIFA Executive Committee (Observer), Chairman of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Normalisation Committee, member of the FIFA Transparency and Compliance Committee, Deputy Chairman of the FIFA Internal Audit Committee, and Chairman of the CONCACAF Youth Committee. ...

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Winston Chung to receive FIFA Order of Merit

Winston Chung, former Technical Director of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and founder of The Academy Sports Club will receive the highest order of distinction in the world of football at the 62nd FIFA Congress, in Budapest, Hungary on 24-25 May 2012. “I am surprised and overwhelmed by this great honor of recognition,” Mr Chung said. “My work has been extremely rewarding, and I share the FIFA Order of Merit with all the young footballers that have worked so hard to improve their skills and continue their education. I hope this achievement is a beacon for them to aspire to their dreams.” Mr Chung continued, “I would very much like to thank my wife Barbara and my children for being my inspiration and supporting my efforts over the years. As well, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Jeffrey Webb, President of CIFA, for nominating me for this prestigious award.” ...

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