US knocked out of FIFA World Cup

US knocked out of  FIFA  World Cup

COUVA , TRINIDAD – The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 on Tuesday, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against Trinidad and Tobago. An own goal from Omar Gonzalez, in the 16th minute put Trinidad and Tobago in front, before a stunning striker from defender Alvin […]

Jamaica enjoys BMO field support as Canada wins 2-0

Jamaica enjoys BMO field support as Canada wins 2-0

Canada defeated Jamaica 2-0 in the international friendly match played at BMO Field Stadium in Toronto last Saturday to avenge its quarter-final loss to the Reggae Boyz at the ’17 Gold Cup. Jamaica came into the game after a tremendous run-up to the Gold Cup final before falling 2-1 to the United States. Ironically, the […]

CAN vs JAM Gold Cup rematch at BMO Field

CAN vs JAM Gold Cup rematch at BMO Field

By Aldwyn McGill Thousands of soccer fans in Toronto are eagerly awaiting the big clash between Canada and the Jamaica Reggae Boyz at BMO Field Stadium on Saturday September 2. It is the rematch of this year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter final game that left both coaches wanting a better finishing performance from their teams. […]

Cayman Islands football picks new prez

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Local footballer Lee Ramoon has been elected as the new Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) president and promised to regain the trust of the members, sponsors, the public and government, but he said it would take time to turn the association around. “Everyone wants to see change and it is […]

TFC in must-win playoffs match

TFC in must-win playoffs match

Coach Greg Vanney – “a very talented team.”   Toronto FC plays the most important game in the franchise’s history tonight (Oct. 29) in Montreal. The game starting at 7 p.m. at Saputo Stadium marks the first time TFC has appeared in the postseason. TFC is in a must-win situation in a rematch against the […]

Games football to christen Hamilton venue

Games football to christen Hamilton venue

As thousands prepare to watch some of the world’s best soccer players compete at the Pan Am Games this summer, Games organizers and the City of Hamilton celebrated completion of the state-of-the-art stadium that will play host to all 32 games over 16 days in July. “It has been said that soccer is the world’s […]

Canada bests Jamaica 3-1

Canada bests Jamaica 3-1

Photo by GerardPhoto Canada’s men’s team outscored Jamaica 3-1 in a friendly match Tuesday evening at BMO Field. Jamaican defender Upson Edwards, #2, battles Canadian defensive midfielder Dave Edgar, #15, for the ball. For more sports stories, see Pg. 17.