Benna Boys hunting victory, better FIFA ranking

A win is the ultimate when the National Football Team of Antigua & Barbuda comes up against Trinidad & Tobago at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, at 4:45 pm. But the management is also looking to gauge to overall efficacy of the squad, which is preparing for the next round of FIFA World […]

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Going global with ANU football

President of the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association, Everton “Batow” Gonsalves has been named as member of the Organizing Committee for FIFA U-20 World Cup. This follows Gonsalves’ appointment to the CONCACAF normalization committee set up after the resignation of FIFA’s Vice President Austin Jack Warner. The U-20 World Cup Committee is the second largest […]

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A&R Plumbing and Electrical Celtics are champions

A&R Plumbing and Electrical Celtics captured the ABFA First Division title following a 4-1 victory over Guydadli on Tuesday. With one match remaining the Champions have amassed an unassailable 44 points to take the title and gain automatic promotion to the top flight. They will be joined by Virgin Holidays Fort Road, in second place […]

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A&R Plumbing and Electrical Celtics are champions

A&R Plumbing and Electrical Celtics captured the ABFA First Division title following a 4-1 victory over Guydadli on Tuesday. With one match remaining the Champions have amassed an unassailable 44 points to take the title and gain automatic promotion to the top flight. They will be joined by Virgin Holidays Fort Road, in second place […]

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Female football in focus

The Antigua & Barbuda Football Association is celebrating the successes of four of its female football players making their mark in the sport at two colleges in the United States. Gwendolyn Salmon, Executive member of the ABFA responsible for female football is extremely elated for the players stating that many persons helped in the process. […]

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lime Old Road ABFA 2011 -2012 Premier League Champions

All Hail the Champs Lime Old Road received its 2011/2012 ABFA national championship trophy following a 2-1 win over Hospitality Services Sea View farm at the ARG on Sunday. Led by a second straight double strike by the league’s chief marksman Stephan “Tommy” Smith Old Road came from a goal down to finish its season […]

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Lights out, Sap and United win

The final game of the triple header in the ABFA premier division between Champion Footwear Hoppers and Asot’s Arcade Parham finished prematurely due to a block out at halftime of that game. At that time Hoppers led 1-0 and according to officials of the ABFA, the game will be rescheduled fro Wednesday 22nd at 4:45 […]

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National Team Training

The following players have been selected to attend national team training in preparation for the upcoming matches Trinidad and Tobago and St. Kitts on the 29th February and 3rd March 2012 respectively. SELECTION GOALKEEPERS Molvin James (Old road) Keita Di Castro (Parham) Olson Ford (Willikies) Tahari Lewis (Parham) DEFENDERS George Dublin (Hoppers) Karanja Mack (SAP) […]

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Name the team contest

February18 th, 2012 The ABFA congratulate Jennifer Hector winner of the Name the Team Contest. Below are the submissions results for the Name the Team contest for the Antigua and Barbuda National Team FIFA World Cup 2014 campaign. We received a total of 3,689 texts. BENNA BOYS 1380 BEACH BOYS 1273 IRON BANDITS 408 RYTHYM […]

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Tommy’s double strike

Lime Old Road claimed the 2011-2012 premier division title on Sunday. Yesterday the champs demonstrated why they grabbed that distinction with another impressive 2-1 win over Bassa in the feature game of a double header at the ARG. Led by the league’s top scorer, Stephan “Tommy” Smith the champions played like they needed to win […]

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Champs on show

When Lime Old Road takes the field today in the feature games in the ABFA premier division against Bassa they do so as Champions. It will be the first time in its history that Old Road will have this honor, thanks mainly to the work of Coach Derrick “Pretty Boy” Edwards and the dedication of […]

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Byers hat trick gives Old Road Title

Peter “Big Pete” Byers led Sugar Ridge Sap to a 4-2 win over Special Security Services All Saints United handing Lime Old Road the premier division title in the process. All the goals came in the first half with Byers the star of the show. It was only a matter of time before Byers got […]

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No time to relax

With Bullets and Cool & Smooth Empire already relegated, and with Old Road one point from the title, today’s matches in the ABFA premier division at the ARG may seem inconsequential. Not so fast, these games are of extreme importance. In 1983 or there about Empire needed one point from three games to win the […]

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Empire strikes out, Old Road needs a point

Usually, it’s “Empire Strike Back” but in the case of Cool & Smooth Empire playing in the ABFA premier division it’s a different catch phrase. Yes, former 14-time champions Empire was sent packing to the first division after losing two-nil to Lime Old Road at the ARG Yesterday. Both teams came into the game needing […]

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From top to bottom

The three teams at the bottom of the ABFA premier division table will be in action when the competition continues with a double header at the ARG on Saturday. Pigotts Bullets and Cool & Smooth Empire are tied in the cellar on 12 points with Willikies third from the bottom five points ahead. Also on […]

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Salmon wants more women in football

Head of the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) Women’s Football Committee Gwen Salmon is hoping for more player participation in the ABFA Women’s League which is slated to commence on March 31 with an opening ceremony. The committee is calling on all girls 13 and older to be a member of a club within […]

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Hoppers duck bullets, Sap stops Farm

Champion Footwear Green Bay Hoppers and Sugar Ridge Sap grabbed maximum points in the ABFA premier division double header at the ARG on Wednesday. Hoppers beat bottom of the table Pigotts Bullets 3-0 in game one before Sap knocked off Hospitality Services Sea View Farm 2-0 in the feature game. Once again, national striker Tamarley […]

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Wednesday preview

Hoppers 22 vs bullets 12 Sap 18 vs Farm 22 Can Hoppers dodge Bullets Today’s double header at the ARG in the ABFA premier division should be a dandy. In game one, Champion Footwear Green bay Hoppers take on Pigotts before Sugar Ridge Sap battle Hospitality Services Sea View Farm. Both Farm and Hoppers are […]

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