FIFA rejects Ukraine appeal; sanctions for discrimination upheld

The FIFA Appeal Committee yesterday decided to reject the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and confirm the decisions rendered by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee with regard to the FFU on 27 September 2013 in their entirety. As such, the next home match of the “A” representative team of Ukraine in the […]

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Reading midfielder Mikele Leigertwood nearing recovery

Source: SkySports Reading midfielder Mikele Leigertwood has taken a big step towards returning from a long-term injury. The 31-year-old has yet to feature this season after undergoing ankle surgery in the summer, but he got 45 minutes under his belt for the Royals’ Under-21 side in midweek. “It was a good milestone to get to, […]

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ABFA Highlights Week 7

                                                                     Football Action weekend wrap-up St. Johns, Antigua – The Antigua Recreation Grounds was filled with excitement and drama over the weekend. The ABFA Premier League provided great football excitement and even a few upsets to please the fans. The action kicked off on Football Friday as Asot’s Arcade Parham continued their movement to the […]

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Major League Soccer partners with Caribbean Football Union to host first-ever Caribbean Player Combine

Top performers from Caribbean region will receive invitation to annual adidas MLS Player Combine in Florida NEW YORK, NY (Thursday, November 14, 2013) – Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced it will host its first-ever Caribbean player combine, January 2-5, 2014, in St. John’s, Antigua. The event, in partnership with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), […]

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ABFA Week 6 Highlights

St. John’s, Antigua – In another action packed weekend which saw Cool and Smooth / Argos Greenbay Hoppers F.C remain perfect from 6 outings and title contender Sugar Ridge Sap F.C scoring five goals on relegation battling All Saints United F.C. Fans were once again treated to a week filled with great goals and exciting […]

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Antigua To Host MLS Combine

Press Release: November 12th, 2013.     MLS Sponsored Caribbean Combine in Antigua and Barbuda     St. John’s, Antigua – The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) would like to announce, that Antigua has been granted the privilege of hosting the first ever Major League Soccer (MLS) Combine in the Caribbean.   President of the Caribbean […]

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Ladies Complete FIFA Female Referee MA Course

St. John’s, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda Football Association along with support from FIFA has once again brought another member association course to its shores. After a busy year of building its grassroots program, the ABFA has once again shift its attention to building the women’s side of the game with the FIFA Female […]

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ABFA Week 5 Highlights

St. John’s, Antigua – The Independence weekend was filled with heavy rainfall and wet pitches across the island. The heavy rainfall caused the cancellation of the regular ABFA Football Friday action. However, match officials declared the ARG’s playing surface satisfactory on Sunday for exciting football action. Sunday’s line-up of matches gave spectators great joy with […]

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ABFA Football Friday and Cummunity Saturday Matches Postponed

Official Announcement St. John’s, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda Football Association would like to announce that matches on Friday 1st November, 2013 and also Saturday 2nd has been postponed until a later date. The matches were postponed due to heavy rainfall making most of the island’s match venues unplayable. However the ABFA Premier League […]

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