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Premier League Games Postponed

The ABFA 2015-2016 Premier League games for the upcoming weekend is postponed due to the Independence celebrations. The games will be played next weekend, see below adjusted schedule.   Sat 07, Nov Ottos Rangers FC vs Old Road FC 4:00 PM ARG Sat 07, Nov Fort Road FC vs Pigott’s Bullets FC 6:00 PM ARG […]

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Empire shock Sap Redz’s four lifts Parham to the top

JOHN’S, Antigua (October 28, 2015) – On Sunday, Empire not only fought back; they shocked Sap by coming from two goals down with 20 minutes remaining to win 4-3. The dramatic victory could not have been scripted any better for the team that was humiliated in the Gray’s Green derby two weeks ago. This time around, […]

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Byers returns; Parham hunts three in a row

By Ian “Magic” Hughes JOHN’S, Antigua (October 23, 2015) – Peter Byers is back on the Sap front line after missing last week’s 2-2 draw against Bullets having served a one-match suspension for a red card versus Old Road. With back-to-back draws following opening wins against Parham and Fort Road, Byers is said to be […]

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ABFA-GNFC Futsal League Underway

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – One dozen teams representing 11 clubs are in the hunt for bragging rights in an Antigua and Barbuda Football Association-sanctioned Youth Futsal League. The league, which began on September 25 and will conclude on November 7, is also powered by Generation Next FC. The official competition, which is being called a […]

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Eugine Kirwan Scores on Caledonia Debut

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Bennaboy Eugene Kirwan scored on his debut for  Morvant Caledonia United in the First Citizens Cup 2015. The Story picked up from the T&T Pro league site follows: In a quarter-final double header at the Hasely Crawford Stadium (Sunday18th OCT), Morvant Caledonia United advanced with a 2-1 win over Defence Force, an […]

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Five for ‘Peter Redz’ as Parham Storm out the Gate

Sunday’s Premier Division matches provided a goal-fest at Antigua Recreation Grounds (ARG). Defending champions Asot’s Arcade Parham won their first game of the 2015/2016 season with an emphatic 6-1 thumping of Five Islands. Hoppers, meanwhile, rocked Empire 4-1 in the feature game dubbed the Cool and Smooth Cup. In what was billed a Round South […]

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Acting FIFA President Makes Statement

08.10.2015 Statement by Issa Hayatou, Acting FIFA President Today, amid extraordinary circumstances, I have assumed the office of FIFA President pursuant to Article 32 (6) of the FIFA Statutes. I will serve only on an interim basis. A new President will be chosen by the Extraordinary Congress on 26 February 2016. I myself will not be a […]

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Empire Strike Back

By Ian “Magic” Hughes   Former 13-time champions Cool and Smooth Empire came from a goal down to beat defending champions Asot’s Arcade Parham 2-1 during their weekend Premier Division match at the Antigua Recreation Grounds (ARG). It was a thriller, at least in the second half, after both teams failed to score in the […]

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Sap and Grenades Win

By Ian “Magic” Hughes   Novell “Boy Boy” Francis scored in extra time to give Sap a 2-1 win over Sani Pro Fort Road in the first game of the Harney Motors ABFA Premier Division double-header on Saturday. The goal came moments after Fort Road came close to taking the lead when a shot from deep […]

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FIFA to help 40 member associations boost their sustainable income

FIFA is helping developing football nations with major potential to move towards sustainable financial independence through an innovative new approach to football development. Through diverse and creative projects, the Win-Win Programme supports the needs of developing member associations that show potential for football and income growth but lack the resources to realise that potential. FIFA offers financial […]

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Harney Motors Premier League Week 2 Preview

Week two in the AFL Must win for Empire, Parham and Grenades by Ian “Magic” Hughes It’s week two in the ABFA Premier Division and already defending champions Asots Arcade Parham and former 13-time champions Cool & Smooth Empire are in ‘must win’ modes. Strange as that may seem both teams are staring 0-2 starts […]

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Antigua & Barbuda Climbs FIFA Football Ladder

By Ian Hughes Antigua and Barbuda jumped 22 places to 83rd in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings, placing the country among the biggest movers. The list is out approximately one month after the Benna Boys defeated Guatemala 1-0 in the first leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers at home at the […]

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Big Pete doubtful

Big Pete doubtful   by Ian “Magic” Hughes   Following his hat trick against defending champions Asots Arcade Parham on Sunday “Big Pete” Byers may miss this weekend’s encounter.   Coach Janiel “Board” Simon confirmed that his star striker left Sunday’s game with a knee injury.   In the absence of a medical report, Simon […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Back In TOP 90

St. John’s, Antigua – There are some notable changes in the October edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. At the top, Germany (2nd, up 1) have reclaimed second spot and trail leaders Argentina (1st, unchanged) by just 18 points. Belgium (3rd, down 1) complete the top three. Other climbers in the top ten include Portugal […]

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