Football Americas

Atlanta secures MLS franchise and plans 2017 start

Arthur BlankApril 17 – The MLS has added a 22nd franchise in Atlanta. The team will play its first season in 2017 in a 29,000 capacity stadium it will share with NFL team the Atlanta Falcons, Both franchises are owned by Arthur Blank.

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Beckham's Miami stadium plans meet renewed local opposition

Miami stadiumApril 17 - David Beckham's dreams of starting a new football franchise in the United States have suffered their first wobble.

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Warner screams foul as politicians raise alarm bells over Trinidad centre

jack warnerApril 18 - The dispute over the ownership of the Trinidad centre of excellence currently held by former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has become a point of political contention in Trinidad government politics with Warner saying the issue is being driven on to the political agenda by Trinidad's Attorney General.

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NWSL case study shows regional best practice, as the league opens second season

NWSL actionBy Paul Nicholson
April 15 – CONCACAF's Club Licensing Department has published its first Case Study to showcase and promote best practice in the region. The study looks at the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) which is about to start its second season.

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Antiguan clubs rebel against ABFA leadership and call for Congress and audit

gordon banks derrickBy Paul Nicholson
April 11 - Antiguan clubs are rebelling against their federation, the Antiguan and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA), and calling for FIFA or CONCACAF to step in and take control. They want the ABFA audited and full financial transparency by an independent body.

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The $1m swindle – Antiguan FA begs, borrows and gets into trouble

Antigua Commercial BankBy Paul Nicholson
April 10 - It has emerged that the Paynters St Georges football ground that is home to the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) has been mortgaged for EC$3 million ($1.1 million) at the Antigua Commercial Bank, where ABFA general secretary and Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick is vice chairman.

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US sack Sermanni ahead of Women's World Cup finals in Canada

Tom SermanniBy Andrew Warshaw
April 7 - After just 15 months in the job, Tom Sermanni has been sacked as coach of the United States' women's team just a year ahead of the World Cup finals in Canada.

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CONCACAF debuts its first Beach Soccer training course

El Salvador Beach Soccer teamApril 7 – CONCACAF is holding its first ever Beach Soccer coaching course starting this week in Fort Lauderdale, Miami. The course is the next extension of the confederation's development programme led by CONCACAF's director of development Hugo Salcedo.

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Webb and Platini sign for a more co-operative future in Cayman

Webb and PlatiniApril 7  - CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb hosted UEFA president Michel Platini in the Cayman Islands this weekend. The two confederation chiefs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) "for mutual co-operation towards the development of the game".

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U-15 Championship Results

  • Group A
  • B
  • C
  • D
 GWDLPTS
Bermuda 5 5 0 0 15
Cayman Islands 5 4 0 1 12
Aruba 5 3 0 2 9
Bahamas 5 1 1 3 4
US Virgin Islands 5 1 1 3 4
St. Maarten 5 0 0 5 0
 GWDLPTS
Guatemala 4 4 0 0 12
Belize 4 3 0 1 9
Jamaica 4 2 0 2 6
Grenada 4 1 0 3 3
Saint Lucia 4 0 0 4 0
 GWDLPTS
Honduras 4 4 0 0 12
Guadeloupe 4 3 0 1 9
St. Kitts 4 2 0 2 6
St Martin 4 1 0 4 3
Curacao 4 0 0 4 0
 GWDLPTS
El Salvador 5 3 2 0 11
Martinique 5 3 1 1 10
Haiti 5 3 1 1 10
Puerto Rico 5 3 0 2 9
Antigua and Barbuda 5 1 0 4 3
Saint Vincent 5 0 0 5 0

Latest scores

Honduras 5 0 Curacao
Antigua & Barbuda 5 Puerto Rico
Martinique 7 0 Saint Vincent
El Salvador 1 1 Haiti
St Martin 1 5 St Kitts
Cayman Is 4 2 Aruba
St Maarten 0 5 Bermuda
Jamaica 0 1 Guatemala
Grenada 1 6 Belize
Bahamas 2 2 US Virgin Is
Honduras 2 0 Guadeloupe
Saint Vincent 1 4 El Salvador
Martinique 2 0 A. & Barbuda
Puerto Rico 0 1 Haiti
Curaçao 2 4 Saint Kitts
Guatemala 1 0 Belize
Cayman 3 1 Bahamas
Saint Vincent 0 2 Haiti
Grenada 2 0 Saint Lucia
St. Maarten 2 3 Virgin Is.
Aruba 1 3 Bermuda
Saint Vincent 0 6 Puerto Rico
Honduras 6 0 Saint Kitts
El Salvador 1 1 Martinique
Haiti 5 1 A. & Barbuda
Guadeloupe 2 1 St. Martin
Cayman 0 3 Bermuda
Guatemala 5 1 Saint Lucia
Jamaica 1 3 Belize
Bahamas 8 0 St. Maarten
Aruba 10 0 Virgin Is.
Puerto Rico 1 3 El Salvador
Guatemala 5 0 Grenada
Cayman 8 0 Virgin Is.
Martinique 4 0 Haiti
Jamaica 2 0 Saint Lucia
Bahamas 0 1 Bermuda
A. & Barbuda 2 1 Saint Vincent
Curaçao 1 4 St. Martin
Guadeloupe 5 1 Saint Kitts
Aruba 6 0 St. Maarten
Martinique 1 2 Puerto Rico
Honduras 5 0 St. Martin
El Salvador 3 0 A. & Barbuda
Curaçao 0 6 Guadeloupe
Cayman 12 0 St. Maarten
Jamaica 4 0 Grenada
Aruba 4 0 Bahamas
Saint Lucia 0 1 Belize
Virgin Is. 0 8 Bermuda