CONCACAF – 2009
Seven CONCACAF referees took part in the FIFA Elite Referee Seminar II at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 23-26 September. Joel Aguilar (El Salvador), Benito Armando Archundia (Mexico), Carlos Batres (Guatemala), Jair Marrufo (USA), Roberto Moreno (Panama), Marco Rodriguez (Mexico) and Enrico Wijngaarde(Suriname) joined 47 other referees at the seminar, the purpose of which was to evaluate them for possible selection for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.
Ronald Jones was re-elected as President of the Barbados Football Association during the annual general meeting at the Barbados Workers Union Headquarters in St Michael’s on 28 September. Jones defeated Sherlock Yarde 81 -60 for a term that will expire in 2012. Also at the annual general meeting, Yarde was elected Senior Vice-President, while Basil Gittens was chosen as Junior Vice-President and Curtis Hunte was elected treasurer.
The women’s team of Anguilla posted a win and a draw against hosts the US Virgin Islands in a two-game friendly
series in St Croix in late August. Jaynelie Lake scored twice for Anguilla, while Zauditu Amlak Kaza and Sydnei Rogers answered for the US Virgin Islands in the 2-2 draw in the first encounter at the St Croix Educational Complex Ground on 29 August. Two days later, Shanelle Browne scored the only goal of the match for Anguilla in their 1-0 win at St Croix’s Schjang Grounds. The victory was the Soccer Dolphins’ first since they defeated Antigua and Barbuda 1 -0 in a friendly in Sf John’s on 29 August 2004.