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Trinidad is Now the Caribbean’s Top-Ranked Football Team

 Above: the Soca Warriors in action By the Caribbean Journal staff The Soca Warriors are on top of the Caribbean. Trinidad and Tobago’s national football team sits atop the region in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, which was released this …

Grenada Eyes Football Future

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s men’s national football team is currently ranked 145th in the world according to the October edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, just ahead of Barbados and Curacao. It’s something that …

The Caribbean’s New Top Football Team

 Above: the Benna Boys By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is now the Caribbean’s top-ranked national football team, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. The country jumped a whopping 69 slots in the latest rankings, reaching 80th …

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 COULD THE Caribbean ever host a World Cup? Why not? Earlier this year, Caribbean Journal contributor Ilio Durandis put forth the idea that Haiti could one day host the World Cup. But that got us thinking — what about the …

 Above: Trinidad’s Soca Warriors By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors are now the Caribbean’s top-ranked football side, according to the year-end rankings from FIFA and Coca-Cola. Trinidad is now ranked 78th in the world, one spot …

 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor IMAGINE the tiny country of Haiti as host to one of the world’s biggest events: the World Cup. For now, it may all seem like fiction; however, if Haiti wants to be an emerging country by …

 Above: Cuba’s footballers in action vs Belize (Photo: FIFA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has leapfrogged Jamaica and Haiti to become the Caribbean’s highest ranked national football squad, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings. Cuba is ranked 74th …

 Above: FIFA Headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has suspended a Jamaican international footballer and the national team’s doctor, it announced Thursday. FIFA suspended midfielder Jermaine Hue and team doctor Dr Carlton Fraser. Both had been …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti fell 5 spots in the most recent FIFA rankings to 74th in the world, although that is still good enough for the top ranking in the Caribbean. Jamaica, ranked 76th in the world, rose …

 Above: Les Grenadiers By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is once again the top-ranked Caribbean football team, despite a somewhat surprising drop of six slots in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings. Haiti is now at 69th in the world, followed by …

 Above: Martinique celebrating the victory By the Caribbean Journal staff It took until extra time, but Martinique sent a strong message to the football world in the Gold Cup opener on Sunday. Fabrice Reuperne’s lefty shot from just outside the …

 Above: Jack Warner By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago National Security Minister Jack Warner has resigned, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced. The PM said she had officially accepted his resignation in a statement on Monday. “I wish to …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and FIFA President By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government and FIFA have agreed to establish a task force to promote the development of football in the Caribbean country. The move was announced by FIFA …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have retaken the Caribbean lead from Haiti in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings. The Reggae Boyz are now ranked 53rd in the world, just ahead of Slovakia and …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz (file photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz followed up their 1-1 draw with Panama with a 2-0 loss to Costa Rica on Tuesday evening in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the …

 Above: Haiti’s Grenadiers By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti remains the Caribbean’s top-ranked football team, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Haiti was 51st in the world according to the March rankings, although that represented a one-spot fall from …

 Above: Haiti’s Grenadiers in action against Dartmouth earlier this year By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Grenadiers surged 18 spots in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, overtaking Jamaica as the top-ranked Caribbean side. Haiti is now ranked 39th in the …

 Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz in action against Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz remain the top-ranked Caribbean side, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings. The Boyz are now ranked 50th in the world, ahead of Bolivia …