Lowe & Robinson Heading to FIFA Football Conference
Coaches and Technical Directors from over 150 member Associations including Bermuda are expected to attend the first-ever Conference aimed at analysing the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will take place in Milan on September 22nd 2019 as of 9:00pm.
The event will be opened by FIFA President Gianni Infantino with Bermuda Football Association Technical Development Director Maurice Lowe and Women’s National Coach Naquita Robinson.
Besides a technical and tactical analysis of the action on the pitch at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 and the presentation of FIFA’s Technical Study Group report, the conference will also contain a tribute to FIFA Women's World Cup champions the USA with the participation of the tournament's winning coach Jill Ellis, which is scheduled for 11:30.
The afternoon sessions will commence at 14:00 and include podium discussions on the pathway to success with Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman, on refereeing with the chairman of FIFA’s Referees Committee, Pierluigi Collina, on goalkeeping and on performance analysis, as well as a conference review with Brazil’s women's national team coach Pia Sundhage.
Also expected to attend are a host of other coaches from this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, including Sweden’s Peter Gerhardsson, England’s Phil Neville, France’s Corinne Diacre, Italy’s Milena Bertolini, Germany’s Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, Norway’s Martin Sjögren, Scotland’s Shelley Kerr, Australia’s Ante Milicic, Canada’s Kenneth Heiner-Møller, China PR’s Jia Xiuquan, Japan’s Asako Takakura, Spain’s Jorge Vilda, Cameroon’s Alain Djeumfa, South Africa’s Desiree Ellis, New Zealand’s Tom Sermanni and Argentina’s Carlos Borrello, along with women’s football experts from all six confederations, among many others.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Bermuda Move Up FIFA World Rankings
The FIFA Rankings have now been updated with Bermuda now ranked 167th.
Bermuda was ranked 174th, following a 1 – 0 win over Guyana, 2-1 defeats to Costa Rica and Haiti, which was followed by a win over Nicaragua, saw Bermuda destine to move up the rankings.
Bermuda then fell 4 – 1 to Panama, before defeating their same opponents 2 – 0 days later saw the country move up the 7 spots.
Bermuda is now ranked 19th in CONCACAF, Mexico are still in first, with USA second and Costa Rica third in the Region.
Grenada were the biggest jumpers on the FIFA List in CONCACAF leaping 13 places to 160th, Guatemala and Cayman Islands both leaped 11 places.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Bermuda Footballers in Action Across Europe
Reggie Lambe Scored for Cambridge United
Nathan Trott and his AFC Wimbledon teammate's resilient display on the road produced no reward tonight with an injury-time winner from Liam Walsh securing victory for Coventry City.
AFC Wimbledon had looked set to earn a point against the league leaders, but Walsh struck in time added on to defeat Wimbledon. Marcus Forss had given Wimbledon the lead in the first-half, but Coventry eventually turned it around to triumph 2-1.
Reggie Lambe and his Cambridge United teammates put ten man Mansfield Town to the sword to secure their second away win in four days, as they ran away 4 - 0 winners at Field Mill.
Jack Roles, George Maris and Lambe all got off the mark for the season in the second half, whilst Sam Smith registered again for United who took full advantage of Matt Preston’s 51st minute dismissal.
Jonte Smith was once again an unused substitute as his Cheltenham Town teammates won in another thrilling Sky Bet League Two match at the Jonny Rocks-Stadium by defeating Bradford by three goals to two.
Goals from Gavin Reilly and Jake Doyle-Hayes cancelled out Jermaine Anderson’s opener before Ben Richards-Everton’s headed equalizer.
Ben Tozer scored the winner in another exciting match at home for Cheltenham Town, who continued their fine start to the season and made it 15 home games without defeat.
Roger Lee and his Tallinna Kalev teammates pulled out of the relegation zone with a 2 – 1 win over Kuressaare.
Hannes Anier gave Lee and his teammates the lead in the 9th minute, but the score was leveled in on the stroke of half time when Märten Pajunurm found the back of the net.
The winner came in the 67th minute as Wale Alli scored for Tallinna Kalev.
Friday, September 13, 2019
James & Cipres To Continue to Olympics & Worlds
Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres have decided to continue until the Winter Olympic Games and the World Championships in Montpellier.
James who is preparing for the Battle of the Blades announced via social media, “We won't make the beginning of the season because we want to be in the best conditions to start next season.”
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Correia Eliminated in Jumping Challenge Opening Round
The FEI World Jumping Challenge has begun in Ecuador, with Bermuda’s Philip Correia competing.
Unfortunately Correia was Eliminated while competing in the 1st Qualifying Round.
Correia riding Mhia along with four other competitors were Eliminated.
Sami Cherkaoui from Morocco won the First Qualifying Round clocking a Clear Round time of 66.09, Giorgia Ieromazzo from the Dominican Republic was second clocking 71.28, but they had 1 Penalty Fault Point and Marissa Thompson from Panama was third with a time of 79.45, but they had 3 Penalty Fault Points.