Fabio Costa from Portugal has put his final touches on preparing to face Mexico’s David Martínez at the Fairmont Southampton on Saturday.
Costa defeated Nikki Bascome back in 2017 and is looking to defeat Martínez in the same location.
Costa told www.islandstats.com, “I am ready for this fight, I took some time off for personal reasons, I fought once last year just to keep my rankings, but I am ready,” continued Costa.
“I would like to fight Nikki in a rematch, I want to win this fight and then I want to take on Nikki in Bermuda,” concluded Costa.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Youngsters Get Futsal Training to Improve Skills
Youngsters involved in the BAA Football Programme, ABC and Valencia are getting the benefit of working on improving their skills with the implementation of Futsal.
Peter Rickards has been brought in to assist with helping coaches and players improve their close ball skills.
BAA Technical Director Dashun Cooper said, “Having Rickards involved is a big thing for the programme, he brings a wealth of knowledge of the game and from my own experience I know it can assist the players.”
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Bean Attends Women in Football Leadership Programme
Bermuda Football Association’s Chairperson of the Women's Committee Charryse Bean, is attending the 2nd edition of the FIFA-UEFA Women in Football Leadership Programme in Zurich.
The Women in Football Leadership Programme aims to support the careers of women capable of influencing the football industry today and in the future through a powerful leadership training week.
The Chairperson of the Bermuda Football Association’s Security Committee Shequita Parson previously graduated from the program.
The weeklong event features Executive Level women from 20+ Member Associations and all six Confederations.
The Women in Football Leadership Programme is designed for women in football who have the potential and motivation to progress into senior leadership positions within their organization or are already in such roles. Participants work on and discuss aspects of leadership, while also focusing heavily on self-awareness and how this can support their career development. With the coaching included during the programme week, participants are challenged in both personal and professional aspects. Organized in collaboration with FIFA, the programme also provides a platform for exchange and networking between participants with a rich variety of backgrounds.
Monday, November 18, 2019
Bermuda Inside Sports Talk Radio
Inside Sports Talk Radio will air on www.islandstats.com today Monday November 18th at 12:15pm.
This Live Radio Sports Talk Show is hosted weekly by Ian Rawlins and co-hosted by Earl Basden will be in the Studio of Power95.
The show is for a 90 minute period that includes interviews and members of the public calling in.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Wilson & Hill Honored at the Center Renaming
The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation has renamed The Center on Angle Street - The Sammy Wilson Central Zone Community Center and named of the gym to The Clarence Hill Multi-Purpose Gymnasium.
Government and opposition MP’s were in attendance as was family and friends as the moment came to honor two men who have made a considerable contribution to Sports in Bermuda through the Center.
Wilson’s wife thanked everyone who was involved in making this a reality say, “I am glad I am here to witness this.”
Following the unveiling of his plaque, Hill was presented a cheque of $10,000.00 by the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo.