Basseterre, St. Kitts- This past week the Cfu and Congress held in Panama. The SKNFA was represented by President Anthony Johnson, GS Stanley Jacobs and Executive Member Don Grant. The CFU Congress was held on 18 April followed by the CONCACAF Congress on the 19 April. CONCACAF Congress was marked by a multitude of relevant events and highlighted by a report from former Barbados Chief Justice, Sir David Simmons, chairman of the independent Integrity Committee.
The Integrity Committee, which was established last year at the request of various members of the confederation and the CONCACAF Executive Committee, shared the results of its investigation into the activities of the confederation’s previous leadership.
Out of the Congress the SKNFA was made fully aware of women’s competitions to be held this year. The Women’s U-17 Qualifying Tournament will take place from 12th – 19th August. Team St. Kitts-Nevis who have been placed in Group II will come against USVI, Antigua & Barbuda and Trinidad & Tobago.
With respect to the Women’s U-20 Qualifying Tournament, St. Kitts-Nevis has been placed in Group II with the likes of Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda and British Virgin Island. The venues for both tournaments are yet to be decided. Our girls are currently in training and we wish them the best.
The Congress also highlighted the members of the standing committees 2012-2016. Highlighted were SKNFA’s Stanley Jacobs, Lenny Lake, Dexter Tyrell, Alistair Edwards and Andy Blanchette.