Countdown to CARIFESTA XII – 4 days to go!

first_img China Ready For Caribbean Culture – Barbadian artiste You may be interested in… Jul 28, 2020 Dec 20, 2019 Antigua and Barbuda Still Committed to Hosting CARIFESTA in… Let’s catch the excitement! Four days to go! Nineteen countries confirmed for CARIFESTA XIVWith five months to go to CARIFESTA XIV, 19 countries have confirmed their attendance at this premier festival of the arts from 16 – 25 August 2019, in Trinidad and Tobago. Sixteen Caribbean Member States and Associate Members have responded to the official invitation to participate in the Festival which…March 25, 2019In “Associate Member States”Solidarity in Action – Health, Security working to protect Frontline Workers in COVID-19 Response(CARPHA and IMPACS Joint StatementPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 15 May 2020)   The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS) both members of the CARICOM Security Cluster; and part of the coordinated regional response to COVID-19 recently delivered a…May 18, 2020In “Anguilla”Happy CARICOM Day!The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) comprises 15 Member States and five Associate Members. At the Eighth Heads of Government Conference of the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA) held in April 1973 in Georgetown, Guyana, the decision to establish the Caribbean Community was brought to fruition. The process through which it was…July 4, 2017In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsAppcenter_img Jul 13, 2020 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Aug 20, 2020 Caribbean Leaders Urged to Diversify Creative Economy… Soca Food Truck: Caribbean Comfort Food Blends Spices with… last_img read more

PH begins AFC U-23 campaign in Malaysia

first_imgThe Philippine U-23 men’s football team. PFF MANILA – The Philippine men’s U-23 football team is set to begin its campaign in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 Qualifiers, which is slated from March 22 to 26 in Malaysia.The players called up for the competition were mostly those who were part of the Philippine men’s U-22 team that participated in the recent AFF U22 Championship 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Bannering the squad were Javier Gayoso, Dylan De Bruycker, Troy Limbo, Mariano Suba Jr., Daniel Saavedra, Jerome Marzan, Mark Magtoto, Kyle Magdato, Vincent Lovitos, Christian Lapaz, Earl Laguerta, and Jeremiah Borlongan.Also in the team were Ray Sanciangco, James Mansueto, Jordan Jarvis, William Jay Grierson, Major Dean Ebarle, Jose Miguel Clarino, Winces Balbino, Lawrence Baguio, Jessie Semblante, Kenry Balobo, and Michael Asong. Serving as the head coach of the team, which is also being eyed for the 30th Southeast Asian Games, is Salvador Salvacion and assisted by Coaches Randolfo Clarino, Christopher Pedimonte, and Ralph Datoy.The Philippines is drawn to Group J and will face host Malaysia, China PR, and Laos. The tournament also serves as the qualifiers for the 2020 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament.“We wish the Philippines Men’s Under-23 team good luck in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 Qualifiers,” said Philippine Football Federation general secretary Atty. Edwin Gastanes.“It is a dream for each player to play in the Olympics someday. This tournament will also serve as an avenue for them to enhance their abilities in preparation for the 30th Southeast Asian Games later this year,” he added./PNlast_img read more

UWF Comes Up Short in 74-62 Loss to UAH in GSC Play

first_img Peter Connole (Photo by Ron Besser) UWF Comes Up Short in 74-62 Loss to UAH in GSC Play Sharecenter_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – The West Florida men’s basketball team faced a tough opponent in Alabama-Huntsville in Saturday’s Gulf South Conference matinee, and UAH was able to pull away with a strong second half and hand the Argonauts a 74-62 loss at the UWF Field House.  UWF fell to 7-7 overall and 1-1 in GSC play, while the Chargers improved to 11-4 and picked up the win in their first GSC game of the season.Junior Ken Mitchell (Mobile, Ala./Alabama Southern CC) and senior Maurice Thomas (Milton, Fla./Pensacola JC) each chipped in 17 points for West Florida, while Mitchell led the team with eight rebounds and Thomas dished out a team-leading five assists.  Senior Jonathan Jackson (Pensacola, Fla./Johnson County CC) was a third Argonaut in double figures, as he was 6-10 from the field and scored 14 points.UAH led for the entire first half, going up by as many as 10 points at 15-5 with 13:59 left at the half.  The Argonauts stayed within striking distance, and a Ken Mitchell free throw with a minute left in the half narrowed the lead to two points.Jackson hit a jumper on the Argonauts’ first possession of the second half, tying the score for the first time at 33-33.  UWF took the lead on a basket by freshman Peter Connole (Orlando, Fla./Pine Castle Christian Academy), but it was short-lived, as UAH recharged and used a 13-2 run over a five-minute span to take an 11-point lead.  Alabama-Huntsville held on and clinched the 12-point victory on a pair of free throws by Josh Yost with 12 seconds to go.Despite the loss, West Florida out-shot the Chargers 47.2 percent to 41.9 percent.  UAH held the advantage in rebounds (39-31), and the Charges also took good care of the ball, turning it over only six times compared to the Argonauts’ 12.Zane Campbell had a big game for UAH, scoring 17 points and adding six rebounds.  Point guard Josh Magette was a constant factor, adding 15 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists.The Argonauts will hit the road next week to continue GSC play, as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Valdosta, Ga. to face Valdosta State on Wednesday, January 13.  The men’s game is scheduled to tip off at 8:00 p.m. ET, and fans can listen to a live audio broadcast on Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more