FIFA referee James Matthew and FIFA assistant referees Graeme Browne and Ike Inniss returned to the Federation yesterday (Wednesday 12th October), after successfully honouring their men’s World Cup Qualifier, Antigua-Barbuda vs the United States Virgin Islands, at the Sticky-Wicket Ground in St. Johns Antigua.
The host won 10-0.
This is not the first (1st) time for the year that these ambassadors have officiated in qualifiers.
James Matthew had appointments on june 15th in the Men’s World Cup Qualifier Preliminary Competition in Trinidad & Tobago: Montserrat vs Belize. Also 19 – 23 July, 2011, Men’s Olympic Qualifier – Preliminary Competition Caribbean Zone – Round 1 – Appointments – Group B in Dominica: Dominica, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago and Curacao
Graeme Browne worked 23 – 27 June, 2011 – Men’s Olympic Qualifier – Preliminary Competition Caribbean Zone – Round 1 – Appointments – Group C in Cuba: Cuba, Aruba & Guyana
Mr. James Greene also completed an assignment as referee assessor on 15th September, 2011, when he journeyed to Trinidad to perform duties in the Women’s U 17 World Cup Qualifier, Trinidad & Tobago vs Dominica.
The St. Kitts-Nevis Football Association (SKNFA) congratulates all of the above officials on these appointments, as well as their performances, and wishes them more appointments in the future