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2019 Gold Cup Hailed As “Biggest Ever”

2019 Gold Cup Hailed As “Biggest Ever”

With more than 590,000 fans attending, 8.5 million television viewers, and 417 million people reached via social media, the 2019 Gold Cup – which Bermuda competed in — is being hailed as the biggest-ever edition of the tournament. The organisation said, “The 2019 Gold Cup, the biggest-ever edition of the tournament, was a success... Read more of this article

Video: Zane DeSilva Donates $50K To Footballers

Video: Zane DeSilva Donates $50K To Footballers

Tourism Minister and Island Construction owner Zane DeSilva officially presented a cheque for $50,000 to the 2019 Bermuda Gold Cup football team today [July 10], saying the donation is to show appreciation to the team and also help them with their journey.Minister DeSilva previously confirmed the donation was being made in his personal capacity, saying,... Read more of this article

Petition: ‘Give Our Team Full-Time Contracts’

Petition: ‘Give Our Team Full-Time Contracts’

Seeking to secure full-time contracts for Bermuda’s national football team, a petition has been launched by Alissa Hayward at Change.org. As of July 8, more than 1,450 people have signed the petition, which calls on the public to “support the Gombey Warriors.”The petition’s description says, “In light of our recent Gold... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Premier Congratulates Footballers

Photos, Video: Premier Congratulates Footballers

Premier David Burt met with the Gold Cup football team members who are on the island on June 29 at the Cabinet Office in order to congratulate them on their recent performance Making their first ever debut in the Gold Cup, the Gombey Warriors scored a total of four goals against some of Concacaf’s most elite teams, who all represent nations with... Read more of this article

Video: Dale Eve Surprises Young Fan

Video: Dale Eve Surprises Young Fan

[Written by Don Burgess] Dale Eve has won so many superlatives for what he has done for Bermuda on the field, all well-deserved, but what he is doing off the field is causing an impact too. This continued Monday night when Eve gave a pair of signed gloves to Semaj Baisden-Scott. Young Semaj, 8, had written Eve a letter that went viral on social media.... Read more of this article

Ben Smith Praises Bermuda’s Gold Cup Team

Ben Smith Praises Bermuda’s Gold Cup Team

Saying that the Gombey Warriors “highlighted the best of Bermuda,” Shadow Sports Minister Ben Smith praised the the nation’s recent appearance at the Gold Cup, noting that “this is just the beginning of what they can achieve.” Mr. Smith said, “Sport is a great vehicle for bringing a country together and this football... Read more of this article

Celebratory Motorcade Planned For Footballers

Celebratory Motorcade Planned For Footballers

“An outstanding and historic performance by our Gombey Warriors,” said Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo following the Bermuda National Football team’s 2-0 victory over Nicaragua last night [June 24]. “And the Sports Minister confirmed that the Ministry in conjunction with the Department of Youth, Sports and... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Cup Football Team Return Home

Video: Gold Cup Football Team Return Home

[Updated with photos] After an exceptional showing at their first ever Concacaf Gold Cup, some of Bermuda’s football team returned home today [June 25] where they were greeted by friends and family, as well as schoolchildren seeking their autographs and wanting to take photos with the players. The footballers happily accommodated all the requests,... Read more of this article

Video: Football Team Gets $50,000 Donation

Video: Football Team Gets $50,000 Donation

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s football team struck a different kind of gold last night after its historic 2-0 victory over Nicaragua at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. At the after party to celebrate the team’s accomplishment for making the Gold Cup, Tourism Minister and Island Construction owner Zane DeSilva stunned the crowd when... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Football Team Defeat Nicaragua

Photos: Bermuda Football Team Defeat Nicaragua

The Bermuda football team made an exceptional showing against Nicaragua in the Gold Cup last night [June 24] claiming a 2-0 win, with goals from Lejaun Simmons and Nahki Wells, with the team earning the historic victory in front of a large group of traveling fans in New Jersey. Bermuda’s history making team included Nahki Wells, Dante Leverock, Jonte... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Cup Football Press Conference

Video: Gold Cup Football Press Conference

The Bermuda football team made an exceptional showing against Nicaragua in the Gold Cup last night [June 24] claiming a 2-0 win, with goals from Lejaun Simmons and Nahki Wells, with the team earning the historic victory in front of a large group of traveling fans in New Jersey, and Bermuda Coach Kyle Lightbourne spoke at a press conference after the... Read more of this article

Gold Cup: Historic Victory Against Nicaragua!

Gold Cup: Historic Victory Against Nicaragua!

[Updated with video] The Bermuda football team made an exceptional showing against Nicaragua in the Gold Cup tonight [June 24] claiming a 2-0 win, with goals from Lejaun Simmons and Nahki Wells, with the team earning the historic victory in front of a large group of traveling fans in New Jersey.The entire team played a first class game, reiterating... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Bermuda vs Nicaragua Football

Live Updates: Bermuda vs Nicaragua Football

[Updating] The Bermuda Football Team is set to play against Nicaragua in New Jersey tonight [June 24], marking their final game of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. The Gombey Warriors have already played Haiti and Costa Rica, with both games ending with Bermuda being narrowly defeated by a score of 2-1, and while Bermuda will not advance in this tournament,... Read more of this article