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Reggae Boyz on the Rise |Football Culture in Jamaica

With recent success at the international level, making it to the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final, the beautiful game in Jamaica is on the rise. Eyes set on World Cup 2018, KICK sent its newest host Prez to the island nation to attend a Reggae Boyz World Cup Qualifier and explore …

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Franklyn Rose deported from New Zealand

Former West Indies test cricketer Franklyn Rose was deported from New Zealand on Tuesday after being held in prison five weeks for overstaying a work visa. The 44-year-old Rose, a fast bowler who played 19 tests and 27 one-day internationals, had lived in New Zealand since 2011 when he was …

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Chris Gayle blasts WIPA

Fresh off the heels of the West Indies’ World T20 victory last Sunday, outspoken batsman Chris Gayle, has slammed the West Indies Players’ Association, claiming it needs to be ‘shaken up’. This comes after a very frank, yet emotional statement from captain Darren Sammy during the prize distribution ceremony. “I …

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Dwayne Bravo’s ‘Champion’ an overnight hit

Dwayne Bravo’s single, ‘Champion’, has been bombing the airwaves into submission since the West Indies won. The single, produced by Cornelius Daley/Dutty Fridays Production, was one of the slower songs on the rhythm as it relates to popularity. For months it lagged behind the success of Savage’s Culu Culu and Razor …

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Reggae Boyz fall two places in FIFA Coca-Cola World Rankings

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have dropped two places to 54th on the latest release of the FIFA Coca-Cola World Rankings. The Winfried Shafer coached team, despite dropping two places, are the 6th best placed team in CONCACAF overall, and the second highest ranked team in the Caribbean behind Trinidad & Tobago …

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