MIAMI, Fl. (July 23, 2016) -- The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) is holding its XXXIX Ordinary
Congress during which time elections were conducted for President and all Executive
Committee positions. All of the CFU's 31 Member Associations were present and participated in
With a majority of the votes, Gordon Derrick (Antigua and Barbuda) was elected President of
the CFU for his second consecutive term. The XXXIX Ordinary Congress is being held at Sheraton
Miami Airport Hotel, Yankee Clipper Conference Room.
The other members elected were: Cheney Joseph (Grenada) First Vice President; Rignaal
Francisca (Curacao) Second Vice President; Lyndon Cooper (St. Lucia) Third Vice President;
Richard Dijkhoff (Aruba) Fourth Vice President; and Randolph Harris (Barbados), Eric Labrador
(Puerto Rico), Bruce Blake (Cayman Islands), and Jeaninne Wong Loi Sing (Bonaire) Executive
The elections were conducted by CFU General Secretary Neil Cochrane, who was assisted by
Marco Leal, CONCACAF’s Head of Member Associations and Legal Affairs. The scrutineers were
drawn from the Dominican Republic, St. Martin and Suriname.
The elections, which were originally listed as the last item on the agenda, took place early after
Puerto Rico successfully moved a motion to bring the process forward.
In accordance with the CFU Statues, the mandate of the new Executive Committee will begin
after the conclusion of the Congress.
The official election results are:
Gordon Derrick (Antigua and Barbuda)
First Vice President
Cheney Joseph (Grenada)
Second Vice President
Rignaal Francisca (Curacao)
Third Vice President
Lyndon Cooper (St. Lucia)
Fourth Vice President
Richard Dijkhoff (Aruba)
Executive Committee Members
Bruce Blake (Cayman Islands)
Randolph Harris (Barbados)
Eric Labrador (Puerto Rico)
Jeaninne Wong Loi Sing (Bonaire)