Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, the first Asian, first Filipino-American coach to make the NBA Finals took time at the beginning of the series to share his goal to win the championship .
MIAMI, Florida- Filipino-American coach Erik Spoelstra marked another chapter in his young career. The 40-year-old coach snatched his first NBA finals win in game 1 of the Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks. Spoelstra said, ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“I am extremely honored that I have the opportunity to coach this team, IÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢ve been focused on doing my job all season long.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
FC Indiana signed an agreement with the Cayman Islands football Association (CIFA) on Monday designating CIFA as its Caribbean WomenÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s and GirlÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Football Development partner , promising commitments towards CIFA WomenÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s teams and players both senior and junior players in the Cayman Islands.
The agreement was signed by President of CIFA Jeffrey Webb and Shek Borkowski Manager and Head Coach of FC Indiana at a press conference held at the Cayman Centre for Excellence in Prospect.
Beach Football is now officially a part of the official calendar of competitions offered by the Cayman Islands Football Association ("CIFA") following a three day FIFA Course applied by two FIFA Instructors to Beach Football Referees and Coaches on May 14-16.
The two FIFA instructors who conducted the course were Roberto Celiliano (Brazil) and Massimo Raveino (Tahiti). It was done ahead of a launch of a series of local and international competitions this summer. The focus for the coaches was on effective training methods and tactical knowledge while for the referees; the focal point was on the interpretation and the implementation of the Laws of the Game.
Fans who purchased tickets to the highly-anticipated Strikers, FC Tampa Bay match at Lockhart Stadium this past weekend will receive two tickets for every ticket purchased for the June 29th make-up match. The original match was postponed due to lightning and heavy rain, and is now rescheduled for Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30 PM at Lockhart Stadium.