The Bahamas Football Association’s 2022 Annual General Meeting at Breezes Resort will be remembered for President Anya James’ inaugural address as the association’s first female president. This historic event was also graced by officials from FIFA and CONCACAF, emphasizing the global support for Bahamian football.
The evening was highlighted by a video recap of the BFA’s activities in 2022, which provided a vivid portrayal of the year’s achievements in football development and community involvement. In a moving segment, the meeting paid homage to Anton Sealy, the long-serving past president, celebrating his invaluable contributions to the sport.
FIFA’s Jair Bertoni took the lead in discussing the new Technical Center, a key development that promises to significantly boost football infrastructure in The Bahamas. The meeting also marked the expansion of the BFA family, with the welcoming of Real Goalkeeping Academy, FutPrep, Kix Academy, and GR8 Academy as new affiliates.
The presentation of a clean audit report was a testament to the BFA’s strong governance and financial health. Concluding the event, President James’ remarks were not only succinct but also filled with vision, laying out a promising roadmap for the association’s future endeavors and the next congress.