Bahamas national football team

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Bahamas
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Rake n' Scrape Boyz
The Baha Boyz
Association Bahamas Football Association
Sub-confederation CFU (Caribbean)
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach Nesley Jean[1]
Asst coach Philip Ludina
Captain Happy Hall
Most caps Cameron Hepple (12)
Top scorer Lesly St.Fleur (6)
Home stadium Thomas Robinson Stadium
FIFA code BAH
FIFA ranking 192 Decrease 6 (17 July 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking 138 (13 September 2006)
Lowest FIFA ranking 197 (24 March 1999, 29 June 2011)
Elo ranking 194
Highest Elo ranking 191 (October 2011)
Lowest Elo ranking 207 (2001, 2004)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Netherlands Antilles 8–1 Bahamas The Bahamas
(Panama City, Panama; March 3, 1970)
Biggest win
The Bahamas Bahamas 6–0 Turks and Caicos 
(Nassau, Bahamas; July 9, 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Mexico 13–0 Bahamas The Bahamas
(Toluca, Mexico; April 28, 1987)

The Bahamas national football team is the national team of the Bahamas and is controlled by the Bahamas Football Association; it was founded in 1967 and joined FIFA in 1968. Bahamas has never qualified for the FIFA World Cup. In 2011, they withdrew from 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification after playing in the first round.

World Cup record[edit]

Gold Cup record[edit]

Caribbean Cup record[edit]

  • 1989 to 1998Did not qualify
  • 1999 – Eliminated in group play
  • 2001Withdrew
  • 2005 – Eliminated in group play
  • 2007 – Second Round
  • 2008 to 2014 – Did not enter

Pan American Games record[edit]

FIFA Ranking[edit]

As of September 2013

Position Country Points
1 The Bahamas Bahamas 40
2 United States Virgin Islands US Virgin Islands 23
3 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 21

Recent results[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Match Type
2 July 2011  Turks and Caicos Islands Win 4–0 WCQ
9 July 2011  Turks and Caicos Islands Win 6–0 WCQ

Current squad[edit]

Match Date: June 4, 2013

No. Pos. Player Date of Birth (age) Club
1 1GK Raynaldo Sturrup (1990-01-11) January 11, 1990 (age 24) United States Thomas University
12 1GK Torin Ferguson (1985-07-29) July 29, 1985 (age 29) The Bahamas Bears FC
21 1GK Shari Clarke (1988-02-11) February 11, 1988 (age 26) Free Agent
17 2DF Shemord Thompson (1987-01-15) January 15, 1987 (age 27) United States Rodgers State Hill Cats
8 2DF Michael Bethel (1990-04-21) April 21, 1990 (age 24) United States Tampa Spartans
6 2DF Mackenson Altidor (1984-06-20) June 20, 1984 (age 30) United States Lancaster Inferno
5 2DF Dwayne Forbes (1989-01-20) January 20, 1989 (age 25) Free Agent
3 2DF Dana Veth (1987-09-01) September 1, 1987 (age 26) United States Sprring Hill Badgers
2 2DF Anton Sealey (1991-11-19) November 19, 1991 (age 22) United States Orlando City U-23
4 2DF Happy McNair Hall (1987-10-15) October 15, 1987 (age 26) Free agent
23 2DF Gavin Christie (1991-08-06) August 6, 1991 (age 22) The Bahamas Cavalier FC
20 2DF Duane Beneby (1993-06-07) June 7, 1993 (age 21) Free agent
11 3MF Cameron Hepple (1988-05-19) May 19, 1988 (age 26) Free Agent
13 3MF Jonathan Sykes (1990-02-09) February 9, 1990 (age 24) United States Maryville College
16 3MF Raymorn Sturrup (1992-05-03) May 3, 1992 (age 22) United States Thomas University
18 3MF Jackner Louis (1993-01-15) January 15, 1993 (age 21) The Bahamas Dynamos
22 3MF Murphy Bongo (1988-03-06) March 6, 1988 (age 26) Free agent
14 3MF Christopher Larson (1991-10-01) October 1, 1991 (age 22) United States The Catholic University of America
15 3MF Andrew Pratt (1991-07-17) July 17, 1991 (age 23) Free agent
9 4FW Lesly St. Fleur (1989-03-21) March 21, 1989 (age 25) Jamaica Montego Bay United F.C.
10 4FW Nesley Jean (1985-08-27) August 27, 1985 (age 28) The Bahamas Bears FC
19 4FW Denair Mitchell (1989-08-23) August 23, 1989 (age 24) Free agent
7 4FW Demont Mitchell (1988-10-24) October 24, 1988 (age 25) United States Hofstra University

List of Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]