Category Archives: Soccer

586. 10 Things To Know About World Cup 2014 Pride of Curaçao: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

586. 10 Things To Know About World Cup 2014 Pride of Curaçao: Leroy Fer

While no Caribbean teams made it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there are still plenty of representatives of the islands out on the field. Like a handful of players from the Dutch team over the years, Dutch center-midfielder Leroy Fer‘s family hails

743. Our ‘Hollywood Muiz’ Pallet Board Soccer Arena

Gino Costino and 10 other enterprising teenage boys, the “Hollywood Muiz” crew, from the neighborhoods of Muizenberg and St. Jacobs decided to take matters into their own hands when they found their beloved neighborhood soccer field deteriorating; its unruly condition

743. Our ‘Hollywood Muiz’ Pallet Board Soccer Arena

Gino Costino and 10 other enterprising teenage boys, the “Hollywood Muiz” crew, from the neighborhoods of Muizenberg and St. Jacobs decided to take matters into their own hands when they found their beloved neighborhood soccer field deteriorating; its unruly condition

853. Vurnon Anita

Born and raised in Curaçao, Vurnon Anita (23), was scouted by Ajax and joined their famous youth training program at 10 years old. He was starting for Ajax by 16 and covered a range of positions from 2005-2012. He’s a

853. Vurnon Anita

Born and raised in Curaçao, Vurnon Anita (23), was scouted by Ajax and joined their famous youth training program at 10 years old. He was starting for Ajax by 16 and covered a range of positions from 2005-2012. He’s a

870. The Curaçao Soccer Academy helps score many (life) goals

Vurnon Anita (New Castle United). Gregory van der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain). Jetro Willems (PSV). Hedwiges Maduro (Sevilla). All four have roots in Curaçao. All four were pre-selected by Coach Bert van Merwijk to feed into Het Nederlands Elftal (“The Dutch

870. The Curaçao Soccer Academy helps score many (life) goals

Vurnon Anita (New Castle United). Gregory van der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain). Jetro Willems (PSV). Hedwiges Maduro (Sevilla). All four have roots in Curaçao. All four were pre-selected by Coach Bert van Merwijk to feed into Het Nederlands Elftal (“The Dutch

874. Our Legendary Goalie Ergilio Hato (Pantera Negra)

Our largest athletic stadium, Sentro Deportivo Kòrsou, is named after him. Ergilio, also known as Orilio, Pedro Hato (1926 – 2003) was born and raised in Otrobanda.  His mother’s last name was Hatot, but the Civil Registry couldn’t place the

874. Our Legendary Goalie Ergilio Hato (Pantera Negra)

Our largest athletic stadium, Sentro Deportivo Kòrsou, is named after him. Ergilio, also known as Orilio, Pedro Hato (1926 – 2003) was born and raised in Otrobanda.  His mother’s last name was Hatot, but the Civil Registry couldn’t place the

879. Jetro Willems

Born-in-Curaçao soccer rookie Jetro Willems’ career took flight in one short year. In 2011, he became UEFA European Under 17 Champion with the Netherlands. In 2012, he represented Oranje at the Euro Championships! At 18 years and 71 days, Willems

879. Jetro Willems

Born-in-Curaçao soccer rookie Jetro Willems’ career took flight in one short year. In 2011, he became UEFA European Under 17 Champion with the Netherlands. In 2012, he represented Oranje at the Euro Championships! At 18 years and 71 days, Willems