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The Grenada national football team is the national team of Grenada and is controlled by the Grenada Football Association which is a member of the Caribbean Football Union of CONCACAF. The team is nicknamed The Spice Boys, a reference to the country being dubbed as the "Island of Spice" or the "Spice Isle".

Grenada
Nickname(s)Spice Boys
AssociationGrenada Football Association
ConfederationCONCACAF
Sub-confederationCFU (Caribbean)
Head coach Andrew Munro
Top scorerRicky Charles
(at least 37)[1]
Home stadiumKirani James Stadium
FIFA codeGRN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 172 Increase 1 (4 April 2019)[2]
Highest88 (July 2009)
Lowest176 (December 2007)
Elo ranking
Current 176 Decrease 2 (27 March 2019)[3]
Highest126 (August 2004)
Lowest186 (November 2018)
First international
Grenada Grenada 2–1 British Guiana 
(Grenada; 13 October 1934)
Biggest win
Grenada Grenada 14–1 Anguilla 
(St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda; 15 April 1998)
Biggest defeat
 Curaçao 10–0 Grenada 
(Willemstad, Curaçao; 10 September 2018)
CONCACAF Championship
& Gold Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2009)
Best resultGroup stage, 2009 and 2011

Grenada has never qualified for the World Cup but have finished second in the Caribbean Cup in 1989 and 2008. Their second-place finish in the 2008 Caribbean Cup gave Grenada its first qualification to a major international competition, that being the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Contents

Competition recordsEdit

World Cup recordEdit

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
  1930 Did not enter Declined participation
  1934
  1938
  1950
  1954
  1958
  1962
  1966
  1970
  1974
  1978
  1982 Did not qualify 2 0 0 2 4 8
  1986 Withdrew Withdrew
  1990 Did not enter Declined participation
  1994
  1998 Did not qualify 2 0 0 2 1 7
    2002 2 0 1 1 4 5
  2006 4 2 0 2 10 7
  2010 3 1 1 1 12 5
  2014 6 1 1 4 7 14
  2018 4 1 0 3 3 7
  2022 To be determined To be determined
      2026
Total 0/21 21 5 2 14 37 48

CONCACAF Championship recordEdit

CONCACAF Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1963 to   1977 Did not enter
  1981 Did not qualify
1985 Withdrew
1989 Did not enter
Total 0/10

Gold Cup recordEdit

Gold Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1991 Did not enter
1993 to 2007 Did not qualify
  2009 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 10
  2011 Group stage 3 0 0 3 1 15
  2013 Did not qualify
    2015 Did not qualify
  2017 Did not qualify
Total Group stage 2/14 6 0 0 6 1 25

Caribbean Cup recordEdit

Caribbean Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1989 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 1 1 17 4
  1990 Group Stage
(Tournament later abandoned)
5 1 3 1 4 7
  1991 Did not enter
  1992 Did not qualify
  1993 Did not qualify
  1994 Did not qualify
    1995 Did not qualify
  1996 Did not qualify
    1997 Fourth place 4th 6 2 2 2 15 7
    1998 Did not qualify
  1999 Group stage 6th 5 2 1 2 6 11
  2001 Did not qualify
  2005 Did not qualify
  2007 Did not qualify
  2008 Runners-up 2nd 5 2 1 2 8 11
  2010 Fourth place 4th 5 1 2 2 3 4
  2012 Did not qualify
  2014 Did not qualify
  2017 Did not qualify
Total Runners-up 6/19 33 13 10 10 53 44

Recent resultsEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the match vs. Puerto Rico in the Nations League in March 2019
Caps and goals as of October 12, 2018 after the game against Cuba.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Jason Belfon (1990-07-03) 3 July 1990 (age 28) 29 0   W Connection
1GK Shemel Louison (1990-08-09) 9 August 1990 (age 28) 13 0   Old Road FC
1GK Jeremy Richardson (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Paradise FC

2DF AJ Paterson (1996-01-31) 31 January 1996 (age 23) 3 2   Charleston Battery
2DF Aaron Pierre (1993-02-17) 17 February 1993 (age 26) 4 0   Northampton Town
2DF Leon St. John (1987-02-11) 11 February 1987 (age 32) 15 0   Carib Hurricane FC
2DF Kimron Marshall (1993-02-28) 28 February 1993 (age 26) 4 0   St. John's SC
3MF Kraig Noel-McLeod (1999-12-11) 11 December 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Basingstoke Town
2DF Mackell Ganness (1994-01-20) 20 January 1994 (age 25) 2 0   St. Mark Western Stars
2DF Garth Thomas (1992-10-27) 27 October 1992 (age 26) 3 0   TA Marryshow Community College

3MF Irvin Smith (1989-07-17) 17 July 1989 (age 29) 24 0   Paradise FC
3MF Kennedy Hinkson (1986-02-21) 21 February 1986 (age 33) 7 0   W Connection
3MF Lemoy Augustine (1995-09-28) 28 September 1995 (age 23) 0 0   Carib Hurricane
3MF Kwazim Theodore (1996-01-12) 12 January 1996 (age 23) 12 0   FC Camerhogne
4FW Shavon John-Brown (1995-04-13) 13 April 1995 (age 24) 14 4   New York Pancyprian-Freedoms
3MF Roma Frank (1996-09-28) 28 September 1996 (age 22) 1 0   FC Camerhogne
3MF Steffon Abraham (1999-12-29) 29 December 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Paradise FC
3MF Alexander McQueen (1995-03-24) 24 March 1995 (age 24) 4 0   Dagenham & Redbridge

4FW Chad Mark (1995-12-07) 7 December 1995 (age 23) 11 0   Shamrock FC
4FW Jamal Charles (1995-11-24) 24 November 1995 (age 23) 13 5   C.D.S. Vida
4FW Antonio German (1991-12-26) 26 December 1991 (age 27) 3 1   Selangor FA
4FW Ricky Modeste (1988-02-13) 13 February 1988 (age 31) 5 2   Dover Athletic
4FW Saydrel Lewis (1997-11-27) 27 November 1997 (age 21) 9 4 Unattached


CoachesEdit

*Player-coach

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrie Courtney. "Grenada – List of International Matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  3. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.

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