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The Grenada national football team represents Grenada in international football and is controlled by the Grenada Football Association, 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
Most capsCassim Langaigne (71)
Top scorerRicky Charles (33)
Home stadiumKirani James Stadium
FIFA codeGRN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 160 Increase 13 (19 September 2019)[1]
Highest88 (July 2009)
Lowest176 (December 2007)
Elo ranking
Current 168 Increase 8 (13 September 2019)[2]
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.

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 12th 3 0 0 3 0 10
  2011 Group stage 11th 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 results and forthcoming fixturesEdit

2018Edit

2019Edit

17 November Nations League BGrenada  v  Belize

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the Nations League in September 2019

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Jason Belfon (1990-07-03) 3 July 1990 (age 29) 37 0   Euro New York
1GK Shemel Louison (1990-08-09) 9 August 1990 (age 29) 20 0   Old Road FC
1GK Jeremy Richardson (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Paradise FC

2DF Kraig Noel-McLeod (1999-12-11) 11 December 1999 (age 19) 3 0   Basingstoke Town
2DF Irvine Smith (1989-07-17) 17 July 1989 (age 30) 34 0   Paradise FC
2DF Omar Beckles (1991-10-25) 25 October 1991 (age 27) 2 0   Shrewsbury Town
2DF Aaron Pierre (1993-02-17) 17 February 1993 (age 26) 5 0   Shrewsbury Town
2DF A. J. Paterson (1996-01-31) 31 January 1996 (age 23) 5 4   Charleston Battery
2DF Tyrone Sterling (1987-10-08) 8 October 1987 (age 31) 3 0   Hemel Hempstead Town

3MF Shavon John-Brown (1995-04-13) 13 April 1995 (age 24) 20 4   New York Cosmos
3MF Rickell Charles (1998-10-01) 1 October 1998 (age 20) 2 0   Queens Park Ranfers SC
3MF Alexander McQueen (1995-03-24) 24 March 1995 (age 24) 5 0   Dagenham & Redbridge
3MF Josh Gabriel (1999-11-30) 30 November 1999 (age 19) 2 0   GBSS Demerara Mutual
3MF Kennedy Hinkson (1986-02-21) 21 February 1986 (age 33) 11 1   La Horquetta Rangers
3MF Leon Braveboy (1999-01-13) 13 January 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Hard Rock FC
3MF Kwazim Theodore (1996-01-12) 12 January 1996 (age 23) 20 0   FC Camerhogne
3MF Steffon Abraham (1999-12-29) 29 December 1999 (age 19) 4 0   Paradise FC
3MF Ricky Modeste (1988-02-13) 13 February 1988 (age 31) 5 2   Dover Athletic

4FW Antonio German (1991-12-26) 26 December 1991 (age 27) 3 1   Selangor FA
4FW Saydrel Lewis (1997-11-27) 27 November 1997 (age 21) 16 5   Real Juventud
4FW Jamal Charles (1995-11-24) 24 November 1995 (age 23) 17 10   Deportivo Vida
4FW Kairo Mitchell (1997-10-21) 21 October 1997 (age 21) 7 3   Coalville Town
4FW Darren Modoo (1998-05-21) 21 May 1998 (age 21) 4 0   Paradise FC


Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up

DF Gievanni Andrew (1999-11-29) 29 November 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Paradise FC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
DF Omar Beckles (1991-10-25) 25 October 1991 (age 27) 1 0   Shrewsbury Town v.   Saint Kitts and Nevis, 5 September 2019
DF Tervin Samuel (1998-04-27) 27 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   St. John's SC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
DF Kacey Smith (1994-11-27) 27 November 1994 (age 24) 2 0   St. John's SC v.   Cuba, 12 October 2018
DF Tyrone Sterling (1987-10-08) 8 October 1987 (age 31) 1 0   Hemel Hempstead Town v.   Cuba, 12 October 2018

MF Leon Braveboy (1999-01-13) 13 January 1999 (age 20) 4 0   Hard Rock FC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
MF Josh Gabriel (1999-11-30) 30 November 1999 (age 19) 1 0   GBSS Demerara Mutual v.   Barbados, 4 March 2019
MF Alec Jones (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 26) 18 0   Paradise FC v.   Saint Martin, 16 November 2018
MF Shamari Mark (1997-07-18) 18 July 1997 (age 22) 6 0   UWI v.   Saint Martin, 16 November 2018

FW Keno Alexander (1988-07-03) 3 July 1988 (age 31) 4 0   Hard Rock FC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
FW O'Neal Hosten (1998-11-09) 9 November 1998 (age 20) 1 1   Paradise FC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
FW Kairo Mitchell (1997-10-21) 21 October 1997 (age 21) 5 1   Coalville Town v.   Cuba, 12 October 2018
FW Neil Rennie (1997-11-13) 13 November 1997 (age 21) 3 0   Paradise FC v.   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 8 March 2019
FW Kimo Sampson (1994-12-24) 24 December 1994 (age 24) 9 1   St. John's SC v.   Cuba, 12 October 2018
FW Rahim Stephen (1999-10-20) 20 October 1999 (age 19) 2 0   GBSS Demerara Mutual v.   Dominica, 2 March 2019

Historical list of coachesEdit

*Player-coach

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  2. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 13 September 2019. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  3. ^ FIFA.com. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - Matches - Puerto Rico-Grenada". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2019-08-12.

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