Horace Burrell


Age: 67

Jamaican businessman and president of the Jamaica Football Federation who had served two stints as head of the country's soccer federation from 1994 to 2003 and since 2007 and was instrumental in leading the Reggae Boyz in Jamaica's historic qualification to the 1998 FIFA World Cup finals in France making Jamaica the first English-speaking Caribbean country to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, who was a FIFA disciplinary committee member, but lost that duty when he was banned for three months in a Caribbean Football Union bribery scandal during the 2011 FIFA presidential election, who was also the founder of the Jamaican restaurant chain The Captain's Bakery and Grill as well as Captain's Aviation Services which he founded in 1995 and 2008 respectively.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: February 8, 1950

Died: June 6, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland