https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/how-a-31-year-old-from-suffolk-is-transforming-the-cayman-islands a 31-year-old from Shotley, a small village outside Ipswich. Ben Pugh took over as the national team head coach and director of coaching for the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) in July 2019. At the time, the team were hovering just over the very bottom of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in 206th. After six matches in League C in the Concacaf Nations League in 2019, the Cayman Islands, a group of islands with a total population of around 65,000 people, recorded four wins—a 3-2 victory over Barbados the most notable—all before Pugh turned 30. That successful campaign has seen them rise to 193rd in the latest release of the ranking.