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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and Editor at Wired868.com and a journalist with over 15 years experience at several local and international publications including Play the Game, World Soccer, UK Guardian and the Trinidad Express.

TTFA agrees “Tallest” terms: Lawrence makes U-turn, “humbled” to be new T&T coach

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Former Trinidad and Tobago World Cup 2006 defender Dennis Lawrence has done a U-turn and will be unveiled as the new Soca Warriors coach, after he agreed terms with the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) on Saturday morning. “I feel very honoured and humbled by this opportunity and the confidence placed …

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Big man for big job? Lawrence on verge of Soca Warriors post after board rejects Fevrier

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Former World Cup 2006 defender and Everton FC assistant coach Dennis Lawrence looks to be on the verge of the Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team head coaching position, after the TTFA board of directors rejected the technical committee’s preferred choice, Stuart Charles-Fevrier. Lawrence, who spent six years as assistant …

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Maybe you’ll qualify for hockey W/Cup! Saintfiet’s staff insults T&T, eyes Swaziland job

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Even as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) ponders its replacement for former head coach Tom Saintfiet, the Belgian looks set to return to familiar territory: a second-tier Africa football nation. The National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) has named Saintfiet as one of roughly 15 applicants to coach …

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Latapy heads TTFA wishlist to replace Saintfiet; but Warriors want Hart, Fevrier or Fenwick

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Former Trinidad and Tobago football legend Russell Latapy is believed to head the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) wishlist, as the technical committee ponders its replacement for outgoing coach Tom Saintfiet. However, the Soca Warriors are pleading with the local football body to return Stephen Hart to the helm. Saintfiet, …

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Saintfiet’s unravelling: A look at Belgian’s brief stint as T&T coach and what it said about DJW

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If departing Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet is the punchline, then, surely, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams is the joke. This morning, Saintfiet gave John-Williams—and, by extension, the local football fraternity—the middle finger as he declared that a country that is, mathematically, eight matches away from the …

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