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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and Editor at Wired868.com and a journalist with over 20 years experience at several Trinidad and Tobago and international publications including Play the Game, World Soccer, UK Guardian and the Trinidad Express.

TTFA president gives critics the slip; DJW survives EGM without handing over construction or I95 contracts

“I hereby move a motion to compliment the President for the yeomen effort he has given to advance our beloved game,” said Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTRFA) vice-president Osmond Downer, during last night’s TTFA EGM, “but also censure the President for the way in which he approached the …

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DJW: Latapy’s letter doesn’t “reflect our efforts”; Latapy: “We have differing perceptions”

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams has promised to honour the local body’s debt and outstanding salary payments to National Under-20 Team coach Russell Latapy. However, the beleaguered president has suggested that the former football icon and 2006 World Cup player did not properly reflect the communication …

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DJW reveals limited Home of Football info, admits to breaking up contracts to avoid tender

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams split FIFA funding for the Home of Football project between 15 companies—according to information he sent to Board members—in a move that allowed the administrator to avoid putting contracts up for tender. Last week, TTFA Board member Keith Look Loy formally …

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‘Team DJW’ cranks up the heat, as Salazar writes TTFA Board while I95.5 targets Look Loy, Browne, Harford and Tim Kee

I95.5FM sport reporter Andre Baptiste stands accused of operating like a hired gun for beleaguered Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams, as the latter’s attempts to survive an internal enquiry appear to have taken an explosive turn. John-Williams, who was elected to office on 29 November 2015, …

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Moscow cancelled? DJW supposedly considering about-turn as Look Loy threatens Police action

The stakes for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) reconvened Extraordinary General Meeting on 13 June have grown higher still, after board member Keith Look Loy formally warned president David John-Williams that he could face the Police investigators, if requests for financial information are not met. John-Williams, who was …

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“Contemptuous!” DJW skips TTFA EGM on “medical advice;” ticket already booked for Russia

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams skipped the football body’s extraordinary general meeting in Couva yesterday while, according to a doctor’s note, he also declared himself too unwell to travel to the Port-of-Spain Industrial Court for a trial date on 4 July in a football-related matter. Yet, …

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