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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.

‘They’re sabotaging Fenwick and Hadad!’ TTFA staff blamed for normalisation committee blunders

Who is doing more damage to Trinidad and Tobago’s 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifying chances? Is it the perceived arrogance and ignorance of the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, headed by Robert Hadad? The eccentric behaviour and questionable decision-making of Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick? Or the alleged indifference …

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Quarantine or play elsewhere! Wired868 looks at why gov’t blanked TTFA’s late WCQ proposal

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team will concede home advantage in a World Cup qualifying campaign for the first time in 36 years, after Ministry of Health chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram ruled that a proposal by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) fell short of …

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The Hadad era: has normalisation committee become a threat to T&T football?

“America won’t have [Christian] Pulisic, so it will be an easy game,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed supposedly told a football insider, as he bragged about the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee’s coup in securing a friendly match against Concacaf giants, the United States. Mohammed could …

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SOS to Dr Rowley! CMO accused of ‘sabotage’, as Warriors unable to train or book warm-up games

The Soca Warriors’ Qatar 2022 World Cup dreams are being stymied by the Trinidad and Tobago government’s Covid-19 rules and, according to football insiders, the Ministry of Health’s apparent reluctance to relax them for the Men’s National Senior Team. There have been 107 million cases of infection worldwide since the …

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Fenwick: ‘This is the starting position… we weren’t far away [from USA] with our local-based players’

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick today continued to reframe the narrative around his international coaching debut—a joint national record 7-0 loss to the United States in Orlando on Sunday—as he suggested some positives to local football fans, in an interview with the TTFA Media. …

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‘Fenwick is misleading the public!’ Eve knocks T&T coach for supposedly disrespectful, contradictory statements

Club Sando FC head coach and former Soca Warriors stand-out Angus Eve has accused Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick of misleading local football fans on several issues—not least regarding the Warriors’ supposed 5-0 win over Sando, earlier this month. On 23 January, Fenwick posted …

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Fenwick: ‘We didn’t have the big attitude’, T&T coach says players botched game plan in USA mauling

Soca Warriors head coach Terry Fenwick blamed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) inadequate development programme in general and the poor concentration of his players in particular, as the Men’s National Senior Team slumped to a joint national record 7-0 loss last night in friendly action away to the …

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‘Ballpest’, Gonzales, De Silva, Woodley, JP Rochford among National Futsal team invitees

Past and present Men’s National Senior Team players Keron ‘Ballpest’ Cummings, Curtis ‘Boyo’ Gonzales, Sean De Silva, Yohance Marshall, Trevin Caesar and John-Paul Rochford were among a host of familiar names included on a list of 40 invited trainees for the Men’s National Futsal Team, as Trinidad and Tobago resumes …

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‘Don’t treat us like a scrape-up side’; Joevin and Hyland discuss wish-list for W/Cup campaign, a tough 2020, and USA challenge

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick is expected to name his squad tomorrow to face the United States in a friendly match on 31 January in Orlando. Two names that are sure to be absent from his list are Fenwick’s most high-profiled players at present: …

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Amiel appointed as TTFA interim general secretary, Hadad mum on foreign-based NC member

Former Wired868 freelance reporter and Central FC press officer Amiel Mohammed was revealed tonight to be the interim general secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), via an email to members. He replaces general secretary Ramesh Ramdhan, who was suspended by Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad in …

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