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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.

Corneal: Three months without pay; TD needs assurances from TTFA before Concacaf tourney

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director and caretaker Women’s National Senior Team coach Anton Corneal will seek assurances about his future from president David John-Williams before he begins plotting in earnest for the 2018 Women’s Concacaf Championship, which kicks off on 4 October in North Carolina. Corneal stepped …

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TTFA handles expenses for I95.5FM reporters to cover UAE game; Latapy-George in the dark

More than five months after the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) membership demanded details on a secret deal hammered out between president David John-Williams and I95.5FM, the station’s sport trio of Andre Baptiste and brothers Tony Lee and Wayne Lee continue to privately enjoy the patronage of the local …

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High Court asked to declare John-Williams’ refusal to share TTFA financial info as unlawful

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) board member Keith Look Loy has formally asked the High Court to review the behaviour of local football president David John-Williams, as the controversial administrator continues to withhold information related to the financial operation of the National Sporting Organisation—and, in particular, the Home of …

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Cover Drive (Video): Brian Lara shares journey from Cantaro to West Indies stardom

Brian Lara, West Indies cricket legend and multiple record holder, discusses his journey from the streets of Cantaro streets to West Indies stardom, the current slump of the regional side and his favourite fielding position in the Caribbean, in the third episode of Wired868’s Cover Drive:

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Pro League: ‘Lobo’ and Jomal star as Connection hit Central for six; Stars hold ‘Army’

W Connection established their credentials as 2018 Pro League title contenders yesterday evening, with an emphatic 6-1 win over Couva rivals, Central FC, at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. That result, coupled with a surprise draw between Defence Force and North East Stars, saw the “Savonetta Boys” leapfrog the …

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Cover Drive (Video): DJ Bravo on TKR’s 2018 CPL challenge and satisfying T&T fans

Dwayne “DJ” Bravo, Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) captain and two-time T20 World Cup champion, discusses his 2018 form, what the CPL means to West Indies cricketers, the challenge of satisfying T&T sport fans, and why TKR are a force to be reckoned with, in the second episode of Wired868’s new …

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We want good relationship! TTFA backtracks after DJW claimed US Chargé d’Affaires told “outright lie”

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is attempting to step back from open conflict withe the US Embassy, after football president David John-Williams told the Newsday yesterday that Chargé d’Affaires Jim McIntyre told an “outright lie”—in his damning release about John-Williams’ integrity and capability. McIntyre said John-Williams tried to …

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