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TTFA AGM: DJW struggles to provide answers on Home of Football contracts and “sweetheart” i95.5FM deal

Mysterious construction contracts without Board approval, national football coaches operating without oversight and a secret “sweetheart deal” with i95.5FM were among the controversial revelations yesterday as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) held a marathon AGM at the Cycling Centre in Couva. There were roughly 45 delegates and board …

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TTFA braces for hellfire at Glorious Saturday AGM; DJW expected to survive as president

Embattled Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams is expected to face another grilling on Glorious Saturday when the local football body attempts to hold its AGM for a sixth time. However, despite concerns about John-Williams’ stewardship—financial and otherwise—and autocratic behaviour, according to football insider, there are two main …

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Warriors hold off Martinique to end tour without conceding; Foncette gets maiden clean sheet

The Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team ended their two-match Caribbean tour with a solid showing in Martinique today, coming away with a goalless draw against the host nation—who were without their Europe-based players—at the Stade Pierre Aliker in Fort-de-France. The result ensured that, after their 1-0 win over Guadeloupe …

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FIFA backs DJW’s adjournment based on apparent TTFA misinformation; Look Loy election key to impasse

The constitutional impasse between Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and the general membership appeared to take another convoluted turn on Friday, as FIFA deputy secretary general Zvonimir Boban offered a learned opinion on the issue. Boban, a former Croatia and AC Milan star, appeared to side …

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Downer: “Mr President, you’re wrong!”; DJW: “I’m trying to do the right thing!” TTFA stakeholders clash by email

“Mr President, for two reconvened meetings for the continuation of the November 2017 AGM—January 9th and […] March 17th—you, as Chairman, proceeded, on you own accord to abort the meetings and to announce an adjournment for ‘the lack of a quorum.’ “Mr President, your decision on both occasions was erroneous.” …

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Arjoon strikes first but unranked Panama edge Trinidad and Tobago women in Couva

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team continued their indifferent post-2016 Olympic qualifying series form tonight, falling 1-2 to Panama in a friendly international match at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. The Women Soca Warriors struck first through a crashing Shanelle Arjoon header in the 31st minute, following …

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