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U-20 Women’s Championship: Expert doubtful Ato Boldon Stadium can withstand 16 games in 11 days

Sixteen games in 11 days. That is what the Ato Boldon Stadium is set to host once the CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship kicks off on 18 January. And although—according to a top Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) official—the field at the Couva “Home of Football” currently looks in pristine …

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Lawrence starts mission to conquer Caribbean with “worthy opponents” Guyana and Grenada

A new chapter of Trinidad and Tobago football, according to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and Men’s National Senior Team coach Dennis Lawrence, will commence from next week when the Soca Warriors get into international friendly action against Grenada and Guyana on 11 and 14 November respectively. The …

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How to spot a poorly run sporting body: CIES’ Cornu calls out CFU, TTFA points fingers at self

If FIFA and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) were practising good governance, including fair and transparent electoral processes, would Mohammed bin Hammam realistically have expected to get away with trying to bribe 25 CFU officials for their votes during his bid for the FIFA presidency in 2012? That rhetorical question …

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Ciao Carolina! T&T women’s programme in jeopardy as Italian walks after three months without pay

The Italian renaissance of the Trinidad and Tobago National Women’s Team programme appears to be over—after just under six months—as the much vaunted head coach Carolina Morace officially informed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) on Friday that she has had enough. Morace, a former Italy player and Canada …

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CFU president faces four-year ban; John-Williams could benefit from FIFA hounding of rival

Embattled Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick could find himself crowbarred out of office by FIFA, after the world governing body’s ethics committee today recommended a four-year ban from all football activities for the Antigua and Barbuda native. The ethics committee, which is chaired by Dr Cornel Borbély, focused …

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TTFA promises retainer contracts; Morace brings three foreign coaches on women’s staff

The Women Soca Warriors could kick off their France 2019 Women’s World Cup preparation with a rematch against Ecuador next month while the national players should also be offered retainer contracts soon. Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams made both revelations at the Ato Boldon Stadium in …

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