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Women Warriors still stuck in T’dad despite assurances; Cooper omits Maylee from final W/Cup squad

Eight days before Trinidad and Tobago’s opening 2018 Concacaf Championship fixture against Panama—and despite assurances by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe—the Women Soca Warriors have no confirmed coach, no plane tickets for the pre-tournament camp and are …

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Cudjoe: Embarrassment could have been avoided; Govt provides 100% funding to Women Warriors

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs agreed to fund 100 percent of the expenses for the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team, as they prepare for the Concacaf Women’s Championship, which kicks off in North Carolina on 4 October 2018. The government’s decision—which is worth TT$430,000—was relayed to …

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Latapy-George: Speak to DJW about release; TTFA president accused of more violations

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George refused comment on allegations of dishonesty against him and president David John-Williams by Women’s National Senior Team manager Jinelle James. However, inadvertently, Latapy-George hinted that John-Williams’ use of his staff might be creating issues within the organisation and sending mixed …

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Sport Ministry: Audits missing for W Connection and Pt Fortin; taxpayers spent $76 million on Pro League

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has identified W Connection and Point Fortin Civic as the two Pro League clubs who are yet to submit relevant information to the government—including audited financial statements—so as to make themselves eligible for funding. Minister Shamfa Cudjoe has so far refused to approve …

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Sport Ministry vows to “address staff sensitivity” but offers no Thompson apology; reveals past funding to sprinter instead

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has promised to “address staff sensitivity” to Trinidad and Tobago athletes but stopped well short of admitting culpability in its treatment of three-time Olympic Games medallist Richard “Torpedo” Thompson or offering an apology to the sprinter. Thompson, who competed at the 2008, 2012 …

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