Tag Archives: Robert Hadad

Berry: Hadad’s unsuitability is T&T football’s biggest problem, not identity of next TTFA president

“[…] Robert Hadad has spent more than two and a half years plodding along whilst receiving a nice monthly sum from Fifa, for achieving what? “[…] By March 2023, he will have personally been paid about US$220,000 (TT$1.49m) and you can more than double that for his cronies—while creditors have …

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Dear Editor: Now TTFA’s members know who they climbed in bed with, after accepting “normalisation”

“[…] It is sadly laughable that those who now demand democratic elections on 18 March have never demanded that Fifa or its Normalisation Committee respect TTFA democracy. “[…] They never engaged the broad membership in any discussion regarding a way forward for Trini football. Their ‘governance model’ doesn’t allow for …

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“Neo-colonialism”, “diabolical”, “justifiable”; TTFA creditors speak out as Hadad tries to hold off football membership

Somewhere between 2006 and 2010, as Trinidad and Tobago’s football stock fell on and off the field—and, as always, the decline in one was linked to happenings in the other—a group of influential members allegedly decided that change was necessary. Then Fifa vice-president and Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) …

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Dear Editor: How is TTFA debt free if it must repay secret loan? And where are Elite League details?

“[…] Questions linger. Others arise… The NC has never explained where the money to pay ‘the historic debt’ originated. “[…] Whoever inherits the TTFA throne after FIFA/NC leaves will discover the truth and who they still owe for funds borrowed to repay ‘the historic debt’…” In the following Letter to …

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Dear Editor: Where is National Elite League? What exactly is TTFA doing for domestic football?

“[…] Coming out of the Covid pandemic shutdown, there were a few tournaments that allowed for a return to play, namely: Ascension tournament (catering to senior men), NLCL U19 Community Cup, Tiger Tanks U20. “[…] Nowhere in that list of tournaments is a TTFA-run or organised tournament or league. We …

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Court accepts TTFA debt repayment plan, as Warner withdraws case after Fenwick/Miller compromise

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) can finally begin paying off its creditors—under terms agreed in May—after High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad accepted its proposed debt repayment plan yesterday. The key sticking point was legal objects raised by the British duo of former coach Terry Fenwick and salesman Peter …

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“A privilege and a challenge!” TTFA confirms Cooper appointment AFTER his first session

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) confirmed its appointment of Shawn Cooper as Men’s National Under-17 Team head coach today. The announcement came after Cooper had already overseen his first session on the job. Imagine Manchester City announcing that they signed Erling Haaland after his debut for the “Citizens”. …

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Cudjoe bemoans late TTFA request as T&T U-15 Girls and U-14 Boys pray for Govt bailout

Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe and Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) chairman Douglas Camacho said it will be difficult to accommodate a request by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) for funding for the Girls National Under-15 and Boys National Under-14 football teams. However, the government is …

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TTFA declares imminent withdrawal from Concacaf Girls U-15 and CFU Boys U-14 tourneys

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) declared today that it is on the verge of withdrawing teams from the 2022 Concacaf Girls Under-15 Championship and Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Boys Under-14 Challenge Series. The Girls Championship runs from 31 July to 7 August in Tampa, Florida while the Boys …

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