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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the managing director and chief 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.

UFCTT wishes Kenwyne Jones well; TTFA offers live stream of Women Warriors friendly

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) will stream this afternoon’s friendly between the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team and their Panamanian counterparts live from 3.30pm on its Facebook page. The Women Soca Warriors face Panama at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva but the game is not …

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American Futsal coach, Konstin, faces axe after ONE session; Kenwyne tipped for Women’s job

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is set to appoint former Soca Warriors captain and England Premier League forward Kenwyne Jones as Women’s National Senior Team head coach. Wired868 was informed that the 37-year-old Jones, who represented Trinidad and Tobago at the Germany 2006 World Cup and the 2001 …

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“No different than John-Williams!” Hadad-led NC accused of ‘hiding money’ from creditors

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director and Men’s National Senior Team player Kendall Walkes has accused the Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee of hiding money from its creditors. Walkes, who won a TT$5.1m award in the Port-of-Spain High Court for breach of contract against the David John-Williams-led administration …

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TTFA members pass financial statement after Fifa threat, UFCTT accepted as member

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad successfully navigated today’s online extraordinary general meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), as the local football body’s 2019 financial statement was passed by 27 votes to four Former TTFA president David John-Williams appeared to be dissatisfied with the auditor’s report at …

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‘Unworkable!’ Ferguson, Lewis, Look Loy and Wallace discuss Hadad’s debt plan and suggest how to rescue TTFA

On 5 October 2021, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad shared his idea for addressing the debt of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association with the Trinidad Guardian. “We’re looking at other methods of raising the funding and some sort of process to repay that debt, either borrowing or [an] …

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Swappi, Trinidad Killa and Potts take aim at Glasgow Promotions over proposed Sea Lots fight

Soca artiste Marvin ‘Swappi’ Davis and dancehall singer Kern ‘Trinidad Killa’ Joseph emphatically distanced themselves and their proposed boxing bout from promoter Randy Glasgow today and criticised Glasgow for ‘false, deceptive and misleading’ utterances. Glasgow had been pushing for a pay-per-view market for the fight in the United States as …

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Charles’ dismissal followed requests for formal TTFA appointments by Eve’s technical staff

Former Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team assistant coach Hutson ‘Baba’ Charles confirmed that he was still a member of head coach Angus Eve’s technical staff up until 23 September, when the Soca Warriors resumed training at the Diego Martin Sporting Complex. It means that Eve’s decision to replace …

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Charles: ‘They sacrificed me’; Eve replaces T&T assistant coach in apparent cost-cutting move

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Angus Eve resumed training on 23 September with 21 new additions to his 28-man squad since the July 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. However, neither Eve nor the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), run by a Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, mentioned the …

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