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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.

Bol unveils ‘fresh design’ for T&T Women, as ‘Indian’ face replaced with ‘celebratory female’

Bol, the kit supplier for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), revealed ‘fresh kit designs for the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National team’ today.  Women Soca Warriors midfielder Victoria Swift, who plays professionally for León in Mexico, helped model the new gear which had just one noticeable change from …

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‘One of our top lieutenants…’ Ex-TTFA and WoLF administrator Jamiyla Muhammad passes on

Former Women’s League of Football (WoLF) general secretary and Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) board member Jamiyla Muhammad has passed away from cancer. She is believed to have battled the disease for over a year. Muhammad’s loss compounds a grief-laden year for WoLF, which lost competitions secretary Claire George …

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Is TTFA squatting at HoF? Bol, Fenwick, debt repayment plan and missing financials among NC issues

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s first general meeting under the Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee passed without rancour today but with few questions answered. A TTFA press statement this evening said that ‘many of the issues were addressed’ but did not identify any. It listed some matters that were ‘still …

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Concacaf investigates Brunswijk, the 60-year-old Inter owner-player and convicted drug dealer, for ‘potential integrity issues’

Concacaf has mandated its disciplinary committee to investigate an incident between Surinamese club Inter Moengotapoe and Honduran outfit CD Olimpia on Tuesday evening, as a video appeared to show Moengotapoe owner, Ronnie Brunswijk, distributing money to Olimpia players and officials in their dressing room after the match. Olimpia won the …

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TTFA makes further payments to Soca Warriors, coaches and office staff, but still in arrears

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team players have finally been paid off for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying series as well as for the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup qualifying round. A source confirmed that, on Friday, players started receiving payment for outstanding match fees from outings against …

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Davis voted new TTSL president, Dean and Barnard elected VPs while board and TTFA reps selected

The Trinidad and Tobago Super League has its third president, as member clubs elected Prison Service FC vice-president Lee Davis to run the two-island republic’s second tier competition in a virtual election today. Davis, who is also a Prisons superintendent and vice-president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association …

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‘What does Hadad know about coaching?!’ George and Elie praise Eve but slam appointment ‘process’

Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) interim president Jefferson George and former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical committee member Ken Elie both suggested that Angus Eve is the right coach to lead the Soca Warriors. However, both expressed misgivings about the manner in which Eve was …

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