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Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and 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.

TTFA confirms 13 from 16 board members; and nearly half of them served under DJW

The general secretariat of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has confirmed 13 of the 16 persons who will comprise the new board of the local body. The new TTFA board is due to meet for the first time tomorrow, as the William Wallace-led administration looks to chart the way …

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TTFA board to be named on Wednesday; Downer: Wallace acted constitutionally

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) chief operating officer Azaad Khan has vowed to announce the body’s new board of directors by Wednesday 11 December. Football stakeholders were given until Friday 6 December to submit their proposed representatives for the TTFA board with the general secretariat obliged to ratify those …

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‘His charisma was remarkable!’ Ex-TTFA president, Raymond Tim Kee, passes away

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president and Port of Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee passed away just after midnight on  Sunday 8 December 2019, according to information relayed by persons close to him. Tim Kee, a Guardian Life Insurance executive who ran his own insurance firm, RA Tim …

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Intercol 19: ‘P-ville’ retain crown, southern champs down Signal Hill 3-1

Two set pieces effectively decided the Girls National Intercol final today as Pleasantville Secondary retained their knockout title with a 3-1 triumph against their great rivals from the ‘Sister Isle’, Signal Hill Secondary, at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. Defender Tsai-Ann Fernandez and midfielder Chrissy Mitchell scored direct from …

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TTFA bungle keeps Pro League teams out of Concacaf again, disqualification ‘hidden’ from clubs

Interim Pro League chairman Brent Sancho said he was ‘thoroughly disappointed’ that local top flight clubs will miss out on Concacaf competition for the second year running, after the David John-Williams-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) failed to fix ‘a simple error’. Worse, the information was relayed by Concacaf …

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Intercol 19: ‘P-ville’ and Signal Hill score eight goals each to book national final rematch

Pleasantville Secondary and Signal Hill Secondary will meet in a Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) national final for the fourth consecutive time on Wednesday, as the two schools cruised to comprehensive victories today in the Girls National Intercol semifinal round. ‘P-ville’, the defending Girls National Intercol champs, routed Five Rivers …

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‘Concerned’ Wallace writes Fifa on Warner links, Inside World Football denies paid hatchet job

Newly elected Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has dismissed links between himself and disgraced former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner as a work of fantasy. This afternoon, Wallace, whose ‘United TTFA’ slate won a clean sweep at the TTFA elections on Sunday 24 November, wrote Fifa general …

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Home of Football temporarily closed; DJW allegedly opened property without insurance

It’s a good thing that there were no mishaps when former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams opened the controversial Home of Football in Couva last week. The HOF, according to the new executive, is uninsured and lacks approval from necessary state authorities including the Trinidad and …

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Intercol 19: On the spot! ‘Pres Lion cubs’ edge ‘Naps’ on penalties to claim South title

Presentation College (San Fernando) supporters are feeling like ‘Hulk’ tonight. One meaty blow from the right boot of beefy 19-year-old midfielder Ackeel ‘Hulk’ Jacob and their misgivings this season faded away, as Presentation edged Naparima College 4-3 on kicks from the penalty spot—after a 1-1 regulation time finish in the …

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Wallace: T&T football needed change; coaching contracts allegedly awarded on eve of election

Transparency, collective governance, constitutional amendment, sweeping audits and coaching contracts. New Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace drew up a list of immediate priorities as he assumes office tomorrow, after being elected to replace David John-Williams. Wallace, the current Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) president and a …

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Wallace elected TTFA president! DJW dethroned after one term in office

Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) president William Wallace is the new president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). Wallace, a retired Carapichaima East Secondary acting vice-principal, defeated incumbent and Team Impactors slate leader, David John-Williams, after two rounds in the TTFA’s AGM this afternoon. Ironically, the election was held at the …

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