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.

TTFA announces Spence as Women’s U-17 and U-20 coach; Hadad snubs Hood and coaches assoc again

Former St Ann’s Rangers coach Jason Spence is set for a return to the international game after he was announced as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s new head coach of the Women’s National Under-17 and Under-20 Teams. Spence will lead the U-20s into the Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship from …

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Negligent administrators, ‘return to play’, and vaccines: Shamfa Cudjoe talks sport with Wired868

“[…] One option is that we start to play with vaccinated persons only—no audience or spectators… Some sporting disciplines are looking better than others. For instance, based on what has been put to us by cricket, cricket looks good.  “[…] In football… the Super League couldn’t tell [how many of …

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Kenwyne: ‘I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity’; TTFA names full-time Women Warriors coach

Former Soca Warriors captain Kenwyne Jones has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team, with a nine-month contract that provides for a one-year renewal based on undisclosed KPIs. Jones, who is with the Women Soca Warriors in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic at present, has …

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‘We’ve been doing our homework!’ Kenwyne adds 9 new players to T&T squad for Dom Rep friendlies

Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team interim head coach Kenwyne Jones has promised a more balanced team this week, as he leads his troops to the Dominican Republic tomorrow for international friendlies on 26 and 29 November. Jones steered the Women Soca Warriors to successive draws against Panama at …

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Gonzales: Vaccine hesitancy torpedoed 2021 SSFL season; Jamaica student athletes all vaccinated

Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) president Merere Gonzales has suggested that vaccine hesitancy among Trinidad and Tobago’s student population could be a key factor in the Government’s decision to block schools football for the second successive season. Gonzales said the SSFL executive had been in communication with the ministries of …

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U-20 Women get Feb Concacaf assignment, but NC yet to activate single nat’nl youth team in 20 mths

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Under-20 Team are scheduled to return to action next February when the 2022 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship kicks off in the Dominican Republic. However, the Women’s National Under-20 Team are among a string of teams which have remained dormant since the Robert Hadad-led Fifa-appointed …

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