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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.

Caledonia makes heavy work of Santa Rosa

Caribbean champions Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA made heavy work of Super League outfit, FC Santa Rosa, in Toyota Classic Cup action this evening as the “Eastern Stallions” stumbled to a 3-2 win at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain. Caledonia enjoyed the lion’s share of the possession but …

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Guerra sinks Cuba as Warriors top group

Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Ataullah Guerra transformed the Dwight Yorke Stadium into a love nest tonight with the decisive goal as the “Soca Warriors” advanced to next month’s 2012 Caribbean Cup finals in style with a 1-0 victory over Cuba in Bacolet, Tobago. Guerra hopped along the running track, blowing …

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Warriors advance as Suriname shocks St Vincent

Maybe the tide really is turning for the Trinidad and Tobago national football team. The “Soca Warriors” qualified for next month’s Caribbean Cup finals in Antigua and Barbuda with a game in hand after Suriname shocked St Vincent and the Grenadines 1-0 today at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, …

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Warriors spank Suriname to revive chances

Trinidad and Tobago’s recent football upheavals started—or perhaps ended—at the hands of Caribbean colleagues, Guyana. But at least, Guyana had the good grace to give something back. More on that later. The “Soca Warriors” managed their first home victory under interim coach Hutson “Barber” Charles last night with a 3-0 …

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St Vincent holds Cuba to frustrate Warriors

Trinidad and Tobago’s path to next month’s Caribbean Cup football finals in Antigua and Barbuda became more complicated this evening before the “Soca Warriors” had even taken the field. A draw between St Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba means that the Trinidad and Tobago footballers will almost certainly need …

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Warriors set for game of their lives

Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team interim coach Hutson “Barber” Charles vowed that the “Soca Warriors” will set out to play the game of their lives against Suriname from 8 pm tonight at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago. After a 1-1 draw with St Vincent and the …

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Soca Warriors bullied in 1-1 tie against St Vincent

Tobago is used to being fought over. The tiny island changed hands 33 times since the Courlanders first settled there in 1654 while, at present, the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is at the centre of a fierce political battle between the ruling People’s Partnership and the opposition People’s National …

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Magical Marcel dismantles Suriname

Cuban attacker Marcel Hernandez lit the flame at the 2012 Caribbean Cup qualifying tournament tonight with an outstanding performance in a resounding 5-0 win for the Spanish-speaking islanders against Suriname at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago. If communist Cuba espouses the importance of collectivism over individualism, Hernandez did …

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Make or break for Soca Warriors in Tobago

There is a fresh mood within the Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team as it prepares for this week’s 2012 Caribbean Cup qualifiers at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago. The “Soca Warriors” open their campaign from 8 pm tomorrow against St Vincent and the Grenadines in the …

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Daniel out but Tobago excited by Warriors visit

Tobago is ruing the absence of Lambeau-born playmaker Keon Daniel but is still abuzz by the presence of the “Soca Warriors” as the Trinidad and Tobago national senior football team trained at the sister isle today in preparation for this week’s 2012 Caribbean Cup qualifiers at the Dwight Yorke Stadium …

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