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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.

Canada edges T&T U23s

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team endured another lesson yesterday evening with a 1-0 loss to their Canadian counterparts at the Holiday Inn Sports Complex, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale. It was Trinidad and Tobago’s second straight tour defeat after a 2-1 loss to Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Wednesday. Canada, …

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Paul: I will never turn down national team

… Former U-20 captain backs Olympic hopefuls   Gifted Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Leston Paul has denied that he ever turned down the chance to represent his country and said he is rooting for his teammates to book a London 2012 Olympic spot without him. The 22-year-old playmaker, who is …

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U-23s fall to Fort Lauderdale

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team lost the second of its last three outings yesterday evening with a 2-1 defeat to Fort Lauderdale Strikers in Miami. As in their last defeat to Portmore United in Jamaica, the young men in “red, white and black” were undone by senior …

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U-23 team faces more squad disruptions

… But Eve welcomes MLS duo to camp   Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team coach Angus Eve is still enjoying promising results on the field of play as he prepares for this month’s London 2012 Olympic Games qualifiers in the United States. But Eve might be growing increasingly …

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Gay stars in T&T friendly win

… Honduras summons starlets   Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 striker Jamal Gay continued his scoring form with two goals on Sunday evening as the 2012 London Olympic hopefuls started their Fort Lauderdale pre-tournament camp with a 4-1 over top South Florida amateur club, Honduras 5 Stars. Honduras 5 Stars …

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U23s stretch unbeaten run

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team stretched its unbeaten run to four successive matches as the visting squad held Jamaica 1-1 at the Edward Seaga Complex in Kingston on Wednesday night. Caledonia AIA striker Trevin Caesar scored in the 67th minute, just six minutes after replacing club teammate …

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Camps and Groden served for contempt

Richard Groden and Oliver Camps, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) general secretary and former president respectively, have been served for contempt of court after failing to sue former TTFF Special Advisor and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner. Groden and Camps must respond in writing to the …

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Gutsy T&T U-17 women fail Mexican test

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-17 women’s footballers gave a disciplined, energetic performance this evening but it was not nearly enough as they fell 2-0 in their CONCACAF opener to Mexico at the Estadio Cementos Progreso in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It might sound pessimistic to start booking your return flight …

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TTFF appoint national managers

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today announced the appointment of three managers to its football teams. Joycelyn Francois-Opadeyi, a former national hockey team captain and women’s cricket team manager, will serve as manager of the woman’s under-17 team. William Wallace, a past secondary schools cricket president, has been …

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Hyland misses Olympic qualifiers

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team will have to book its place at the London 2012 Olympic Games without the help of star Belgium-based midfielder Khaleem Hyland after the 22-year-old was ruled out by his employer, Racing Genk. The Olympic qualifiers, which will be staged in the United …

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Jack’s Haiti aid defence

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has submitted a tsunami of documentation to FIFA, which aims to prove the whereabouts of emergency aid funds that was wired to Trinidad and Tobago, two years ago, for disbursement to Haiti. However, there is no chance that FIFA or anyone else …

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Warner’s questionable lawsuit

Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner sent a pre-action protocol letter to me—the Wired868.com editor and publisher—on Friday 24 February 2012 through his attorney Om Lalla. The legal document, which claimed defamation and libel, was published on the website of State-owned television station, CTV, and …

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