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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’s T-League ‘tweaks’: More $$ for Pro League, less for TTSL and performance incentives ‘absorbed’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is set to significantly alter a deal hammered out by UEFA and Concacaf advisors, after discussion with local stakeholders, for a unified domestic elite league in a controversial move that would change the face of the local game. In a media statement yesterday, …

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Proof of payment to players? Check! Pro League clubs pass SporTT vetting process

Maybe TT Pro League clubs are well-run, financially-responsible organisations after all. Despite a stream of horror stories from current and past players and administrators about poor financial practice by top flight local football clubs, Wired868 understands the Pro League’s eight franchises eligible for government subventions have all submitted relevant financial …

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TTFA Committee blanks Ascension extension, votes to wait for gov’t Pro League subvention instead 

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s National Football Committee, charged with restarting domestic football, has ruled that the privately-funded Ascension Invitational Tournament be denied an extension while clubs wait on taxpayers’ money to start the 2019 Pro League season instead. The Committee also endorsed the Pro League’s invitation for Trinidad …

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Downer: John-Williams is violating constitution by failure to call AGM and TTFA election date

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and general secretary Camara David have again drawn criticism over their supposed disregard for the local football body’s constitution, as stakeholders look forward to the 2019 elections. Veteran administrator Osmond Downer, who is the Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTFRA) …

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