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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.

Downer: ‘I don’t want to be the lone wolf!’ TTFA stakeholders mum as Hadad flounders

Trinidad and Tobago football is comprised of international teams, domestic leagues, zonal bodies, administrative support staff, coaching education and player development—all overseen by standing committees which report back to the board of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). Some of those components have been laid low by the Covid-19 …

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Hadad betrayed us! National players and staff fire back at normalisation committee

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team players have accused Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad of betrayal, as roughly 40 percent of the local-based players skipped practice today. The training sessions are usually attended by roughly 28 players, but only 16 showed up today. And, according to a source, …

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Warriors join Montserrat on BOL’s roster, company targets teams ‘not typically showcased’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), which is under the control of the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, confirmed a two year deal with unknown Miami-based sportswear company BOL today. Both parties would hope their relationship gets off to a better start the second time around. Wired868 was told by a …

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Human trafficking? Or just a horrible trial? Lamb and McFee respond to police commissioner’s claims

In October 2020, former Trinidad and Tobago national youth team footballers Isaiah ‘Mal’ Garcia and Jaheim McFee boarded a plane at the Piarco International Airport with the intention of becoming professional players in the Egypt First Division. Six months later, both young men are rooming with relatives in London and …

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