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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.

‘Ballpest’, Gonzales, De Silva, Woodley, JP Rochford among National Futsal team invitees

Past and present Men’s National Senior Team players Keron ‘Ballpest’ Cummings, Curtis ‘Boyo’ Gonzales, Sean De Silva, Yohance Marshall, Trevin Caesar and John-Paul Rochford were among a host of familiar names included on a list of 40 invited trainees for the Men’s National Futsal Team, as Trinidad and Tobago resumes …

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‘Don’t treat us like a scrape-up side’; Joevin and Hyland discuss wish-list for W/Cup campaign, a tough 2020, and USA challenge

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick is expected to name his squad tomorrow to face the United States in a friendly match on 31 January in Orlando. Two names that are sure to be absent from his list are Fenwick’s most high-profiled players at present: …

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Amiel appointed as TTFA interim general secretary, Hadad mum on foreign-based NC member

Former Wired868 freelance reporter and Central FC press officer Amiel Mohammed was revealed tonight to be the interim general secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), via an email to members. He replaces general secretary Ramesh Ramdhan, who was suspended by Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad in …

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Flashback: 2006 W/Cup star Shaka Hislop: ‘It’s hard for me to say how I’d want to be remembered…’

The following article, written by Lasana Liburd, was first published in the Trinidad Express on 15 February 2007: For arguably the first time since Brazilian football legend, Pelé, put on a New York Cosmos shirt, the United States has turned its attention towards its own domestic league—after news that England …

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‘Nobody is being told anything!’ Hadad slammed for poor communication and constitutional violations

Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTFRA) vice-president Osmond Downer has criticised Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad for either ignoring the local body’s constitution or totally misunderstanding his role within the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). Hadad and his three-member committee, which includes Judy Daniel and Nigel Romano, …

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