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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.

Cudjoe silent as TTFA row rages on, Govt mum as Home of Football scandal continues on state land

Sport Minister Shamfa Cudjoe remains deafeningly silent as the furore surrounding Trinidad and Tobago’s football continues to intensify in the courts, the board room and, ultimately, the fields of play. In the past six months alone, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) President David John-Williams lost legal cases to ex-General …

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T&T start Olympic qualifiers in July but neither coach nor squad in place; ex-TD advises TTFA to turn to minor leagues

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has been advised to turn to ‘minor leagues’, as the chronically under-prepared local football body is tasked to build a team from scratch to compete in the 2020 Olympic qualifying series, which kicks off in three months. The TTFA does not have a National …

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Hotel Normandie considers run on TTFA’s accounts after winning $750k judgment; Look Loy: TTFA effectively bankrupt

The legal and financial woes of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have intensified with Hotel Normandie joining the list of creditors weighing up a run on the football body’s finances. Last month, attorney Tamilee Budhu gave TTFA president David John-Williams two weeks to satisfy a judgment for over …

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Over $16 million unaccounted from FIFA-funded Home of Football project! TTFA bank records to be searched next

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and general secretary Camara David could be asked to explain a gap in excess of TT$16 million between the quantum of contracts at their headquarters and the budget for the controversial Home of Football in Couva. The revelation comes as TTFA …

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Bank ordered to hand TTFA’s money to Futsal Team; DJW-led body spent close to $4 million in three months

This afternoon, First Citizens Bank held on to the token sum of TT$300 from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) eight accounts at the financial institution—for banking and maintenance fees. The local football body’s remaining money, TT$270,871.33, is now property of 15 former National Futsal players and their five …

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A bad joke! Look Loy mulls over contempt proceedings against John-Williams and Camara

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) board member Keith Look Loy is considering lodging contempt of court proceedings against local football president David John-Williams and his general secretary Camara David, after the duo allegedly failed to adhere to a High Court order regarding information related to the controversial Home of …

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“Public organisations can’t be run like private fiefdoms!” Court orders DJW to hand TTFA financial info over to Look Loy

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) board member and TTSL president Keith Look Loy hailed a ‘complete victory’ over football president David John-Williams this afternoon, after the High Court ordered John-Williams to make all financial information related to the local football body available to the claimant within seven days. Look …

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DJW: They want to destroy the TTFA! Defiant President responds to frozen bank account with dubious ‘facts’

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams broke his silence this evening on legal action taken by the National Futsal Team with defiance and a twisted version of events that led to the football body’s bank account being frozen by the courts. The TTFA’s First Citizen Bank account …

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TTFA’s bank account frozen! DJW compared to Trump as court leans on football body again

The David John-Williams-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) was enveloped by fresh chaos today as the body’s bank account was frozen, due to a court order requested by members of the National Futsal Team. TTFA general secretary Camara David and president John-Williams were informed of the development today by …

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