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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.

Creditors vote ‘yes’ as TTFA raises offer to 60% of debt, Warner and Fenwick left empty-handed

At around noon today, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), via trustee Maria Daniel, agreed settlements with creditors on debts stretching back more than two decades. Daniel, hired by Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad, had a fund of roughly TT$16m to address claims, which totalled TT$84.5m. It meant …

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The TTFA’s debt proposal: HoF gets thumbs down, Warner, Fenwick and Miller make claims, and tension between creditors

Trustee for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), Maria Daniel, revealed to creditors that the local football body has received 291 financial claims amounting to roughly TT$90.7m. But to settle its debts, the TTFA has ‘an approved financial arrangement’ of US$3m (TT$20.1m) —minus a ‘supervisory levy’ of TT$1.005m It …

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Nicaragua set national Concacaf record with 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago U-17 Women

Trinidad and Tobago found themselves facing their second successive group stage exit from a Concacaf women’s youth tournament today, despite again having a game to spare, when they were thumped 4-0 by Nicaragua in Under-17 Championship action in the Dominican Republic. The numbers themselves—the young Women Soca Warriors have conceded …

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Breana scores with first touch but T&T U-17 Women fall 5-1, Panama enjoy 72% possession and 32 shots

Sixteen-year-old Laventille United striker Breana Smith made a dream start to her Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship adventure this evening with a superb lobbed goal with her first touch against Panama at the Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. But there was little else for Trinidad and Tobago …

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‘We’re in a good place!’ Jones explains squad shuffle and composition as T&T prepare for Guyana showdown

The team that advances from Group F in the Concacaf W Championship qualifying phase—and only Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana are left in contention—will not just possess the superior bunch of women footballers. They will also be the team that best handles the logistical issues which come along with qualifying …

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