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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.

Six more than enough, USA rest 6-0 whopping on T&T to dump Warriors from Gold Cup

It is safe to say that USA’s burgeoning reputation as inhospitable hosts to guests from the so-called ‘developing world’ was only enhanced tonight. The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team were not merely pointed towards the Concacaf Gold Cup exit, they were tossed through the door headfirst. The final …

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Pulisic: I want revenge! Warriors prepare for USA backlash in Gold Cup

On the last occasion that Trinidad and Tobago and United States met on the football field, the tiny twin island republic denied the North American powerhouse the chance of representing Concacaf at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Two years on, the United States have the chance to return the favour—albeit …

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Emergency minutes: More Capelli mystery, De Four, McKnight hired, U-23s axed and U-15 girls snubbed again

The Soca Warriors were already outfitted in Capelli Sport gear a full two weeks before the Emergency Committee sanctioned its kit deal on behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). The dodgy timeline for the TTFA’s latest equipment sponsor was one of several notable revelations from the football …

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Camara denies Women’s coaching appointments; Board furious as De Four announces staff

Does the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have a new national women’s coach? TTFA Board members and Women’s League of Football (WoLF) president Susan Joseph-Warrick are uncertain, TTFA general secretary Camara David says no and football president David John-Williams is saying nothing at all. But coach Stephan De Four …

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“We can’t even get worked up anymore!” TTFA Board bemused over mysterious kit deal

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams has apparently left the local football body’s Board in the dark again, as the Soca Warriors have suddenly taken to wearing Capelli Sport outfits on the cusp of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup tournament. The change appears to signal a switch …

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Lawrence names final Gold Cup squad; Aubrey, Russell and Plaza miss out due to visa issues

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence has named his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, with uncapped United States-based duo of goalkeeper Greg Ranjitsingh and defender Leland Archer earning late spots alongside Kevin Molino, Joevin Jones and Cordell Cato. Lawrence omitted just …

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TTFA axes Men’s Olympic Team; Camara appears to contradict FIFA on Home of Football

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Camara David has confirmed that the local football body will not participate in the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Olympic qualifying series. David, via a press statement, said the football body’s decision was due to ‘financial difficulties’ and because the Olympic Games was a ‘difficult …

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