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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.

Eve raring to go against El Salvador, T&T get security detail as Mexicans rage at Warriors and ref

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team have received 24-hour protection from the Frisco Police Department since Monday, according to a release from the TTFA Media. The Soca Warriors will also be accompanied by Consul security, Inspector Peter Fraser, for the remainder of their time at the 2021 Concacaf Gold …

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Eve urges Concacaf to punish Mexico, as T&T players subjected to racist abuse and death threats

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve called on Concacaf to ‘make an example’ of Mexico, after national footballers and officials were besieged with obscene, abusive messages, racist taunts and death threats, following the goalless draw between the two nations on 10 July 2021. Mexico, …

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Eve’s gamble pays off as Trinidad and Tobago defy Mexico; Phillip stars in goalless draw

Defiant, disciplined, dogged. The Soca Warriors are back! At the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team faced over 40,000 Mexican supporters, 15 Mexico players, one Argentine and, apparently, hundreds of sweaty uncouth homophobes. But at the final whistle, they remained unbowed in their …

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Mekeil and Powder are in, Curaçao are out, and Warriors test negative for Covid-19—despite night out

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve has replaced injured midfielders Khaleem Hyland and Judah Garcia with a pair of United States-based defenders, Mekeil Williams and Noah Powder, for the group stage of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. The 30-year-old Williams, who has 30 national …

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Eve ready to unleash ‘Lobo’; discusses Griffith, Joevin, Warriors reboot… and Black Stalin

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve looks set to turn to maverick 30-year-old forward Marcus ‘Lobo’ Joseph to fire the Soca Warriors into the Concacaf Gold Cup. Joseph, a two-time World Youth Cup player more than decade ago, was never used by Eve’s predecessor, …

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Hadad says NC blanked Bad Wolf Sport, new pay structure suggested for coaches

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad admitted to fielding a presentation from Ireland-based company, Bad Wolf Sports, but denied agreeing to any partnership with the company on behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). The query was one of three questions raised by Eastern Football Association of Trinidad …

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Hadad’s unconstitutional ‘meeting’ raises more questions on NC’s occupation of the TTFA

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad has come under fire again for repeat violations of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) Constitution, after his invitation to members for a meeting provoked more questions about his leadership. On Wednesday, TTFA acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed invited members to a ‘meeting’ …

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