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Truce! Hadad skips coaches meeting but NC members promise response in four days

Normalisation committee chairman and de facto Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) boss Robert Hadad was a no-show yesterday as the Fifa-appointed body hosted officials from the National Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (NFCTT), in a crucial virtual meeting. NFCTT interim president Jefferson George and executive member Angus Eve …

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Normalisation comm asks for trust, vows to improve communication; after TTFA members write Fifa

The Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee has promised to ‘improve on the communication channels between the TTFA and its membership’, after representatives that comprise half of the local football body complained to Fifa about Hadad’s stewardship. The 14-page letter from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) members, written by Eastern …

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‘A breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud!’ TTFA Members report Hadad-led NC to Fifa

Eight of the 16 bodies that comprise the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have accused Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad and his colleagues of ‘weak management’, poor communication, ‘glaring errors regarding […] proper corporate governance’ and ‘creating a breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud’. The accusations, supported by …

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Hadad and his crew are the only ones earning from football, while they suffer T&T players and coaches

The only people making money in football in Trinidad and Tobago for the last year have been non-football people. Robert Hadad is drawing upwards of TT$40,000 per month while Judy Daniel, Nigel Romano and Trevor Gomez are banking over TT$30,000 per month—based on the standard sums given to Fifa-appointed normalisation …

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Welshman James Thomas named T&T Women’s head coach; all-local support staff to be appointed

The Fifa-appointed normalisation committee has hired Welsh coach James Thomas as the new head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team. Thomas is a former Wales Women’s National Senior Team assistant coach and performance analyst and holds a Uefa ‘A’ License and Elite Youth ‘A’ License. He …

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‘Smooth operator’, ’down to earth’, ‘loved to talk’, ‘a thinking footballer’: Remembering Clyde Leon

“[…] We were on a water break and he turned to me and said: ‘I’m not getting dropped from this team.’ I was wondering, who is this dude?” “[…] I remember at Jan-Michael Williams’ wedding reception when you’re thinking it was not an ideal situation for much talk—because of the …

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“A loyal and humble servant to football”; ex-T&T player and coach, Clyde Leon, dies at 37

Former Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team player and national youth team coach Clyde Leon passed away last night following a heart attack, according to a press statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). He was 37 years old. Leon, who played as a deep-lying midfielder, made …

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