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TTFA board still to rule on Cooper appointment; Waldrum, Hood declare coaching interest

The Women Soca Warriors were promised the necessary funding for their upcoming Concacaf Championships in the United States by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs. But the matter of their technical staff for the competition remains a contentious issue. On Monday, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David …

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Cudjoe: Embarrassment could have been avoided; Govt provides 100% funding to Women Warriors

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs agreed to fund 100 percent of the expenses for the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team, as they prepare for the Concacaf Women’s Championship, which kicks off in North Carolina on 4 October 2018. The government’s decision—which is worth TT$430,000—was relayed to …

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Latapy-George: Speak to DJW about release; TTFA president accused of more violations

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George refused comment on allegations of dishonesty against him and president David John-Williams by Women’s National Senior Team manager Jinelle James. However, inadvertently, Latapy-George hinted that John-Williams’ use of his staff might be creating issues within the organisation and sending mixed …

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“Chauvinistic and misogynistic!” Women’s team manager Jinelle James hits out at DJW-led administration

“As it pertains to the latter part of Item 2 [in the TTFA release] that refers to a member of the Technical Staff [who] reached out to the Ministry without the consent and knowledge of the TTFA Secretariat, please be informed that I had a conversation with the General Secretary …

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Shamfa: TTFA never submitted formal proposal to assist Women’s Team; gives Monday deadline

Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe has given the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) until noon on Monday to submit a formal proposal seeking financial assistance for the Women’s National Senior Team, after the football body admitted to mangling its application for government funding. On Tuesday, Women …

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“Nero is fiddling while Rome burns!” T&T women beg for TTFA support while board urges DJW to act

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team players have taken to social media to beg for support, as their preparation for the France 2019 World Cup remains hamstrung by the uncooperative Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). “[Twenty one] days away from our final stage of World Cup qualifier …

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T&T U-20s drawn with USA, youth team still inactive due to unpaid TTFA stipends

The Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team, which has not kicked a ball in over a month, must topple the United States to have any chance at qualifying for the Poland 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup. The young Soca Warriors, who were not among Concacaf’s six seeded under-20 teams, were …

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Board split over DJW and Quan Chan’s attempt to appoint women’s coach without meeting 

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) board of directors is split down the middle over the body’s attempt to appoint Shawn Cooper as head coach of the Women’s National Senior Team without a board meeting. At present, there are 12 active board members—inclusive of TTFA president and board chairman …

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DJW and Corneal still at loggerheads, TTFA hits snag in bid to appoint Cooper as women’s coach

Twenty six days before their opening 2018 Concacaf Championship fixture against Panama in North Carolina, USA, the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team are still without a head coach. And there is still little sign of warming relations between Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and …

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Corneal: Three months without pay; TD needs assurances from TTFA before Concacaf tourney

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director and caretaker Women’s National Senior Team coach Anton Corneal will seek assurances about his future from president David John-Williams before he begins plotting in earnest for the 2018 Women’s Concacaf Championship, which kicks off on 4 October in North Carolina. Corneal stepped …

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