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Women Warriors still stuck in T’dad despite assurances; Cooper omits Maylee from final W/Cup squad

Eight days before Trinidad and Tobago’s opening 2018 Concacaf Championship fixture against Panama—and despite assurances by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe—the Women Soca Warriors have no confirmed coach, no plane tickets for the pre-tournament camp and are …

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Salazar chaos continues: Cunningham voted both ways, Look Loy accuses DJW of fraud

The fall out from the suppression of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) vice-president Joanne Salazar’s resignation continued over the Republic Day weekend, with president David John-Williams, general secretary Justin Latapy-George and board member Wayne Cunningham increasingly under the spotlight for varying reasons. Salazar resigned her post on 11 September …

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Latapy-George: DJW ordered me to keep VP’s resignation secret from the TTFA board

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George confirmed that vice-president Joanne Salazar quit the local football body almost two weeks ago and that president David John-Williams instructed him to hide it from the board. And, more pertinently, Latapy-George admitted that Salazar was not a board member when …

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TTFA voting scandal! Salazar reveals she quit a week before DJW allegedly counted her vote to appoint Cooper

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams was dealt another blow last night as vice-president Joanne Salazar announced that she quit her post due to unexplained “personal reasons.” Remarkably, Salazar said her resignation was effective on 11 September 2018. “Goodnight Board Members, I am writing to inform you …

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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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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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