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Gutsy T&T U-17 women fail Mexican test

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-17 women’s footballers gave a disciplined, energetic performance this evening but it was not nearly enough as they fell 2-0 in their CONCACAF opener to Mexico at the Estadio Cementos Progreso in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It might sound pessimistic to start booking your return flight …

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TTFF appoint national managers

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today announced the appointment of three managers to its football teams. Joycelyn Francois-Opadeyi, a former national hockey team captain and women’s cricket team manager, will serve as manager of the woman’s under-17 team. William Wallace, a past secondary schools cricket president, has been …

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Hyland misses Olympic qualifiers

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team will have to book its place at the London 2012 Olympic Games without the help of star Belgium-based midfielder Khaleem Hyland after the 22-year-old was ruled out by his employer, Racing Genk. The Olympic qualifiers, which will be staged in the United …

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Visa appointments stall U-23s

Several Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 footballers will forego a chance at more senior experience on Wednesday night when the “Soca Warriors” face Antigua and Barbuda at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Coach Angus Eve confirmed that members of his squad have visa appointments at the …

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Olympic footballers seek winning blend

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team has only managed a top two CONCACAF finish once in its history when the “Soca Babes” finished runner-up to Mexico to qualify for the 1991 Portugal Under-20 World Youth Championship. Angus Eve, Trinidad and Tobago’s all-time most capped senior team player, was a …

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TTFF to sue Warner Today

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has decided to sue its former special advisor and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner over missing 2006 World Cup revenue and agreed to send a pre-action protocol letter to Warner today. Derek Ali, attorney for the TTFF, informed Justice Devindra Rampersad …

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TTFF must tackle Jack or face contempt charge

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has three days to decide on a suitably tough legal suit against its former Special Advisor and “renegade agent” Jack Warner, the Minister of Works and a former FIFA Vice President, or face a charge for contempt of court. Justice Devindra Rampersad gave …

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Warner blames TTFF for missing accounts

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner will allegedly test the patience and temperament of High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad by claiming ignorance of all Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) financial matters in the Germany 2006 World Cup bonus dispute between 13 past and present national players, the …

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Warner snubs High Court request

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner yesterday ignored a High Court request to provide written accounts of all income, donations, gifts, grants or benefits whatsoever and all expenditure arising from the Germany 2006 World Cup. High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad declared, on 12 January 2012, that Warner, who …

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TTFF tries to divorce its past

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) Acting President Lennox Watson, who was the football body’s longest serving vice president until his sudden promotion last October, could not answer many questions at this evening’s press conference at the Harvard Sports Club on Serpentine Road, Port of Spain. Watson said he did …

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TTFF: Warner has the money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today insisted that Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was the sole arbiter of its World Cup revenue and it did not have the funds to honour its debt of $4.6 million to the 2006 World Cup players. The figure represented …

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Soca Warriors seize TTFF assets

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was subjected to a new low this morning as 15 policemen swooped down on its Dundonald Street headquarters and seized removable assets. The early morning raid is a result of the TTFF’s failure to honour a High Court order to pay 13 of …

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