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Soca Warriors set for Christmas pay-out

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team’s players and staff are set for a merry holiday season as the Sport Ministry and the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) are both set to reward the “Soca Warriors” for their efforts in a testing year. National football team manager William Wallace …

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A ranking story for Warriors

Trinidad and Tobago’s latest FIFA rank of 67 is our best placement in three years. But the highest rank ever achieved by the “Soca Warriors” was 25th under late Scottish coach Ian Porterfield in June 2001. Porterfield inherited a team ranked 40th in the world from his predecessor, Bertille St Clair. In …

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Warriors declare: The hunger is back

Trinidad and Tobago national football defender Seon Power refused to celebrate second place after the “Soca Warriors” lost the 2012 Caribbean Cup final to Cuba yesterday evening after an extra time goal by Marcel Hernandez. But Power had a word for football fans back home. “The hunger is back and …

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Cuba takes Caribbean crown; Warriors finish second

Cuba reached the Caribbean Cup finals three times before and lost each time; twice to Trinidad and Tobago and once to Jamaica. But there would be no denying the Cubans in Antigua today. The “Soca Warriors” might have won the match in the closing minutes of regulation time but only …

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Defiant Warriors are into Caribbean Cup finals

Two months ago, the Trinidad and Tobago national football team was on the verge of elimination from the Caribbean Cup without kicking a ball as the Sport Ministry initially refused to financially support what Permanent Secretary Ashwin Creed described as an abysmal team. On Sunday afternoon, those same “Soca Warriors” …

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Shorthanded Warriors vow to fight against Martinique

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team could feasibly have just 15 available players for tomorrow’s 2012 Caribbean Cup semifinal fixture against Martinique in Antigua after the Caribbean Football Union denied its request to replace two injured players. The “Soca Warriors” play Martinique from 5 pm at the Antigua Recreation …

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Warriors send SOS for Marcano and Leon

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team has been granted special permission from the Caribbean Football Union (CFU)  to add St Ann’s Rangers attacker Jason Marcano and DIRECTV W Connection midfielder Clyde Leon to its squad as the “Soca Warriors” chase their first Caribbean Cup title since 2001. Marcano and …

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T&T celebrates Gold Cup spot after Haitian help

Thirty-nine years ago, Haiti extinguished the football dreams of one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most gifted generations with a controversial 2-1 World Cup qualifying win in Port-au-Prince. Tonight, Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago players celebrated the same result as a nail-biting 1-0 win for the French-speaking Islanders over host nation …

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Warriors edge Dominican Republic but wait on Haiti

Trinidad and Tobago captain Jan-Michael Williams made a brilliant late save from Dominican Republic striker Jonathan Fana to keep the country’s 2012 Caribbean Cup campaign alive by a thread as the “Soca Warriors” edged the Dominican Republic 2-1 at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St John’s, Antigua. Trinidad and Tobago …

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Depleted Warriors vow to come out fighting

Even victory against the Dominican Republic tomorrow evening might not be enough to salvage Trinidad and Tobago’s 2012 Caribbean Cup aspirations. The “Soca Warriors” tackle the Dominican Republic from 5 pm at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St John’s but, regardless of the possible size of their  victory, the dual …

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