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A gentleman of the sport! Eve, Corneal, Siu Butt and Browne pay tribute to ex-coach Muhammad Isa

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) director of football, Muhammad Isa, passed away this morning at the San Fernando General Hospital where he was warded for the past week with suspected kidney issues. Isa’s death followed the passing of former Trinidad and Tobago international and St Benedict’s College standout, Lawrence …

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Radanfah and Jan-Michael take TTFA ‘C’ licence coaching course; Jabari moves to Albania

Former Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team players Radanfah Abu Bakr and Jan-Michael Williams were among 23 participants in a TTFA ‘C’ licence coaching, which was conducted last week by technical director Anton Corneal. Abu Bakr and Williams were both involved in Trinidad and Tobago’s ultimately unsuccessful Russia 2018 World …

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TTFA reverses position, vows to compete as “National Under-17 Team” in Youth Pro League

The Trinidad and Tobago National Under-17 Team, once permitted, will participate in the Youth Pro League Under-18 competition under its own name, after condemnation of its initial attempt to play as Morvant Caledonia United. On Tuesday, National Under-17 assistant coach Duane Richardson and manager Aaron Pollard went to various schools …

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T&T U-17s to play as Caledonia Utd? Officials back off as coaches, clubs and parents protest “bullying”

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s National Youth Programme came under fire again on Wednesday after National Under-17 staff members yesterday urged players to sign forms to represent Morvant Caledonia United in the Under-18 Division of the Youth Pro League (YPL). The signings generally took place without the teenagers having …

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SSFL Forum: Schools’ league grapples with issues of registration, player development and TTFA relations

Academic requirements for school footballers, wider powers for the credential committee, an electronic database for players, small-sided games for Under-14s and a re-evaluation of the registration period and deadline for players to participate in external competitions. There were no shortage of talking points as the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) …

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Dear TTFA: New board member, Look Loy, questions body on coaches, referees and technical centre project

“What protocol or procedure did TTFA/you employ to identify the coaches now working in said youth programme, i.e. specifically, were the positions advertised and was application open to all interested parties? “[What are] the names of all companies/parties which submitted construction/professional bids in connection with said construction… [and] the name …

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Corneal not surprised by early elimination; slams dependence on magic in successive youth tournaments

It would have come as no surprise to Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) Technical Director Anton Corneal that Trinidad and Tobago’s hopes of going to the Under-20 Women’s World Cup came crashing down yesterday evening. Having lost 2-3 to Haiti in their opening CONCACAF qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium …

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Dear Editor: Modern football isn’t just about talent but coaching; the TTFA’s youth policy problem

“The current TTFA administration and technical staff seem not to understand. Their dependence on a cadre of volunteers who come at a dime a dozen shows flagrant disregard for an effective pathway to success.” The following Letter to the Editor on Trinidad and Tobago’s struggles in youth football—and, in particular, …

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