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Fifa admits Hadad’s NC has struggled with mandate; then extends their TTFA control for another year

The Bureau of the Fifa Council, headed by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, has extended the mandate for its normalisation committee in Trinidad and Tobago until 31 March 2023. The move means that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA)—and all organised football on the two-island republic—will remain under the thumb of …

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‘A smart move’, ‘laughable’, ‘farming out their duties’; TTFA members and creditors respond to NC

Before lunch yesterday, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad faced off against former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes in a virtual hearing of the local high court. Walkes was represented legally by Keston McQuilkin and Melissa Keisha Roberts-John. Attorney Stephen Salandy is believed to have appeared …

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“No different than John-Williams!” Hadad-led NC accused of ‘hiding money’ from creditors

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director and Men’s National Senior Team player Kendall Walkes has accused the Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee of hiding money from its creditors. Walkes, who won a TT$5.1m award in the Port-of-Spain High Court for breach of contract against the David John-Williams-led administration …

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‘Unworkable!’ Ferguson, Lewis, Look Loy and Wallace discuss Hadad’s debt plan and suggest how to rescue TTFA

On 5 October 2021, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad shared his idea for addressing the debt of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association with the Trinidad Guardian. “We’re looking at other methods of raising the funding and some sort of process to repay that debt, either borrowing or [an] …

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Normalisation committee announces fourth TTFA appointment, 11 days after he started working!

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) interim general secretary Amiel Mohammed announced Fifa’s fourth appointment on its normalisation committee today: Massy Finance and Republic Bank director Trevor Nicholas Gomez. Remarkably, Gomez was actually appointed by Fifa on 15 March 2021 and immediately became an active member of the team. However, …

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Fifa ‘welcomes’ TTFA’s acquiescence but still ‘assessing’ next step, after two weeks

It is almost two weeks since the court of appeal broke the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s legal resistance to Fifa, with the local football body’s member delegates swiftly voting to subsequently hand its reins to the governing body’s normalisation committee. Having forced regime change, Fifa president Gianni Infantino is …

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