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‘Content, pacified, domiciled and domesticated’; Nakhid knocks CFU president’s supposed ‘subservience’ to Concacaf

“[…] How can you, as president of an organisation that controls the  majority voting bloc in Concacaf, be content, pacified, domiciled and domesticated to the point that you grovel at the feet of your Concacaf bosses?” The following letter to the editor, in response to a Q&A with Caribbean Football …

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Eve raring to go against El Salvador, T&T get security detail as Mexicans rage at Warriors and ref

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team have received 24-hour protection from the Frisco Police Department since Monday, according to a release from the TTFA Media. The Soca Warriors will also be accompanied by Consul security, Inspector Peter Fraser, for the remainder of their time at the 2021 Concacaf Gold …

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Eve urges Concacaf to punish Mexico, as T&T players subjected to racist abuse and death threats

Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team interim head coach Angus Eve called on Concacaf to ‘make an example’ of Mexico, after national footballers and officials were besieged with obscene, abusive messages, racist taunts and death threats, following the goalless draw between the two nations on 10 July 2021. Mexico, …

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More than half of Concacaf nations concede home advantage; Santo Domingo hosts eight WCQs in one week

Trinidad and Tobago were far from the anomaly yesterday as Concacaf revealed that more than half of the nations involved in the opening round of Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying matches have conceded home advantage, due mostly to their respectively Covid-19 protocols. Seventeen from 30 nations will play their home …

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Dear Editor: Let’s dare to aim high; Wallace’s courage should be applauded

The following Letter to the Editor on the William Wallace-led TTFA administration was submitted to Wired868 by Patrick Raymond: The recently and newly elected Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace and his administration, following its removal and the installation of a Fifa ‘normalisation committee’, and its recent …

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‘Infantino wanted to humiliate us!’ How Fifa’s suspension backfired and what’s next for T&T football

On Wednesday evening, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace applied to withdraw his case against Fifa for their implementation of a normalisation committee on the twin island republic. By Friday morning, Wallace had twice as many cases running against the world governing body in as many countries. …

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Wallace: ‘We won’t bow to Fifa fear play’; TTFA president explains return to CAS and resumption of case

“[…] I believe that the recent punitive action taken by Fifa against the TTFA because the TTFA is engaged in a legitimate action before the Trinidad and Tobago High Court—even after the TTFA filed documents to discontinue the action before the Court—is high-handed, unreasonable, and does not accord with the …

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Concacaf extends olive branch and fresh deadline, as TTFA-FIFA tussle enters slapstick territory

At 11.55am today, Concacaf offered an olive branch to the Soca Warriors. On Monday 28 September, Concacaf will hold its draw for the 2021 Gold Cup, which is its showcase tournament, and there will be a special arrangement for the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team. Yesterday, Fifa suspended …

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