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Shaka: T&T football stuck between criminalisation and colonisation, Fifa has betrayed us

In early December of last year, I was in Trinidad to film a commercial for Unit Trust alongside none other than the world’s first black Miss Universe, Janelle Penny Commissiong. The format of the shoot was an informal conversation between two nationals about their successes, their failures—you get the picture. …

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‘Travesty of logic and justice’, ‘attempted coup’, ‘cover-up’: TTFA officials condemn Fifa intervention

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) stakeholders have slammed Fifa’s decision to implement a normalisation committee on the island and effectively nullify the football body’s election last November. Fifa, in a press release today, claimed that its fact-finding mission to Trinidad last month—done in conjunction with Concacaf—found ‘extremely low overall …

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$4 million for taxman missing, an unsafe hotel and spiralling debts: Wallace reveals TTFA’s ‘true’ health

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has accused the administration of his predecessor, David John-Williams, of failing to account for millions of dollars received from Fifa and improperly deducted from office staff. Wallace’s claims were part of a 50-minute long press conference at the Queen’s Park Oval …

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TTFA reveals Avec Sport kit deal; plus Wallace on Nike ‘interference’ and $50 million debt

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has promised to erase the local football body’s TT$50 million debt within three years, as he announced a kit deal with England-based supplier Avec Sport this morning. The TTFA and Avec Sport stated that the partnership is for four years with …

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TTFA accounts frozen while Fifa stalls on paying subvention, Wallace insists better days coming

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has insisted that the current administration can competently manage the local game, even as he admitted that the TTFA’s accounts were frozen by a creditor while Fifa is hesitant to pay its annual subvention to the local football body. Last Thursday, …

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“[Our] best is just not good enough”; Wired868 reviews Lawrence’s tenure in quotes

“We must always remember it’s Trinidad and Tobago that went 13 games without a victory—not Dennis Lawrence…” Wired868 looks at Dennis Lawrence’s term as Men’s National Senior Team head coach in quotes: 21 January 2017 Lawrence on his appointment as Men’s National Senior Team head coach: “I feel very honoured …

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TTFA board to be named on Wednesday; Downer: Wallace acted constitutionally

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) chief operating officer Azaad Khan has vowed to announce the body’s new board of directors by Wednesday 11 December. Football stakeholders were given until Friday 6 December to submit their proposed representatives for the TTFA board with the general secretariat obliged to ratify those …

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TTFA bungle keeps Pro League teams out of Concacaf again, disqualification ‘hidden’ from clubs

Interim Pro League chairman Brent Sancho said he was ‘thoroughly disappointed’ that local top flight clubs will miss out on Concacaf competition for the second year running, after the David John-Williams-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) failed to fix ‘a simple error’. Worse, the information was relayed by Concacaf …

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‘Concerned’ Wallace writes Fifa on Warner links, Inside World Football denies paid hatchet job

Newly elected Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has dismissed links between himself and disgraced former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner as a work of fantasy. This afternoon, Wallace, whose ‘United TTFA’ slate won a clean sweep at the TTFA elections on Sunday 24 November, wrote Fifa general …

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Camara resigns, Lawrence to submit technical report and TTFA debt crosses $50 million

Camara David has resigned as Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary, effective Saturday 30 November, and will be replaced by the new board of the local football body on the advice of president William Wallace. David, who was hired in February 2019, was a controversial figure from even …

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Home of Football temporarily closed; DJW allegedly opened property without insurance

It’s a good thing that there were no mishaps when former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams opened the controversial Home of Football in Couva last week. The HOF, according to the new executive, is uninsured and lacks approval from necessary state authorities including the Trinidad and …

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