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Only six percent of TTFA’s committees are functioning! Wired868 looks at issue within DJW-led football body

The framers of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) constitution—a policy document approved by the world governing body, FIFA—felt the local sporting body should be served by a number of standing committees, which were meant to not only ensure oversight and accountability but also to afford the TTFA’s board …

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Fresh farce as TTFA appears to have two general secretaries, DJW mum on fate of Latapy-George and Lawrence

In chaotic Venezuela, beset by economic turmoil and protests, there are two presidents. Not to be outdone, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA)—also cash-strapped and plagued by governance issues and a lack of transparency—now appears to have two general secretaries. Although Justin Latapy-George has operated as general secretary since …

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Look Loy claims bid to stop Home of Football probe; Wired868 looks at TTSL move against president

On 27 December 2017, Trinidad and Tobago Super League president Keith Look Loy formally asked seven questions of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams related to the controversial Home of Football project. Thirteen months on, John-Williams has not yet responded conclusively; but it could be Look Loy …

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Board members shocked as DJW allegedly puts daughter on ‘secret’ Home of Football committee

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams appears set to continue acting as emperor of the local football body’s Home of Football, after allegations that he created a committee to meet UEFA officials on the controversial project—inclusive of his daughter, Renee John-Williams—without board approval. The ‘Home of Football …

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TTFA neglects Elite Girls; administrators struggle to explain why U-15 Girls inactive for five months

Five months after Trinidad and Tobago was controversially forfeited from the Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship in the United States, the local Girls’ National Under-15 Team have not held a single training session and have no idea when next they will meet on the football field. Team manager Vernetta Flanders confirmed …

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Confusion as TTFA fails to pay match fees to 10 players; Ranjitsingh among blanked Warriors

Relations between Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and the National Senior Team are in danger of deteriorating further, after the discovery that roughly half of the squad were not paid match fees for internationals against Mexico and the United Arab Emirates in 2017 and 2018 respectively. …

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New Year’s message: DJW hails TTFA’s resilience and Home of Football; Downer counters

“The TTFA will celebrate its 111th anniversary this year and looks ahead to the highly anticipated opening of the Home of Football and the Sports and Entertainment Centre projects…” The following is a New Year’s message by Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams: The TTFA would like …

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‘Humble’, ‘gentleman’, ‘red Eric’, ‘complicit’, ‘likeable’, ‘victim’… T&T football remembers ‘Ollie’

Oliver Camps, Trinidad and Tobago’s longest serving football president, died this morning at the age of 87. Camps was president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) from 1992 to 2012—almost always alongside his special advisor and then FIFA vice president …

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Stakeholder rebuts Downer: TTFA Board must follow DJW’s instructions on general secretary

“The use of the word ‘shall’ leaves no room for deliberation or consideration by the Board of Directors. “[…] The constitution does not give the Board of Directors in this matter any instructions or powers to reject, revoke or consider the President’s proposal. The instructions are quite clear.” The following …

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