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Corneal returns to technical director post for third time, replaces La Foucade in TTFA job

Former Trinidad and Tobago national player and coach, Anton Corneal, has returned to the post of TTFA technical director for a third stint. Corneal, 58, was first hired as technical director by interim TTFA president Lennox Watson in 2012 before leaving in 2014 owing to non-payment of salaries under then …

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U-20 Women get Feb Concacaf assignment, but NC yet to activate single nat’nl youth team in 20 mths

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Under-20 Team are scheduled to return to action next February when the 2022 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship kicks off in the Dominican Republic. However, the Women’s National Under-20 Team are among a string of teams which have remained dormant since the Robert Hadad-led Fifa-appointed …

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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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‘What does Hadad know about coaching?!’ George and Elie praise Eve but slam appointment ‘process’

Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) interim president Jefferson George and former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical committee member Ken Elie both suggested that Angus Eve is the right coach to lead the Soca Warriors. However, both expressed misgivings about the manner in which Eve was …

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Mars: Women’s staff appointments show why Hadad-led NC urgently needs standing committees!

Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) general secretary Rayshawn Mars has urged the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee to re-appoint technical and finance standing committees to better serve the local game, in the wake of the controversial recent selections to the Women’s National Senior Team technical staff. On Wednesday, the …

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TTFA announces Senior Women’s staff; La Foucade: ‘Everyone was given a fair chance’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), guided at present by the Robert Hadad-led Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, has apparently reversed its position on providing an entirely local-based technical staff to assist Women’s National Senior Team head coach James Thomas. A TTFA press release this afternoon confirmed instead that Charlie Mitchell …

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UFCTT disappointed as Hood and Mascall take T&T coaching jobs without tender, James apologises for error

The Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) is considering the future of two representatives from its interim eight member committee, second vice-president Dernelle Mascall and floor member Richard Hood, in the wake of their appointments on the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team coaching staff. The Trinidad …

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‘Everybody In’: TTFA launches coaching webinars on science of coaching, player development, and parental involvement

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) will hold a series of coaching webinars, beginning on 10 April 2021, under the banner of ‘Everybody In’, which will be open to all coaches from Trinidad and Tobago. The concept, according to the TTFA release, is part of its ‘ongoing efforts to …

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‘They’re sabotaging Fenwick and Hadad!’ TTFA staff blamed for normalisation committee blunders

Who is doing more damage to Trinidad and Tobago’s 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifying chances? Is it the perceived arrogance and ignorance of the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee, headed by Robert Hadad? The eccentric behaviour and questionable decision-making of Men’s National Senior Team head coach Terry Fenwick? Or the alleged indifference …

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The Hadad era: has normalisation committee become a threat to T&T football?

“America won’t have [Christian] Pulisic, so it will be an easy game,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed supposedly told a football insider, as he bragged about the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee’s coup in securing a friendly match against Concacaf giants, the United States. Mohammed could …

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La Foucade paid but TTFA coaches snubbed as Hadad’s NC accused of lacking transparency

After three months on the job, the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee appeared to put through its first payments for Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) staff members yesterday. But only some employees were paid, there was no word on where the money came from, when would more be wired, and why …

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Inside United TTFA: Fenwick/Look Loy clash, Ramdhan’s family affair, and Fifa makes its move

The following is the fourth and final part of Wired868’s look into the short but eventful tenure of the William Wallace-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA); and was done through a series of interviews, on condition of anonymity, with five persons from the United TTFA slate and/or employed elsewhere …

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