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DJW disputes date in CNC3 report; Bassant: Doesn’t change crux of issue

Eight days after CNC3 aired an hour long investigative report on former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams entitled ‘TTFA’s Secret Panama Trail’, the controversial administrator has offered his first rebuttal. In one clip during the programme, CNC3 investigative journalist Mark Bassant told viewers: “Shipping sources say …

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Fifa mum on TTFA, raises funding to over TT$23 million, postpones Concacaf football until 2021

The Fifa Council, which comprises 37 members split between its six confederations, met virtually today but did not reveal any decision with regards to its normalisation committee in Trinidad and Tobago. On 17 March, the seven-member Bureau of the Fifa Council—which is headed by Fifa president Gianni Infantino—voted to dissolve …

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Wallace: TTFA will pay unpaid staff as soon as we get Fifa money, besieged president offers ‘peace of mind’

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace assured administrative and coaching staff members today that they will be paid outstanding monies soon, once the local football is in ‘receipt of the monies from Fifa’. Wallace’s letter was his first official communique to staff since Fifa announced that he …

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Hadad reaches out to national coaches, in midst of TTFA/Fifa US$2 million impasse

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is due to receive US$500,000 (TT$3.4 million) from Fifa ‘in the coming days’ and a further US$2 million (TT$13.5 million) shortly thereafter—which represents their total annual entitlement—as the governing body aims to provide a ‘financial relief plan’ to its member associations, due to …

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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 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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Pro League votes to become ‘Ascension Premier League’; Ferguson wows clubs with tv rights offer 

Say goodbye to the Pro League and hello to the Ascension Premier League. Barely a month after the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) refused to permit a second round of the Ascension Invitational Tournament, the competition’s founder, Richard Ferguson, got the TT Pro League to rebrand its own 20-year …

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TTFA’s T-League ‘tweaks’: More $$ for Pro League, less for TTSL and performance incentives ‘absorbed’

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is set to significantly alter a deal hammered out by UEFA and Concacaf advisors, after discussion with local stakeholders, for a unified domestic elite league in a controversial move that would change the face of the local game. In a media statement yesterday, …

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