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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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Normalisation comm asks for trust, vows to improve communication; after TTFA members write Fifa

The Robert Hadad-led normalisation committee has promised to ‘improve on the communication channels between the TTFA and its membership’, after representatives that comprise half of the local football body complained to Fifa about Hadad’s stewardship. The 14-page letter from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) members, written by Eastern …

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‘A breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud!’ TTFA Members report Hadad-led NC to Fifa

Eight of the 16 bodies that comprise the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have accused Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad and his colleagues of ‘weak management’, poor communication, ‘glaring errors regarding […] proper corporate governance’ and ‘creating a breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud’. The accusations, supported by …

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Swiss prosecutor: ‘Clear signs of criminal behaviour by Infantino’; Fifa: Report ‘malicious and defamatory’

Dr Stefan Keller: “There are clear indications of criminal behaviour on the part of the Fifa president…” Fifa press office: “Fifa and the Fifa president are shocked by the statement issued today by ‘special prosecutor’ Stefan Keller. This statement is both malicious and defamatory in nature and demonstrates his extreme …

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Fifa gives Haiti football president, Jean-Bart, life ban for sexual abuse of female players

Haitian Football Federation (HFF) president Dr Yves ‘Dadou’ Jean-Bart has been banned for life by Fifa, after being found guilty of ‘systematic sexual abuse against female football players between 2014 and 2020’. The decision was released today by the adjudicatory chamber of Fifa’s Ethics Committee, which also imposed a 1,000,000 …

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Fifa ‘welcomes’ TTFA’s acquiescence but still ‘assessing’ next step, after two weeks

It is almost two weeks since the court of appeal broke the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s legal resistance to Fifa, with the local football body’s member delegates swiftly voting to subsequently hand its reins to the governing body’s normalisation committee. Having forced regime change, Fifa president Gianni Infantino is …

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