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Swiss special prosecutor commences criminal investigation of Fifa president, Infantino

Fifa president Gianni Infantino is now under criminal investigation in Switzerland, after Swiss special prosecutor Dr Stefan Keller found ‘indications of criminal conduct’ in secret meetings between Infantino and Switzerland Attorney General Michael Lauber. Keller, who was appointed on 29 June by the Supervisory Authority for the Office of the …

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Fifa: TTFA wants to have cake and eat it too; TTFA: Arbitration clause ‘unconscionable’

Should the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) be forced to abide by an arbitration clause that is explicit in its own constitution? Or is the clause itself, which orders that all disputes with Fifa be sent to the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), ‘unconscionable’ by virtue of …

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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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Dear editor: Football dreams of our youth are bigger than Fifa/TTFA; gov’t should intervene

“[…] The continuing impasse—aggravated by the challenges of Covid-19—could effectively jettison the hopes and aspirations of thousands of young people throughout Trinidad and Tobago to improve their lives and their livelihood through football. “[…] Now, with their dreams deferred, the youngsters could easily fall prey to the crime-lord lobbyists who …

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A ‘replica’ of John-Williams! United TTFA turns on president Wallace, calls general meeting

“[…] This pattern of behaviour is unacceptable. It is unilateral. It exceeds the constitutional limits to the president’s authority. “It is deceptive and deeply disappointing. And it replicates the performance of former president David John-Williams…” The following press statement on the actions of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace—in …

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‘Is TTFA/ Fifa issue, not also a matter of sovereignty?’ Wallace fires back at sport minister

“[…] Is [Shamfa Cudjoe], as minister of sport, agreeing that the constitution that governs the TTFA—or perhaps even the constitution that governs any national sporting organisation—can be set aside by a foreign power? “Just recently when a member of the opposition wrote to the US Embassy re the government’s ignoring …

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Don’t write us! Fifa snubs mediation request, Wallace still hopeful but makes fighting case

On Monday, attorney Matthew Gayle wrote to Fifa and requested mediation on behalf of his clients, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace and vice-presidents Clynt Taylor, Susan Joseph-Warrick and Sam Phillip, as an alternative to a High Court battle. The TTFA’s request, which had a deadline of …

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