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Fifa’s political neutrality claim ‘patently false’; why Infantino’s woes won’t disappear—even if TTFA officials do

On 24 September 2020, even as Fifa president Gianni Infantino flexed the awesome muscles of the billion dollar global sport body that he heads, he revealed its Achilles heel. It was the day that Bureau of the Fifa Council, headed by Infantino, suspended the Trinidad and Tobago Football Football Association …

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DJW: ‘I’m a scapegoat…’ Ex-TTFA president continues Bassant rebuttals

Controversial former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams offered his second attempt at rebutting CNC3’s ‘TTFA’s Secret Trail to Panama’ investigative report today. The hour long feature, done by senior investigative journalist Mark Bassant on 10 September, alleged that John-Williams diverted football money to a secret Panamanian …

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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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DJW vows action after legal review but yet to rebut specific CNC3 claims

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams has promised libel action against Guardian Media Limited and its investigative reporter Mark Bassant, as well as to clear his name from allegations of financial misconduct related to the Home of Football project. However, John-Williams has done neither—not yet anyway. …

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Police start ‘preliminary investigation’ into DJW; Quan Chan, Daniel respond to allegations

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has ‘taken notice’ of allegations of financial misconduct supposedly committed by former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams but remained tightlipped about an official probe. John-Williams was the subject of an hour long feature …

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We’re obliged to ‘disobey unjust laws’! TTFA explains decision to take Fifa to court

“[…] United TTFA states for the public record that the real reason for Fifa’s unwarranted and illegal interference in TTFA’s internal business is its desire to cover up the financial mismanagement and illegal actions of the last administration: “Including the failure to provide contracts for the expenditure of TT$16 million on the Home of …

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‘Fifa has been compromised [in Home of Football scandal]!’ Spicy letter that predates Fifa take-over

“A cursory glance of the paper trail suggests that there was a lack of proper oversight [on the Home of Football],” stated Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Ramesh Ramdhan, in a letter to Fifa chief member association, Veron Mosengo-Omba on 22 January 2020. “The president of the …

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Home of Football temporarily closed; DJW allegedly opened property without insurance

It’s a good thing that there were no mishaps when former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams opened the controversial Home of Football in Couva last week. The HOF, according to the new executive, is uninsured and lacks approval from necessary state authorities including the Trinidad and …

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