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Quarantine or play elsewhere! Wired868 looks at why gov’t blanked TTFA’s late WCQ proposal

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team will concede home advantage in a World Cup qualifying campaign for the first time in 36 years, after Ministry of Health chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram ruled that a proposal by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) fell short of …

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Shamfa: ‘Granny’ Luces and Larry Joseph carved indelible marks in T&T sport

The following is a press statement by the Ministry of Sport and Community Development: The Ministry of Sport and Community Development (MSCD) is saddened by the passing of two of Trinidad and Tobago’s highly regarded athletes: beloved long-distance runner, Lynette ‘Granny’ Luces, and former national football player Larry Joseph.  Affectionately …

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Sport and the Budget: More attention on stadia, less on sportsmen and women

Minister of Finance Colm Imbert outlined the Trinidad and Tobago Government’s Budget for 2020-2021 today, as a bid to ‘ensure that our economic recovery is as strong as possible’ and with ‘diversification of the economy [as] our highest priority’. Sport earned two mentions in Imbert’s 142-page Budget statement, although it …

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Sport minister vows to ditch TTFA if Fifa acts, Wired868 examines fall-out as Wallace misses key meeting

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) traditionally depends on funding from two main sources to carry out its operations: international governing body, Fifa, and the Ministry of Sport—via the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT). Besieged TTFA president William Wallace could potentially lose both patrons with just one …

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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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Cudjoe: Don’t play games with me! Minister rebuts Wallace as gov’t shapes up Home of Football in one week

It took just one week and a small army of private sector companies, according to Robert Hadad, to get the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s Home of Football ready for use. Or rather, as the South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) re-christened the facility, the ‘Home of Football-Wellness Centre’. The controversial …

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