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Cudjoe: Embarrassment could have been avoided; Govt provides 100% funding to Women Warriors

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs agreed to fund 100 percent of the expenses for the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team, as they prepare for the Concacaf Women’s Championship, which kicks off in North Carolina on 4 October 2018. The government’s decision—which is worth TT$430,000—was relayed to …

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Latapy-George: Speak to DJW about release; TTFA president accused of more violations

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George refused comment on allegations of dishonesty against him and president David John-Williams by Women’s National Senior Team manager Jinelle James. However, inadvertently, Latapy-George hinted that John-Williams’ use of his staff might be creating issues within the organisation and sending mixed …

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Sport Ministry: Audits missing for W Connection and Pt Fortin; taxpayers spent $76 million on Pro League

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has identified W Connection and Point Fortin Civic as the two Pro League clubs who are yet to submit relevant information to the government—including audited financial statements—so as to make themselves eligible for funding. Minister Shamfa Cudjoe has so far refused to approve …

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Sport Ministry vows to “address staff sensitivity” but offers no Thompson apology; reveals past funding to sprinter instead

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has promised to “address staff sensitivity” to Trinidad and Tobago athletes but stopped well short of admitting culpability in its treatment of three-time Olympic Games medallist Richard “Torpedo” Thompson or offering an apology to the sprinter. Thompson, who competed at the 2008, 2012 …

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U-20 Women’s Championship: Expert doubtful Ato Boldon Stadium can withstand 16 games in 11 days

Sixteen games in 11 days. That is what the Ato Boldon Stadium is set to host once the CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship kicks off on 18 January. And although—according to a top Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) official—the field at the Couva “Home of Football” currently looks in pristine …

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