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Concacaf withdraws invitation to T&T U-15 Women; St Rose mum as “elite team” grounded

The efforts of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Under-15 Team players over the past year and a half ended on an anticlimactic note today, as Concacaf withdrew its invitation for the young Women Soca Warriors to participate at the confederation’s 2018 Women’s Under-15 Championship in Florida. Trinidad and Tobago …

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TTFA’s elite issues: Women’s U15s set to forfeit Concacaf opener while Boys travel night before CFU game

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) elite youth teams were thrown into varying levels of disarray this week, as the Boys National Under-14 and Women’s National Under-15 Teams struggled to get to their respective competitions in Curaçao and the United States. On Friday night, the TTFA chartered a Liat …

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Unpacking the 2018 World Cup: Hart, Walkes, Hislop and Sheppard talk France, trends and lessons from Russia

“Teams that couldn’t adjust defensively and show patience and discipline to withstand those spells [of possession from opponents] found themselves chasing the game. France were without question the best at this…” “There was […] a return to what we would consider ‘outdated’ centre forwards like Mario Mandzukic, Olivier Giroud and, …

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Corneal not surprised by early elimination; slams dependence on magic in successive youth tournaments

It would have come as no surprise to Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) Technical Director Anton Corneal that Trinidad and Tobago’s hopes of going to the Under-20 Women’s World Cup came crashing down yesterday evening. Having lost 2-3 to Haiti in their opening CONCACAF qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium …

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Corneal: I’ve no apprehensions; returned TTFA Technical Director hopes to avoid internal clashes

Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Anton Corneal will re-assume the post he quit three years ago, as part of a settlement with the local football body of a seven-figure debt owed to the former national youth coach. His appointment means a portfolio change for current technical …

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Shabazz offers TTFA National Elite Youth Program update but Eve and Taylor point to flaws

Nine. You can count as many as nine players who are currently in the national senior squad who began their careers at Under-13 level under the watchful eyes of former Trinidad and Tobago World Youth Cup coach, Anton Corneal. And if National Youth Football Coordinator Jamaal Shabazz has his way, Under-13 football …

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