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TTFA members agree on third auditor, after two firms refuse to approve NC’s financial statements

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) today approved the third auditing firm to review the financial management of its Fifa-appointed normalisation committee in less than two years. Aegis Business Solutions is now officially responsible for the TTFA’s financial statements of 2020 and 2021—a period that includes three …

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‘A smart move’, ‘laughable’, ‘farming out their duties’; TTFA members and creditors respond to NC

Before lunch yesterday, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad faced off against former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Kendall Walkes in a virtual hearing of the local high court. Walkes was represented legally by Keston McQuilkin and Melissa Keisha Roberts-John. Attorney Stephen Salandy is believed to have appeared …

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Hadad says NC blanked Bad Wolf Sport, new pay structure suggested for coaches

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad admitted to fielding a presentation from Ireland-based company, Bad Wolf Sports, but denied agreeing to any partnership with the company on behalf of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). The query was one of three questions raised by Eastern Football Association of Trinidad …

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Hadad’s unconstitutional ‘meeting’ raises more questions on NC’s occupation of the TTFA

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad has come under fire again for repeat violations of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) Constitution, after his invitation to members for a meeting provoked more questions about his leadership. On Wednesday, TTFA acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed invited members to a ‘meeting’ …

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‘A breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud!’ TTFA Members report Hadad-led NC to Fifa

Eight of the 16 bodies that comprise the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have accused Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad and his colleagues of ‘weak management’, poor communication, ‘glaring errors regarding […] proper corporate governance’ and ‘creating a breeding ground for mismanagement and fraud’. The accusations, supported by …

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Downer: ‘I don’t want to be the lone wolf!’ TTFA stakeholders mum as Hadad flounders

Trinidad and Tobago football is comprised of international teams, domestic leagues, zonal bodies, administrative support staff, coaching education and player development—all overseen by standing committees which report back to the board of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). Some of those components have been laid low by the Covid-19 …

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The Hadad era: has normalisation committee become a threat to T&T football?

“America won’t have [Christian] Pulisic, so it will be an easy game,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed supposedly told a football insider, as he bragged about the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee’s coup in securing a friendly match against Concacaf giants, the United States. Mohammed could …

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‘Nobody is being told anything!’ Hadad slammed for poor communication and constitutional violations

Trinidad and Tobago Football Referees Association (TTFRA) vice-president Osmond Downer has criticised Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad for either ignoring the local body’s constitution or totally misunderstanding his role within the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). Hadad and his three-member committee, which includes Judy Daniel and Nigel Romano, …

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