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If you want to lead, you must read! Downer hits back at Sancho over TTFA EGM blunder

Interim Pro League chairman Brent Sancho and former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams both received copies of the amended TTFA Constitution on 22 September 2019. So too did AC Port of Spain directors Ryan Nunes and Michael Awai, the San Juan Jabloteh office and Club Sando …

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Oops! Hadad blunder appears to rule TTFA EGM on Fifa court case as illegal

Normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad appears to have erred in his announcement of an extraordinary general meeting on 15 September, which was called to address possible Fifa sanctions against the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA)—due to an ongoing legal case by the TTFA’s elected officers. Fifa gave TTFA president …

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TTFA members call EGM to ‘withdraw’ Fifa case; Look Loy vows to boycott ‘illegal event’

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad has scheduled an extraordinary general meeting on 15 September for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) 47 member delegates, in the first significant response by local stakeholders to the impasse between the TTFA’s elected officers and Fifa. Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura vowed, …

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Wallace emails Fifa members for support from ‘oppressive’ leadership; Hadad slams ‘misinformation’

William Wallace: “[…] We believe the imposition of the normalisation committee as punishment for our revelation of the previous administration’s financial impropriety, which was ignored by Fifa…” Robert Hadad: “[…] Your letter is an example of the campaign of misinformation and disinformation that you and a number of your colleagues …

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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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Hadad claims SporTT and not TTFA locked-out coaches; coaches set record straight

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad tried to pass the blame for the recent temporary lock-out of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) coaches, with a release that was immediately rebutted by three national coaches. On Tuesday morning, security at the Ato Boldon Stadium locked the gates and stopped coaches …

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Hadad urges ‘previous administration’ to act for T&T’s benefit, a day after locking out national coaches

“Fifa has been clear from the day of the appointment of the normalisation committee, and on several occasions since, that the committee alone has the mandate to run and manage the affairs of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association. “[…] Additionally, it makes clear the potentially devastating consequences for football …

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Fifa tells ‘new’ TTFA to inform ‘former’ TTFA of deadline to drop court case, in bizarre letter

Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura has asked ‘new’ Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) boss Robert Hadad—the head of its normalisation committee in the twin island republic—to tell ‘former’ TTFA president William Wallace to ignore the order of High Court Judge Carol Gobin and move its dispute with Fifa to …

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‘Total disrespect!’ Coaches locked out of stadium, while trying to deliver letters to Hadad

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) head office at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva went into lockdown mode this morning but it was not as a safety measure against Covid-19. Normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad’s staff was not trying to keep the novel coronavirus at bay—just the country’s …

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‘Who’s looking after players?!’ Hyland and Bateau on owed monies, Qatar 2022 and United TTFA/Fifa

Soca Warriors captain Khaleem Hyland and veteran defender Sheldon Bateau are urging stakeholders to remember the young men and women who play the game, as they pointed to the desperate financial state of many local-based players at present. Former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams left office …

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‘This is ridiculous!’ Hood and Eve slam lack of communication as coaches remain sidelined

On 29 April 2020, Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad introduced himself to Trinidad and Tobago’s national football team coaches and promised to meet them shortly to discuss their existing contracts and owed remuneration. Hadad, the co-CEO of family owned business HadCo Limited, assured coaches that he was introducing a …

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