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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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Rowley ready to help! Wallace meets PM and sets EGM date, as TTFA targets Fifa deadline

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace will convene an extraordinary general meeting on Sunday 25 October with member delegates of the local football body. And the agenda will deal specifically with ‘the way forward’ for the TTFA and the current Fifa suspension. Wallace confirmed the date and …

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High Court rules for TTFA! Fifa’s removal of Wallace was ‘contrivance to subvert Nov elections’

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace successfully defied Fifa in the High Court today, as Madame Justice Carol Gobin ruled in favour of the local body’s officials in a historic case. Gobin declared that Fifa’s removal of Wallace and vice-presidents Clynt Taylor, Susan Joseph-Warrick and Sam Phillip …

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‘Contemptuous!’ Wallace asks High Court to stop EGM and ‘restrain’ Fifa’s normalisation committee

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has asked the High Court to block the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee from holding an Extraordinary General Meeting on 15 September, as the two bodies continue to fight over the right to run the local game. On 4 September, normalisation committee chairman …

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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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‘Is TTFA/ Fifa issue, not also a matter of sovereignty?’ Wallace fires back at sport minister

“[…] Is [Shamfa Cudjoe], as minister of sport, agreeing that the constitution that governs the TTFA—or perhaps even the constitution that governs any national sporting organisation—can be set aside by a foreign power? “Just recently when a member of the opposition wrote to the US Embassy re the government’s ignoring …

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