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Shaka: T&T football stuck between criminalisation and colonisation, Fifa has betrayed us

In early December of last year, I was in Trinidad to film a commercial for Unit Trust alongside none other than the world’s first black Miss Universe, Janelle Penny Commissiong. The format of the shoot was an informal conversation between two nationals about their successes, their failures—you get the picture. …

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The heart of Moruga: SSFL Big 5 champs find strength in community

When Wired868 caught up with Moruga Secondary head coach Kempton Duval in the dressing rooms under the main stand of the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment lance corporal was having a matter-of-fact conversation with his players about their attitude toward training. Moruga Secondary had just suffered what …

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Intercol 19: James’ mid-competition transfer from Speyside to Signal Hill spices up Tobago final

Talented Tobagonian midfielder Jelanie James might be forgiven for wandering into the wrong dressing room tomorrow when two dozen of the island’s most talented schoolboys touch down at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet for the Tobago Zone Intercol final from 2pm. Signal Hill Secondary and Speyside High are going …

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Intercol 19: St Anthony’s and East Mucurapo advance to North finals via penalties

St Anthony’s College will meet East Mucurapo Secondary in the SSFL Coca-Cola Intercol North Zone final after slipping past Malick Secondary 4-3 on penalties in their semi-final at CIC ground on Serpentine Road. St Anthony’s coach Ronald Daniel counted his lucky stars after the match. “The game was balanced because …

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Angus Eve unplugged: ‘Naps’ coach on the SSFL’s standards, national youth football and his coaching philosophy

“Life in 2019 is way different to the 1980s. Back then we had one channel, TTT, and we were not getting all the Italian League and England Premier League and La Liga and so on, which is what they are comparing the young children to. So we didn’t get to …

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SSFL 19: Champions again! Unbeaten ‘Naps’ win fourth Premier title after 4-0 romp over QRC

Naparima College successfully defended their Secondary Schools Football League Premier Divison title, beating Queen’s Royal College 4-0 on the final day of play at CIC Ground in St Clair. ‘Naps’ have now claimed four of the last six Premier Division titles and stretched their unbeaten league run to an incredible …

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St Anthony’s steamroll Speyside 7-1, Tobagonians concede 12 in opening two matches

St Anthony’s College made a 7-1 thrashing of the Secondary School’s Football League Premiership’s lone Tobago-based school, Speyside High, look routine on a blistering 36-degree day. After the match this afternoon, St Anthony’s head coach Ronald Daniel declared his team’s ambition was a top-three finish in 2019. “The season is …

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‘Naps’ retreat in Digicel SportsMax row in face of SSFL action, Benedict’s also anger sponsors

Naparima College have vowed to respect the Secondary School Football League’s (SSFL) stance on shirt sponsorship in a bid to stave off severe disciplinary sanction from the governing body. Naparima, the defending champions and winners of three of the Premier Division’s five seasons, rejected the SSFL’s new Joma uniform and …

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Bacchanal in Lewis St as SportsMax walk out over jersey row during Naparima’s 3-0 win over CIC

Naparima College Decklan Marcelle

The 2019 Secondary School Football League (SSFL) Premier Division season got off to a dramatic start this afternoon at Lewis Street, San Fernando with the action on the field between hosts Naparima College and St Mary’s College being the least of the talking points. In a move with still undetermined …

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