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“They’ve appointed a cabal!” Check and mate as DJW finds way to legally dodge TTFA Board

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams will be able to legitimately run the local game without consulting his Board for the foreseeable future, due to a loophole in the constitution that was enacted on Monday evening. Article 20.2 of the TTFA Constitution describes the Board of Directors …

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Uproar as Camara gives Look Loy deadline to prove he is valid TTFA Board member; but attorney’s admission could undo exercise

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s Board of Directors was thrown into chaos on the night of Glorious Saturday, as TTFA General Secretary Camara David suggested that Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) President Keith Look Loy’s election to the TTFA Board of Directors was ‘invalid’. David used a three …

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‘The TTFA appears stuck in a unilateral approach!’ Hislop, Look Loy, Cabralis and others give views on management issues

The constitution of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) mandates that the local football body has 16 standing committees to guide its board of directors in its operations. At present, the TTFA is operating with just one functional standing committee—the Referees Committee. In his October 2015 election manifesto, titled …

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Only six percent of TTFA’s committees are functioning! Wired868 looks at issue within DJW-led football body

The framers of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) constitution—a policy document approved by the world governing body, FIFA—felt the local sporting body should be served by a number of standing committees, which were meant to not only ensure oversight and accountability but also to afford the TTFA’s board …

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Fresh farce as TTFA appears to have two general secretaries, DJW mum on fate of Latapy-George and Lawrence

In chaotic Venezuela, beset by economic turmoil and protests, there are two presidents. Not to be outdone, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA)—also cash-strapped and plagued by governance issues and a lack of transparency—now appears to have two general secretaries. Although Justin Latapy-George has operated as general secretary since …

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Stakeholder rebuts Downer: TTFA Board must follow DJW’s instructions on general secretary

“The use of the word ‘shall’ leaves no room for deliberation or consideration by the Board of Directors. “[…] The constitution does not give the Board of Directors in this matter any instructions or powers to reject, revoke or consider the President’s proposal. The instructions are quite clear.” The following …

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Downer: John-Williams cannot force a general secretary on the TTFA Board

“Article 39.3 of the Constitution states: ‘Only the President may propose the appointment or dismissal of the General Secretary’. “Now, the Oxford English Dictionary defines the word ‘propose’ as follows: ‘To put forward for consideration’ or ‘to nominate as a candidate’. ‘Propose’ does not mean ‘select’ or ‘elect’…” Trinidad and Tobago …

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TTFA pays four match fees but Warriors maintain strike threat; DJW urged to reveal contracts with foreign FAs

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has paid match fees to its Men’s National Senior Team players for four of six outstanding games, although president David John-Williams is believed to remain some distance from mending his relationship with the Soca Warriors. On Tuesday 18 December, Wired868 revealed exclusively that …

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DJW promises answers on Home of Football and I95.5FM; but amendment spells trouble for TTFA president

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams’ future remains in the balance, after today’s AGM at UWI’s St Augustine Campus ended, predictably, before a motion of no confidence in the local football boss could be tabled. The AGM, which started promptly at 9:30am with a near full house, …

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“You have no evidence!” John-Williams faces withering cross-examination in High Court

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams was the last person to enter the courtroom on the second floor of the Port of Spain’s Hall of Justice at roughly 10am on Tuesday 16 October 2018. John-Williams was there for cross-examination, as the TTFA attempted to defend itself against …

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DJW tells Latapy-George to find a new job; Cunningham replaced on TTFA board

The future of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George could be the latest touch paper within the fractious football body, as board member Keith Look Loy vowed to resist president David John-Williams’ attempt to replace the general secretary next month. Latapy-George’s term with the TTFA expires …

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