It’s a good thing that there were no mishaps when former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams opened the controversial Home of Football in Couva last week. The HOF, according to the new executive, is uninsured and lacks approval from necessary state authorities including the Trinidad and …Read More »
“When you have a good day, you help your teammates; when you have a bad day, you will be helped by your teammates,” said FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in his address at the opening of the TTFA Home of Football this afternoon. “Our [Fifa] World Cup is this. It is …Read More »
“Lo and behold, the TTFA elections are due in less than two weeks and out of the blue we read of the FIFA President and the Prime Minister of T&T will attend the gala opening. “This to me has nothing to do with football, but is a politically motivated move …Read More »
“The work of this administration simply cannot be measured solely by wins or losses on the field, but by a greater appreciation for all that has been achieved throughout my tenure. Over the next two weeks many questions will be answered and a lot will be revealed which will continue …Read More »
Almost four months to the day that the group now known as the ‘United TTFA’ declared its intention to unseat Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams, the bloc, headed by presidential candidate William Wallace, finally offered a comprehensive view of its plans at a breakfast meeting on …Read More »
“A very dangerous election!” Shabazz on TTFA elections, DJW, OJT coaches and the problem with ‘transparency’
Morvant Caledonia AIA technical director Jamaal Shabazz, a self-proclaimed friend and supporter of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams, has warned that next month’s football elections will be a ‘dangerous’ one which might require intervention from Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith. Shabazz, who reminded viewers that he …Read More »
Corneal: They’re operating by guess; you can’t play trial and error with the future of our football!
“[Trinidad and Tobago Boys National Under-15 head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier] has spoken now about things that need to change but those things should have been changed two years ago. That means they didn’t have the required experience or weren’t sure about what is supposed to happen at that age group. …Read More »
“I also fully recognise that a lot of our problems have been a long time in the making. The dictatorial approach that got us in the problem in the first place is not what will get us out of it…” In the following Letter to the Editor, former Trinidad and …Read More »
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Camara David has confirmed that the local football body will not participate in the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Olympic qualifying series. David, via a press statement, said the football body’s decision was due to ‘financial difficulties’ and because the Olympic Games was a ‘difficult …Read More »
Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) president and former Energy Minister and Petrotrin chairman Lindsay Gillette made his first public splash in local football yesterday, in a remarkably unremarkable press conference at his Woodford Street, Port of Spain office. By Gillette’s retelling, the media gathering marked ‘a historic …Read More »
FIFA/Concacaf delegation meets TTFA Board as concerns grow; but are they here to help football? Or DJW?
A joint high-powered delegation from FIFA and Concacaf met the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s Board in a secret meeting today, as, for the first time, the world governing body betrayed their concern over the instability of the local game under President David John-Williams. The million dollar question, though, is: …Read More »
Sport Minister Shamfa Cudjoe remains deafeningly silent as the furore surrounding Trinidad and Tobago’s football continues to intensify in the courts, the board room and, ultimately, the fields of play. In the past six months alone, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) President David John-Williams lost legal cases to ex-General …Read More »