“[…] Despite a promise by Normalisation Committee member Nicholas Gomez, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) remains without a functioning technical committee for close to two years and there is no transparent, standardised process for the hiring of coaches. “[…] We would like to remind Mr Robert Hadad and …Read More »
UFCTT slam NC’s ‘illogical’ appointment of Konstin as Women’s coach, demand technical committee
“[…] You will not go to a doctor to do a root canal or a dentist to do a heart surgery, why then hire a Futsal coach with no experience in 11 v 11 to coach your Senior Women’s Team? “[…] The growing concern for the UFCTT is the shortcomings …Read More »
Mars: Women’s staff appointments show why Hadad-led NC urgently needs standing committees!
Unified Football Coaches of Trinidad and Tobago (UFCTT) general secretary Rayshawn Mars has urged the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee to re-appoint technical and finance standing committees to better serve the local game, in the wake of the controversial recent selections to the Women’s National Senior Team technical staff. On Wednesday, the …Read More »
No excuses! Eve and NC discuss Gold Cup, the next full-time T&T coach, and why Fenwick was fired
“I know not everybody is going to be on my side—and they don’t have to be,” said new Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team head coach Angus Eve, “but support the guys… We need to support the team. “Not every time you will get the result you want, but …Read More »
The Hadad era: has normalisation committee become a threat to T&T football?
“America won’t have [Christian] Pulisic, so it will be an easy game,” Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) acting general secretary Amiel Mohammed supposedly told a football insider, as he bragged about the Fifa-appointed normalisation committee’s coup in securing a friendly match against Concacaf giants, the United States. Mohammed could …Read More »
Over 75 applicants for T&T women’s head coach, as TTFA contemplates TT$3.4 million windfall
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) women’s director of football Jinelle James said the next Women Soca Warriors head coach should be someone with real passion for the job, as the local football body prepares to fill a key vacancy. The TTFA opened its door for prospective coaches on Monday. …Read More »
‘I have run my race; let the TTFA membership decide now’ Look Loy resigns all football posts
“[…] Football has been my lifelong love and labour. I participated in and represented Trinidad and Tobago football, on and off the field, for more than 50 years. “Never did I think the day would come when a foreign entity would attempt to seize control of our football. To see …Read More »
Inside United TTFA: Fenwick, La Foucade flex, plus Wallace sneaks through Miller’s Avec deal
The following is the second part of Wired868’s look into the short but eventful tenure of the William Wallace-led Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA); and was done through a series of interviews, on condition of anonymity, with five persons from the United TTFA slate and/or employed elsewhere within the …Read More »
Look Loy explains TTFA defiance: why teach the youth ‘hypocrisy, cowardice and self-interest’?
“[…] Some opposed to our resistance to Fifa talk about our supposed endangerment of ‘the youth’. But, in effect, their moaning merely teaches youth, by example, the abandonment of democracy, principle, justice, and fair play, for the prevalent values of our national intellectual and spiritual life: hypocrisy, cowardice, self interest, …Read More »
Trainer Trey Hart quits after poor ‘chemistry’ with U-20 staff, as sports science takes centre stage
Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Under-20 Team trainer Trey Hart submitted his resignation to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) yesterday, after alleging discrimination by his former employer. Hart is a strength and conditioning officer at the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago and also works with Pro League …Read More »
Fenwick, Look Loy and La Foucade have heated exchange over roles in TTFA meeting
Soca Warriors head coach Terry Fenwick, Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical director Dion La Foucade and technical committee chairman Keith Look Loy clashed this morning in a heated discussion at the TTFA’s headquarters in the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. And, when it was over, La Foucade allegedly accepted …Read More »
Hood’s challenge: U-20 Women’s coach must turn Caribbean also-rans into Concacaf quarterfinalists
Tomorrow morning, just 10 days before Trinidad and Tobago’s opening 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship match against St Kitts and Nevis on 22 February, head coach Richard Hood will meet nine players from his 20-member squad for the first time. Hood has less than two weeks to get the balance …Read More »