Three local football coaches Ron La Forest, Clint Marcelle and Kathy Marcelle, who work with underprivileged youth in Port-of-Spain, recently completed a special five-day training course in Spain conducted by renowned football club Real Madrid.
Coach Marlon Charles said coaching at youth level is key, as it is important for coaches to understand how to interact with junior players because it will determine how footballers develop.
Yorke saddened by stadium woes
Former national football team captain Dwight Yorke has expressed shock over the response from Tobago Sports Secretary Jomo Pitt to a question posed to him last Thursday about short term plans to fix infrastructural problems at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago.
Former Manchester United player Brian McClair was impressed with the skills of the youngsters who participated in the Atlantic Football and Life Skills Development Camp at the Queen’s Royal College Ground in St Clair, on the weekend.
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) membership must meet again in two weeks after this morning’s Annual General Meeting was postponed owing to general secretary Justin Latapy-George’s failure to provide all members with the necessary documents on time—as stipulated by the TTFA Constitution.
Some 50 young budding footballers could receive a start to their potential professional football career when the Atlantic Football Weekend takes place at Queen’s Royal College (QRC) from 8 am, as part of Atlantic’s development drive.
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams tried yesterday to defend the football body’s position on its treatment of non-compliant members as well as the validity of his own election through a reading of selective emails and, arguably, a re-wording of the constitution.
For the second time in the space of a month, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) was forced to adjourn its Annual General Meeting (AGM), at the National Cycling Centre, Couva.
Retired national footballer Kenwyne Jones is calling on the local football administration to get its act together to ensure a bright future for football in this country and encourage more investment in the sport.