Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs (MYSA) Shamfa Cudjoe along with senior officials of the Ministry met yesterday with general secretary of the T&T Football Association (TTFA), Justin Latapy-George and Jinelle James, manager of the senior women’s national football team, in light of the recent claims circulating on social media in relation to the lack of support shown to the T&T senior women’s team.
Trinidad & Tobago and Brazil have very little in common when it comes to football. Although both countries are wealthy in resources, T&T ranks 3rd and Brazil 4th in the wealthiest nations in the western hemisphere behind the US and Canada , both countries have taken totally different paths in the world’s game. T&T has featured in only one World Cup in its history, led by Lincoln Phillips as its Technical Director in 2006, while Brazil are five-time World Cup winners, and if the country ever not qualified for the World Cup, well let’s just say it would be devastated. There is one more quality that both countries do have in common. What or who is it? Narada Wilson, an established football executive born in Trinidad and Tobago, but lives in Brazil where for the last 9 years he has grown his career behind the scenes in football to bring knowledge back to the Caribbean football nations.
Match officials from Trinidad and Tobago including referees, assistant referees and assessors have been consistently involved in various competitions and events staged in the CONCACAF region in recent weeks.
TT Super League and FC Santa Rosa president Keith Look Loy has submitted a proposal to TT Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George to include a motion for the dismissal of TTFA president David John-Williams in the agenda for the upcoming TTFA annual general meeting (AGM).
FIFA development manager for the Caribbean, Marlon Glean has commended the Grenada Football Association for its continuing efforts towards the development of the game both on and off the field of play.
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association wishes to advise all stakeholders that two recent meetings were held with the Ambassador of Panama, His Excellency Luis Cigarruista Vargas, on his invitation at the Embassy of the Republic of Panama, St Clair, Port of Spain on August 14th, 2018. TTFA officials also met with Consular Chief Tim Swanson of the US Embassy at its Port of Spain offices late last month.
FIFA representative Véron Mosengo-Omba and Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe’s visit to the site of the controversial TTFA Home of Football project on Monday has been described as a “public relations exercise” by TTFA board member Keith Look Loy.
TT SUPER League president Keith Look Loy has sought the help of the High Court to compel TT Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams to provide documents on the controversial "home for football" project.
Amidst calls for transparency and accountability…
AMIDST calls for transparency and accountability in the TT Football Association’s (TTFA) Home of Football project, Sports Minister Shamfa Cudjoe yesterday stressed that Government’s only role in the enterprise was “simply to provide the land”.