In declaring 2005 as the Year of Sport and Physical Education the United Nations highlighted the important role that sport would play in the achievement of its Millennium Development Goals. In supporting its position the UN issued a statement which concluded, inter-alia:
THE Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has sent its foreign head coach Otto Pfister on leave even though his contract ends on December 31, for what they have termed official leave; and consequently has recalled the services of Guyana’s head coach, Trinidadian Jamal Shabazz from his loan agreement with the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) according to the Trinidad Express newspaper recently.
Not all that bad.
That's how sports promoter/broadcaster Anthony Harford sees the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF).
Six officials, all from the Caribbean, have been banned by Fifa for their roles in a bribery scandal.
Acting Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation president Lennox Watson has assured that the local governing body will be present at today's national football consultation, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Movie Towne, Port of Spain.
And Anthony Harford, chairman of the Sport Ministry-approved Authorisation Committee, said the TTFF may receive a total of $1.3 million.
"Overcoming pressure is one of the most important things in sport."
DUE to the “Soca Warriors” abrupt exit from FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifying, Minister of Sport Anil Roberts revealed that citizens should have a right to voice their opinion and submit suggestions on what should be the next step for the national squad.