THE TT Football Association (TTFA) held its first board meeting since June, on Thursday, during which Shawn Cooper was confirmed as head coach of the senior national women's team, something that, according to the TTFA constitution, should have taken place following the resignation of former coach, Jamaal Shabazz.
PRESIDENT of the TT Football Association (TTFA) David John-Williams, on Monday, issued an extensive 15-item agenda to be tabled at tomorrow’s highly anticipated board meeting, leaving all four items submitted by member of the TTFA board of directors Keith Look Loy and agreed to by six other members who called the meeting, for last.
Trinidad and Tobago Senior Men’s Head Coach Dennis Lawrence will represent the Concacaf Confederation on a five-person panel to discuss the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. This is a feature event of a special conference hosted by football’s governing body on September 23 in London, which will sum up the results of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence was featured in a FIFA TV review titled “Coaches of the World United” following last weekend’s FIFA Football Conference in London during which a thorough review and analysis of the 2018 World Cup in Russia as done. Featuring in the clip was FIFA President Gianni Infantino, France World Cup winning coach Didier Deschamps. England manager Gareth Southgate, Germany’s Joachim Low, Spain’s Luis Enrique, Belgium’s Rpberto Martinez, Iran’s Carlos Queroz and head of FIFA Technical Study Group, Carlos Alberto Perreira.
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Justin Latapy-George refused comment on allegations of dishonesty against him and president David John-Williams by Women’s National Senior Team manager Jinelle James.
THE continued tenure of Justin Latapy-George as General-Secretary of the Trinidad and Toba-o Football Association (TTFA) is being questioned and is tabled for discussion on Wednesday when a group of dissident TTFA Board members hold an ad-hoc board meeting from 5:30 pm at Couva.
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.
Vice-president Salazar resigned on September 11
A FRESH cloud of controversy has covered the TT Football Association (TTFA) as its president David John-Williams has been accused of purposely keeping the TTFA board in the dark over the September 11 resignation of then vice-president Joanne Salazar.
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.