What really happened on November 19 th 1989? Trinidad & Tobago needed just a draw at home in order to book its first appearance at the World Cup finals, but instead lost out on that golden opportunity. There has been never ending speculation since that day as to what went wrong. Was it a mistake to travel all the way from the camp at Forest Reserve to Port-of-Spain on game day? Was it over confidence? Was it a lack of commitment? Give us your thoughts.
Trinidad and Tobago’s senior footballers broke their run of four defeat when they played to an enthralling 1-1 draw with Kenya’s National team before 28,000 vociferous fans at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi on Saturday afternoon.
Trinidad and Tobago’s senior footballers closed their slate of matches on the historic African tour with a praiseworthy performance in Saturday’s friendly international against South Africa which finished 2-1 in favour of the homeside at the Telecom Stadium, Port Elizabeth. Playing before an estimated 25,000 crowd, the “Soca Warriors” showed positive signs sending a signal that the team is on it’s way back up.
Trinidad and Tobago’s senior footballers remained undefeated on their tour of Africa when they enjoyed the better of the openings in a 0-0 draw with Botswana’s senior team at the National Stadium in Gaborone on Tuesday evening.
I listen to people talk about all the problems in Trinidad and Tobago’s football, but I am not hearing a lot of them pointing to solutions. A major stumbling block is the refusal by most to deal with issues and not personalities, so we spend a lot of time making judgments based on our likes and dislikes instead of dealing with what is right and what is wrong.
A 90th minute goal by Joe Public striker Nigel Pierre sealed Trinidad and Tobago’s first international win under new coach Stuart Charles Fevrier as the “Soca Warriors” scoredd a 2-0 victory over Kenya’s Olympic team at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi on Monday.
T&T's 1953 Tour Party that toured England: