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Captains dominate SWO awards.
« on: December 23, 2015, 07:36:21 AM »
Captains dominate SWO awards.
By Inshan Mohammed.


Cardiff City FC striker Kenwyne Jones and defender Arin King were voted by the Soca Warriors Online (SWO) fan-based website, T&T's male and female Players of the Year.

Both T&T captains were sensational for their country as fans had no choice but to vote in favour of the pair. Though, Jones did not win the 2014 TTFA Player of the Year award his female counterpart, Arin King did take home the prestigious medal last year.

Jones swept the polls with 30.6% and Arin King led with 14.3%. But it was no run away for King, as Ahkeela Mollon was close with 12.2%. In the men's, it was Joevin Jones and Sheldon Bateau for second and third place with 9.2% and 8.2% respectively.

Once suited up, Kenwyne has been captain of T&T, while King was the obvious replacement in the absence of former troubled captain, Maylee Atti-Johnson. A position King seems to have taken up full-time?

K-9 Jones

Let's start with the man of the moment, T&T's number 9, Kenwyne Jones. The dreaded striker has played 10 games for his country in 2015, tallying half of that total in goals.

While some may say scoring 5 goals is not that many, let's consider a few things. T&T is not a league contender; therefore, there is no point system to count on - at least, for half of those games - as six of the ten were friendly encounters.

Jones has scored 5 beauties and one from the penalty spot in a shootout against Panama at the 2015 Gold Cup, and it was his goal that got them there, after both teams settled for a 1-1 tie after regulation and extra-time.

Three months later both teams met again in Panama City for a friendly match-up. Kenwyne was again on target and scored a memorable and rare goal, unlike his usual headers. The marksman picked up on a back-heel pass from strike partner Jonathan Glenn and unleashed a spectacular 35-yard thunderbolt that left the Panamanian goalkeeper no chance. T&T walked away 2-1 winners to secure a first time victory in that country since 2005.

He had 2 assists against CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico in the infamous 4-4 tie, a game recorded as the most entertaining Gold Cup match ever. More to come on that.

Apart from the goalless draws against US and Nicaragua, what's quite interesting is that the player has come through for his country when they needed him the most. He scored in 2 CONCACAF Gold Cup matches and one World Cup Qualifier (last month) which turned out to be the winner in a 2-1 victory against Guatemala, also in that country and, a first since 1989.

In my humble opinion, Kenwyne's goal against Saudi Arabia at the 2013 OSN Cup was one of the best I've witnessed from him with the ball at his feet, however, he has come very close to beating that, the goals against both Panama and Guatemala were also invaluable, particularly the one against Guatemala. Like the saying goes, “cool like a cucumber.” Surely a contender for goal-of-the-year.

Incidentally, the 6' 4" striker had two not so good moments in 2015, but the evidence was quickly erased by his intrepid and unforgettable performance.

A game of oohh's and aahh's

It was at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup against 7-time champions, Mexico!

The North Americans were leading 1-0 at the half, then in the 50th minute Jones had just accidentally given away the ball in midfield, El Tri accepted the offer with a smile and took advantage of it, punishing T&T to take a 2-goal cushion. After, the Mexicans must have felt that the floodgates were about to open and this would be another sweet victory for them.

Then four minutes later T&T replied via Keron Cummings, but, it would be Jones who started the comeback and proved the chief architect of the stunning reversal. The big man made a Latapy-type run down the centre of the field, blew past 3 defenders, rode 2 tackles, laid the ball in the path of an onrushing Cummings. On its way there, it got through the legs of a Mexican defender, then Cummings opportunistically latched onto the ball to hammer it into the roof of the net. Years of playing alongside legend Russell Latapy must have been finally paying off for the former Sunderland man.

From that point, Kenwyne Jones grabbed hold of the game for T&T with a display of strength, skill and cleverness that won’t soon be forgotten, which was probably also his best in T&T colours.

He then went on to score in minute 54. That brought T&T on level terms (2-2). Cordell Cato delivered an inch-perfect ball toward the near post for Jones to thump home first- time to stun the expectant crowd at Bank of America Stadium.

The giant striker went on to get another assist that sent T&T ahead 3-2. Cummings again was the hatchet man in the 67th minute. Jones made the most of a throw-in by simply blocking out space and creating enough room to chest Aubrey David's service from the right. Cummings anticipated the play and moved himself into position to benefit from Jones' diligent hold-up work. The resulting thunderbolt struck Mexico deeply and thrust T&T into the lead. Cummings' goal, another contender for goal-of-the-year.

Imagine, leading giants Mexico 3-2 after being down 2-0 what sort of message was being sent, even their coach Miguel "El Piojo" Herrera's animated face suddenly disappeared.

Mexico's comeback were inevitable, they responded and with 3 minutes left on the clock, they capitalised on a Mekeil Williams give-away that landed perfectly on Mexico's best player's feet, it was heartbreak for T&T. Guardado's rocket was just too much for Marvin Phillip to handle and Mexico were back in it. Game on at 3-3.

Then came the second Jones incident. Mexico were on the attack down the left, got the cross in the T&T box, Kenwyne stuck out his leg and watched in horror as the ball diverted into his own net to seemingly send the Mexicans through as group winners. Mexico's lead was restored, 4-3. Less than a minute later, Trinidad and Tobago dropped the bomb on Mexico who were already celebrating.

Incredibly, there was still one twist of faith remaining. It was the last play of the game. T&T won a corner. Joevin Jones stepped up, got rained with empty bottles from the vivid Mexican crowd before his in-swinging, left-side pinpoint corner kick connected with Yohance Marshall, who headed home for the game’s final goal, completing the remarkable scoreline at 4-4.

Kenwyne dramatized the game, terrorized the Mexicans and mesmerized the viewers with his dominant performance. He had scored an unstoppable goal, made 2 assists, rattled the goal post, and individually bullied the Mexican defenders who could not have contained him. He totally made up for two mistakes; moreso, one he could not defend.

After the game, Jones said: “The game was filled with up and downs ... They went 2-nil up, then coming back and going on top, they going back on top, us tying the game—I think it’s something that fans dream of. I don’t think there was a game like that in the Gold Cup so far. I’m pretty sure it’s going to attract quite a few more people to watch it.”

As for Mexico, the results did not sit well for them and they did the unthinkable. They fired their coach for a so-called alleged incident with a journalist but then invited T&T for a friendly game 2 months later as to say, “you got lucky, let's try this again”, that game drew 3-3 and without Jones.

As, for his club career: To the end of last season, Jones made six substitute appearances for A.F.C. Bournemouth while on loan with the club as they sought additional fire-power to help improve their chances of getting into the 2015 Premier League. He scored one which came on his debut in a 1-1 tie with Ipswich Town. His goal earned the Cherries a solitary point and set them on a track that won promotion to the top flight.

His temporary loaned expired and he returned to his mother club Cardiff City for the start of the new 2015-16 season. Jones has already scored 5 goals, took over 29 shots with 21 of them on target and recorded 3 assists thus far.

The striker exceeds all expectations especially for his country and is well on his way to becoming one of T&T's top strikers after Stern John (70 in 115) and Cornell Glen (23 in 68). Midfielders Angus Eve (34 in 117), Russell Latapy (29 in 81) and Arnold Dwarika (28 in 73) lead from midfield.

A 5-star King

The jersey tells her tale. She wears number 5 and that's exactly how many stars I'll give her whenever she suits up for her adopted country.

Yes, I did write a book about Kenwyne's achievements above, no hiding from that. But Arin King is a little more difficult to keep tabs on because there are no statistics on her club record and in 2015, T&T's Women team has only played a handful of games until lately when they were thrown into the firing-line after a long gap of inactiveness.

One thing I can tell you, the stopper is immense in defence. She keeps things tight and tidy at the back and could very well be a contender for the men's team, metaphorically speaking that is.

In-spite of the bad treatment the team normally gets from their employers (past), nothing stops King from representing her country. She has been the anchor in defence, the protector for her keeper and the starter of T&T's attack. Everything begins and ends with her.

King became the first foreign-born T&T player (both men and women) to ever be named Player of the Year by the TTFA/TTFF. She was born and raised in Pickering, Ontario (a city outside Toronto) and despite her short stay with the Canadian National U­nder-17 team in 2007, King quickly changed alliance and since then, she has never looked back. She is now a proud T&T warrior.

King also came through the T&T youth system before graduating to become a full-time T&T international. Had she stayed in Canada, no doubt she may have been on the current Canadian side.

In April 2015, King found out that she strained her MCL while on duty for Trinidad & Tobago in its final World Cup qualifier against Ecuador last December. As a result, she had to cut short a trial with NWSL team, the Houston Dash and return home for a series of rehabilitation.

A month later, King was back on the field.

In early June the solid defender was named as one of the marquee players drafted in to participate in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) in Trinidad. A league that fielded many international players from Canada, Guyana, Venezuela, Jamaica, Costa Rica, England, USA, St Kitts, St Vincent, Guyana, Barbados, Colombia, US Virgin Islands, Paraguay and even Brazil.

Arin suited up for the Dragons and despite having international team-mates Lauryn Hutchinson and Dernelle Mascall by her side, in addition to a few Brazilians and players from Venezuela and Paraguay, the Dragons failed to win any silverware. For her troubles, she was not included in the WPL All Star Team which were voted by the coaches of the league teams.

In her defence, she was working her way back to fitness after the lengthy injury. However, all was not lost, as the tournament served as a preparation for the T&T national team who were schedule to fly out to Toronto in July to compete in the 2015 Pan American Games.

King went on to represent her country with pride and passion in her native Canada as they pulled off some impressive results against giants, including a 2-2 tie with Argentina. Then a 1-1 draw with 2014 World Cup Round of 16 qualifier and group leaders, Colombia, before bowing out to Mexico 3-1.

A few months later King captained her side to successive Caribbean titles in the 2015 CFU Women’s Olympic Qualifiers series. The Women Warriors demolished St Lucia on a 14-1 aggregate two-legged series to breeze into the Caribbean semifinal round. Took care of Jamaica with a come from behind 2-1 win. Then sealed a narrow 1-0 victory over Puerto Rico to regain the title.

Two weeks later, King and her troops were rushed off to a series of friendly games including two against 2014 World Cup champions, USA in Hawaii and Texas respectively. The first match was cancelled due to an unsafe playing field and the second match was a disaster for T&T. The Women Warriors did not do too well and were dogged 6-0 to the 3 time world champions.

The team was not settled mentally and threatened to strike before the US match if they were not paid money owed to them. As a result, the USSF had to fork up US$12,500 to pay the T&T players.

After the game, more problems hit as half of the team flew out to South America to meet up with the reserve players that were sent out last minute to compete in the International Women’s Football Tournament hosted in the city of Natal, Brazil.

Coach Randy Waldrum and his assistant Ben Waldrum did not have enough time to acquire visas and had to stay back in the U.S.

King, and the few that made the trip, walked straight into the lions' den after finding out that the reserves had fallen 11-0 to Brazil. Still, jet-lagged from their long trip from San Antonio, King suited up and rallied her troops but could not hold off a talented Canadian side and as a result they fell to a 4-0 defeat. Mexico also got the better of them twice, 3-0 and 2-1 in a third place play-off match.

Obviously, the results were not good, but playing a few extra games is something the women's team don't see much of. Hopefully, the gamble pays off and the team gets much needed practice for the more important games that lie ahead.

What is also revealing is that a lot of new players were used in the last month and one would expect to see a few new faces emerge as T&T builds towards the final round of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualification scheduled for February 2016 - a mere 2 months away - T&T are drawn in the same group as Guatemala, Guyana and Canada in Group B of the eight-team competition.

The Soca Women Warriors will play all their matches at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas.

No doubt this is one of the best T&T sides to come along in quite sometime and if T&T is planning to create history and qualify for its first ever Olympic game participation, they will surely need their new captain to be healthy and ready to battle for the Red, White and Black.

Her name always appears first on coach Randy Waldrum's squad list - that's how important King is to her coach, team and country.

Soca Warriors Online on behalf of its followers would like to say thank you to both individuals and also the rest of the team and the entire staff members who make all of this possible. Good luck in 2016.


The SWO is an independent online fan website dedicated to Trinidad and Tobago football and does not reflect any awards or accomplishment coming from the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA). We are just happy to pay respect to our athletes who have made our country proud.

« Last Edit: December 23, 2015, 04:24:20 PM by Flex »
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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2015, 08:40:32 AM »
Flex is SWO Santa Claus! Merry Christmas to you brother!!! Boss article
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2015, 01:07:31 PM »
Flex is SWO Santa Claus! Merry Christmas to you brother!!! Boss article

Thanx man

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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2015, 03:02:30 PM »
Flex I heard they mentioned that KJ and King won the awards on the radio, Red 96.7fm. They gave the site a shout out, good publicity :beermug:

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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2015, 04:14:47 PM »
Flex I heard they mentioned that KJ and King won the awards on the radio, Red 96.7fm. They gave the site a shout out, good publicity :beermug:

WOW,,, nice... thank you.

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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2015, 05:02:28 PM »
How Soccer 19 eh jump on this yet.

Good choice, nice write up, at least SWO recognises our players.

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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2015, 05:14:24 PM »
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Deserved !!

Well recognized Flex.


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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2015, 05:22:08 PM »
How Soccer 19 eh jump on this yet.

Good choice, nice write up, at least SWO recognises our players.

Them videos making meh blood chill.....



Lol Sam , some of us do work full time despite taking the odd break during the day to post  :rotfl:
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2015, 08:34:42 PM »
Lovely article flex

Enjoy you guys, happy holidays

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« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2015, 04:35:11 AM »

Congrats to both KJ and AK  :beermug:  Looking forward to see allyuh repping the red, white and black proudly again for 2016 🇹🇹 🇹🇹

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« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2015, 09:45:55 AM »
One of the best articles on T&T football that I've read all year!

Congrats to our Captains!!

Seasons greeetings to all and hopefully a bright and prosperous for our T&T football teams!  :beermug:
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« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2015, 10:24:59 AM »
MEN'S GOAL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/N6u0Ck7jryQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/N6u0Ck7jryQ</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/lrEoJNeJNdw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/lrEoJNeJNdw</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/6QWjMfwT1zo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/6QWjMfwT1zo</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/E8aR4XahoJ4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/E8aR4XahoJ4</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/6wYsN71ZgFU" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/6wYsN71ZgFU</a>

Kenwyne Jones vs Panama

Khaleem Hyland vs Guatemala

WOMEN'S GOAL OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Kennya Cordner vs Colombia

Mariah Shade vs Argentina

Mariah Shade vs Argentina

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/bejMKrSz6nE" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/bejMKrSz6nE</a>

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« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2015, 05:40:12 AM »
Boucaud hit that ball like Steven Gerrard or Frank Lampard.

I think Jones goal vs Guatemala win.

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« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2015, 08:01:39 AM »
Does Arin King or Mollon even have a club?

Half of our players don't even play for clubs.

Look at Maylee, after her first game in Brazil she got injured, how can the TTFA send a player who haven't play football in over 6 months and just put them on the field?

I feel Mariah Shade deserve this award.

Arin King deserved her's last year because she did great for her country.

I guess the poll speaks, just don't understand why King won the most votes.

Other than that, excellent write up Flex and thanks for linking the videos too.

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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2015, 07:41:44 AM »
Cummings getting my vote for goal of the year.

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« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2016, 03:27:50 AM »
Cupid, Jones, Maharaj among 2015 nominees.
T&T Express Reports.


The First Citizens Sports Foundation will name the 2015 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year from among 55 athletes representing 31 sports on March 13 at Queen’s Hall. Continuing today, the Express continues with profiles of the nominees.

FOOTBALL (Trinidad & Tobago Football Association)

Kenwyne Jones

Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City. With ten minutes to go and Trinidad and Tobago leading their hosts 1-0, full back Joevin Jones launched a long ball from the left and his namesake, Kenwyne Jones, made an exquisitely timed run to hit a first-time, right-footed volley past Guatemalan goalie, Paulo Cesar Motta, to extend Trinidad and Tobago’s lead and pave the way for an eventual 2-1 victory in the teams’ opening CONCACAF semi-final round World Cup qualifying game.

Jones, who also scored in an epic 4-4 draw with Mexico during Trinidad and Tobago’s run to the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in the USA and Canada, as well as in a 2-1 friendly victory over Panama. Jones also bagged four goals for Cardiff City in January 2015, and one strike while on loan at Bournemouth—whom he helped to win the English Championship division and earn promotion to the Premier League.

Arin King

Leading from the back, once again, Arin King continued to be a difference maker for both country and club.

The defender helped the Soca Princesses win the Caribbean leg of the Olympic Games qualifying competition at home. This competition included 6-0 and 8-1 playoff thrashings of St Lucia, a 2-1 extra time semi-final victory over Jamaica and a 1-0 victory over Puerto Rico in the final at Ato Boldon Stadium.

King also played her role in a very respectable showing at the Pan American Games in Toronto where the Women Warriors drew 2-2 with Argentina and 1-1 with Colombia before a 3-1 loss to eventual bronze medallists, Mexico.

King also had the distinction of being the first draft selection of the inaugural Women’s Premier League in Trinidad and Tobago. She would go on to help her team, Dragons, to third place in the WPL behind Fuego and Angels.

CANOE/KAYAK (Trinidad &Tobago Canoe/Kayak Federation)

Satyam Maharaj

While one may be tempted to speculate that possessing a ripped upper body will give one an edge in competitive kayaking, the truth is that few of the most successful participants sport anything more than a slender physique.

Indeed, Satyam Maharaj’s continuing improvement has a lot more to do with repetitive training, foresight and a yearning for success. His four days-a-week training regime paid off with victory in the long course (14 km) event at the Ortoire River Race on October 17. Maharaj was also successful in two Five Islands Races which served as warm-ups for the Ortoire River Race. He won the second event on October 10, as he went one better than the runner-up position that he earned on September 12.

Keian Huggins

Trinidad’s south-east was the scene of a very special moment for Keian Huggins in 2015.

She was the only female participant in the long course challenge, over 14 km, at the Ortoire River Race, yet Huggins confirmed her quality by claiming fourth place overall. Her clocking of one hour, 30 minutes, nine seconds—just six seconds outside of the top three male finishers, Satyam Maharaj, John Horsfall and Matthew Robinson—was a testament to her serious potential. Yet, the fact that she was also the top female participant and fourth place overall finisher in the Five Islands Races of September 12 and October 10, should have served as a warning to her rivals.

But Huggins’ advantage also lies in the excellent technique that she has mastered, as well as the command of her Olympic-model kayak that she has exhibited, particularly during last October’s Ortoire River Race success.

CHESS (Trinidad &Tobago Chess Association)

Kevin Cupid

Chess is all about the mind games: understanding the moves, anticipating the opponent and applying the appropriate response to the situation: it gives any competitor the chance to wield mental power like a true warrior, even someone who appears as outwardly unassuming as Kevin Cupid.

The 24-year-old captured the national Men’s Chess Championship title as he finished on nine points, with just one loss and two draws, and ahead of Joshua Johnson and Adrian Winter Atwell, the third and fourth place finishers, respectively. Cupid also performed creditably at the Knight’s Open, Paladins Open and DeVerteuil Open Blitz tournaments, in which he earned second place finishes.

Cupid, who helped coach Trinidad and Tobago to third place in the Central American and Caribbean Youth Chess Festival, also performed well himself at the Srefidensi Chess Masters event in Paramaribo, Suriname, where he earned 3.5 points out of nine.

Aditi Soondarsingh

In 2015, Aditi Soondarsingh regained her TTCA national women’s chess title after she racked up eight points after nine unbeaten rounds and edged out Javanna Smith by a half-point with Shannon Yearwood taking third spot. It was Soondarsingh’s ninth women’s title—a feat that definitely sets the 27-year old apart as one of the most outstanding female chess players in the country’s history.

Soondarsingh also shared the women’s title at the Srefidensi Chess Open tournament in Suriname. She collected four out of seven points in the process. Back on home soil, she took second place amongst the women in the Paladins Lucozade Open and third place in the Paladins Club Tournament.

CYCLING (Trinidad &Tobago Cycling Federation)

Njisane Phillip

Just one season after being hindered by a kidney ailment, Njisane Phillip demonstrated his single-mindedness by earning a silver medal in the Men’s sprint at the Pan American Games in Toronto, after finishing runner-up to Hugo Barrette (Canada). Phillip also placed second in the same event at the Pan American Elite Track Championships in Santiago, Chile, where he finished behind Colombia’s Fabian Puerta. And Phillip eventually did find himself in winner’s row at the inaugural Caribbean Track Championships in Havana, Cuba, where he captured the gold medal ahead of Puerta and another familiar foe in the notable Venezuelan, Hersony Canelon.

At home, Phillip reigned supreme at the TTCF Track Championships with title victories in both the sprint and keirin.

Jodi Goodridge

Another member of Trinidad and Tobago’s exciting young cycling generation, Jodi Goodridge wasted little time in making a regular impact at the senior level.

The 21-year-old from Malabar made her presence felt during the Caribbean Track Championships in Havana, Cuba, last May, when she earned silver medals in the Women’s keirin and team sprint—with teammate, Aziza Browne—as well as bronze medals in the individual sprint and the 500 metres time trial.
Goodridge also achieved some fair results during her debut appearance at the Pan Am Championships in Santiago, Chile with a personal best time of 12.200 seconds in the flying 200. She also reached the women’s team sprint final and earned ninth spot in the 500 metres time trial.

Goodridge also dominated her peers at the TTCF Championships at the Arima Velodrome, capturing national women’s titles in both the sprint and the keirin.

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« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2016, 07:12:15 AM »
Congratulations to Kenwyne Jones and Arin King in their nominations for Sportsman & Sportswoman of the year. King recently named the TTFA's female player of the year (2nd year in a row). She was also nominated the previous year for the Sportswoman of the year. The awards will take place this Sunday evening at Queens Hall in St. Ann's.

http://www.newsday.co.tt/sport/0,225007.html

http://www.guardian.co.tt/sport/2016-02-23/four-former-winners-among-54-nominees


Congratulations to both footballers in their nomination's



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Offline Controversial

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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2016, 11:36:39 AM »
You're on to something Flex..

Maybe we should actually do an actual awards show for national football..

I will gladly help and put it together.. It will give us a bigger voice and cement our influence in the football fraternity

People will take us more seriously

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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2016, 05:19:53 PM »
For a change , I liked Cordner over King and Jan Michael over KJ.

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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2016, 06:22:06 PM »
Congrats to KJ and AK, and all our other athletes.  I would also like to see a junior segment for awards for our younger athletes. It maybe exists but I am unaware, if it does please share

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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2016, 12:11:23 AM »
Big up to First Citizens ... ah find they have been doing dey ting. :beermug:

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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2016, 05:54:29 AM »
Whats the latest news on our captains?


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Re: Captains dominate SWO awards.
« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2020, 10:10:26 AM »
The TTFA should reintroduce male and female Players of the Year, give them some incentives.