As this country commemorates the 21st anniversary today of the national football team’s painful loss to the United States in a 1989 World Cup qualifier, there is word that the coach of that team, Everald “Gally” Cummings, has taken the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) and its special adviser, Austin Jack Warner, before the Equal Opportunity Commission.
David Cameron has telephoned Fifa powerbroker Jack Warner to arrange a private meeting ahead of the vote on the 2018 World Cup as England seek to shore up their vote amid fresh concerns of an executive committee backlash against the UK media.
T&T Football Federation in collaboration with the Fifa Development Office will host a three-day football club management course from today until Friday at the Cascadia Hotel, St Ann’s from 9 am.
The Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation intends to place increased emphasis on youth development in 2011 as they are among 12 countries in CONCACAF to benefit from FIFA's Win in Concacaf with Concacaf Program.
It seems that Sepp Blatter’s covert campaign to evict Jack Warner from FIFA is getting under the skin of the UNC Chairman. Blatter is a subtle operator and his deftly managed campaign to give global publicity to my presentation at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami next week to an audience of US government investigators and prosecutors is rightly worrying Mr Warner.
Concacaf president, Jack Warner has asked Fifa to consider giving the Concacaf region four automatic places for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Former national football team manager Richard Braithwaite has described the re-appointment of Russell Latapy, “The Little Magician” as coach of the Trinidad and Tobago team, as a step in the right direction.
It looks likely that the reign of longstanding football administrator Oliver Camps could soon come to an end.
The FIFA Grassroots programme, as it is aimed at children and must bear in mind the educational establishments that they attend, is a development scheme that needs to demonstrate considerable flexibility. As per its founding principles, implementing a Grassroots programme must be adapted to fit local needs. This was the key point that emerged from the Trinidad and Tobago pilot project back at the beginning of the FIFA Grassroots initiative.