It will take a grand effort by football’s world governing body, FIFA, for the now controversial Home Of Football in Balmain, Couva, to achieve the purpose it was built for, vice president of the Couva, Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce and owner of the Metro Hotel in Couva, Mukesh Ramsingh told Guardian Media Sports on Wednesday.
It is believed FIFA's intervention into local football through a Normalisation Committee, may or may not be a blessing in disguise.
It's now official. Former president of the T&T Football Association (TTFA) William Wallace will challenge FIFA's decision to remove him and his three vice president from elected office.
Is the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association still being punished because of the tsunami Jack Warner caused to descend on FIFA, toppling its big brass and virtually bringing the once-powerful organization to its knees?
Newly appointed chairman of the FIFA-designated Normalisation Committee (NC), Robert Hadad, was surprised by the call to head the unit but expressed a genuine willingness to help put T&T football back on the right path. This after the William Wallace-led T&T Football Association (TTFA) was disbanded by FIFA on March 17 after it was elected on November 24, 2019.
The Football Community in the region needs the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) to put their house in order as their actions could affect all the other member associations.
Following my column last week, several readers asked me if I supported the current T&T Football Association (TTFA) administration as I appeared to not support the previous one. I chuckled to myself as this episode with FIFA has nothing to do with whom I support or don’t support, I simply support what is fair.
Shymdeo Gosine, president of the Central Football Association (CFA), has come out in support of the FIFA’s Normalisation Committee running the affairs of T&T football.
Former president of the T&T Football Association (TTFA) William Wallace will have to find an estimated TT$300,000 to $500,000 for legal costs if he and his three vice presidents are to challenge the world governing body for football (FIFA) in their efforts of overturning FIFA's decision to removed them from office and implement a Normalisation Committee to manage the affairs of T&T football.