While I have been extremely satisfied and pleased to offer myself for service to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation, the current climate within FIFA has given me reason to rethink my position and thus give notice of my immediate resignation as the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation.
A close source to the Soca Warriors Online (SWO) confirmed that a FIFA conference for the positions of CONCACAF General Secretaries and Technical Directors began yesterday morning in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has responded to the video recording of his CFU meeting in Port-of-Spain which was highlighted in the London Telegraph last Thursday.
FIFA is investigating 10 more Caribbean football officials over their alleged roles in a bribery scandal involving former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam.
"There should be a probe into where millions of dollars in taxpayers' money and corporate sponsorship went to," Brent Sancho, a member of Trinidad and Tobago's 2006 World Cup football team, said yesterday.
With regard to the ongoing litigation between 13 of the 2006 World Cup players and the TTFF, the latest development is that the TTFF, and its president Oliver Camps, have failed to comply with a High Court order to make an interim payment of TT$4.26 million.
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) and its president Oliver Camps could be in more hot water as the Federation has missed the deadline date for their second interim payment to the 2006 "Soca Warriors".
Chuck Blazer, the FIFA official who blew the whistle on the biggest bribery scandal in the organisation's history, has launched a strongly worded rebuttal of a full-scale attack on him by former colleague Jack Warner, describing it as "garbage" and "an amazing work of fiction".
The FIFA Ethics Committee, chaired by Claudio Sulser (Switzerland), has today taken decisions regarding the ethics proceedings that had been opened in August against several Caribbean Football Union (CFU) officials.