In its continuing efforts to strengthen the administrative capacity of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), the Normalisation Committee yesterday informed that they have appointed a General Secretary in the person of the experienced Trinidad and Tobago native, Mr. Richard Groden.
Laureano Bisan-Etame Mayer, most popularly known as Lauren, touched down at the Roxborough Secondary School last Tuesday for the launch of the British Airways Tobago Football Legends Challenge.
Former Trinidad and Tobago footballer and member of the 2006 Soca Warriors squad Brent Sancho has been appointed the new Minister of Sport, replacing Dr. Rupert Griffith, who had been acting in that post following the resignation of Anil Roberts last year.
Former National Team goalkeeper Shaka Hislop is backing his ex-2006 World Cup teammate Brent Sancho to fulfill his duties as Minister of Sport with distinction.
Local communities will host top former stars from the English Premier League this summer as part of a legacy program designed to create a lasting local impact from the British Airways Tobago Legends Challenge, which will kick off from June 15 to 22, 2015.
“We no longer have the pool of players and that fountain of experience we had when we qualified for Germany in 2006,” said CONCACAF technical study group member and FC Santa Rosa coach Keith Look Loy. “(We had) men playing in the English leagues and Scotland Premier League and so forth for years… Now, with all due respect, we have men in India and Vietnam.
Former national football administrator and senior team manager Richard Brathwaite died yesterday after a bout of illness.
In one of his first official meetings since being appointed Minister of Sport, Senator Brent Sancho reviewed plans yesterday morning for the opening of the three national venues for cycling, tennis and aquatics with executives of each of the respective National Governing Bodies (NGBs).
For the second year running, there were no Trinidad and Tobago players included among a shortlist of the Caribbean’s top young players for the United States’ Major League Soccer (MLS) Caribbean Combine, which kicked off today in Bayamon, Puerto Rico and serves as a talent search for promising regional players.