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COLLABORATIVE EFFORT: Geoffrey Edwards, Futsal president, from left, Justin Lewis, Dass Trace Youth Empowerment Committee president, Enterprise businessman Sean Regis and Ginelle Small-Cummings, chairman, Jimroy Wyse Committee.

In an effort to help with the mental health of children during the coronavirus pandemic, the Futsal Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FATT) will be hosting an event called “Kids Connect” – a series of virtual mental health workshops for children. It will be held from December 13 to 15, 2020.

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Photo: Former ‘Strike Squad’ captain Clayton Morris was awarded the Father of the National Medal of Honour Gold for his work in youth development on 15 August 2020.

BITTER-SWEET VICTORY: National Futsal team coach Clayton Morris.

FORMER Trinidad and Tobago men’s football team captain Clayton Morris was presented with the Father of the Nation medal of honour gold on Saturday from the Eric Williams Memorial Committee.

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RALLYING FOR HEZEKIAH: US$5,000 has so far been raised to help ten-year-old footballer Hezekiah Martin to treat a cancer growth.

PERRY MARTIN, the former national Futsal team and United Petrotrin goalkeeper is thankful for the public outpouring of support for his ten-year-old son and young footballer Hezekiah Martin, who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Today’s interview is with Geoffrey Edwards, the President of the Futsal Association of Trinidad & Tobago since 2014. Geoffrey is one of the youngest Sport Administrators in the southern-most Caribbean with over 15-years of international work experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He possesses an International Master in Management, Law, and Humanities of Sport (also known as the FIFA Master) which was completed in 2019. Presently, Geoffrey is Trinidad and Tobago’s Programme Coordinator for The International Centre for Sports Studies, known mostly by the initials CIES from the French Centre International d’Etude du Sport whilst driving the development of futsal and its awareness in his own country. One project, in particular, that is driving awareness is the Association’s weekly online show called Futsal868 Corner Talks. This talk show incorporates interviews with relevant discussion on a wide range of topics with many credible, experienced, and successful global sporting executives and athletes.

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Photo: Then Trinidad and Tobago National Futsal Team coach Clayton Morris (left) gesticulates during an interview with Wired868 reporter Amiel Mohammed (centre) at the Maloney Indoor Sport Arena in March 2016.   ...(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/CA-images/Wired868)

Former Men’s National Futsal Team manager Ronald Brereton has criticised the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) technical committee for overlooking Clayton Morris for job of national head coach and accused the local football body of siding with the ‘illegitimate’ Futsal Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FATT).

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