After months of waiting for match fees owed to them by the FIFA-appointed Normalisation Committee of the T&T Football Association (TTFA), players on the country's senior men's football team were finally paid on Monday.
Payment of match fees to the country's senior footballers will be made on Thursday, one player has said.
An overall collective effort is being called for, to add to the welcome re-appointment of Angus Eve as the country’s national football coach, by defender Radanfah Abu Bakr.
ANGUS Eve is not feeling any pressure with the dual roles as coach of both the Trinidad and Tobago men’s and Under-20 squads.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, a member of the 1989 Strike Squad, has endorsed Angus Eve’s official appointment as Trinidad and Tobago men's and Under-20 coach.
ANGUS Eve is currently the best choice for national football coach However, legitimate questions arise about the procedure adopted in making that decision. In the absence of a technical committee, should the Normalisation Committee have arrogated unto itself that responsibility without consulting other stakeholders in the football fraternity? This is exactly what was feared by football administrators and wary supporters when FIFA first introduced the idea of a normalisation committee. It was not the concept but the procedure that caused the disquiet.
Jefferson George, President of the Unified Football Coaches of T&T (UFCTT) has again called for Normalisation Committee chairman, Robert Hadad to appoint the necessary standing committees of the T&T Football Association.
On August 14, 2021, the membership of VFFOTT joined with Kelvin Berassa’s wife, Eula Berassa, his children, grandchildren, the entire family and all his team-mates of the Malvern Club, the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment and the T&T national team of the 1960s to bid farewell to the local football legend. He died on August 7 in the United States, at age 82.
The Normalisation Committee has appointed Angus Eve as Head Coach of the Senior Men’s National Team (SMNT) and Men’s U20 National Team.