THE DATE November 16, 2005 will live long in the memories of local football fans, as T&T defeated Bahrain 1-0 (for a 2-1 aggregate win in their FIFA World Cup Final Round playoff tie) to book a spot in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
The proposed football friendly between Trinidad’s senior footballers and those from Tobago has been shelved as national men's coach Terry Fenwick awaits, hopefully, FIFA’s reappointment of the normalisation committee to manage T&T football.
While the move to allow national teams to resume training was well received, former national footballer Brent Sancho said the senior men’s football team head coach Terry Fenwick will have a huge “fitness” hurdle to overcome if they are to be ready for international competition.
FORMER T&T coach and player Gally Cummings, 72, will soon release his highly anticipated autobiography. The book, Gally Cummings: The Autobiography, took three years to complete. The date of the launch has not yet been announced.
With no professional or amateur football played in Trinidad and Tobago since March, T&T men’s senior team head coach Terry Fenwick is trying to get potential national players back into training as early as this week but insisted that it will be a tough road ahead for the sport in Trinidad.
THIRTY-THREE senior national footballers make a welcome return to team training, on Wednesday, at the St James Barracks ground from 9am.
THE continued prohibition of domestic club football by the Government has shrunk the chances of a locally-based professional player being called up to represent T&T at next year’s World Cup qualifiers in March.
FIFA has not banned the T&T Football Association (TTFA), former referee, and constitutional expert Osmond Downer said on Thursday as concerns have been raised regarding national coach Terry Fenwick conducting national training.
National and international teams preparing for competition in the future are now allowed to resume training.