The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association wishes to announce the hiring of Stephan De Four as head coach of the National Women’s Under 20 and Under 17 teams ahead of upcoming CONCACAF championships.
The T&T Football Association has sought to clear the air on reports that United States-based coach Stephan De Four was appointed as coach of the country's Senior Women, Under-20 and Under-17 football teams.
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“For me it wasn’t about qualifying [when I accepted the job as women’s coach], it was about stability,” said Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Under-20 Team head coach Jamaal Shabazz.
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams is mum for now despite the national Under-20 women’s team’s embarrassing early exit from the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championships hosted here in Trinidad.
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is yet to address the struggles of the national women’s Under-20 football team at the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championships held at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, from January 18-28.
Impossible to coach more than one team at one time
The T&T Football Association is being blamed for the series of win-less results at the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship, which is now into the final round.
If one was not aware that T&T was hosting the final round of CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 world cup qualifiers, January 18th-28th 2018 at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, and passed by the stadium they still would not have known that the region’s top Under-20 women footballers were engaged in qualification matches for a place at the 2018 World Cup in France, August 5-24.
It will be unfair for me to express disappointment over the three T&T match defeats in Group A of the FIFA concacaf Women's Under-20 tournament over the past week.