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FIFA stops funding to Trinidad and Tobago

TTFA president Raymond Tim Kee | Web

(August 20) – Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has confirmed that it has halted funding to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) over its failure to produce audited statements. Continue reading

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Though Cuba’s debut in Gold Cup stained with irregularities, it fights through to the quarter-finals

Mexico forward Oribe Peralta scores a goal against Cub at Soldier Field, Chicago, July 9, 2015. | Reuters

Mexico forward Oribe Peralta scores a goal against Cuba at Soldier Field, Chicago, July 9, 2015. | Reuters

By TONY SEED

The USA and Cuba may have agreed to normalizing diplomatic relations, but that has not extended to sport due to the hostile attitude of the Obama administration. News agencies report that the United States refused to allow the coach of the Cuban national football team, six players and the team’s doctor for the CONCAF Gold Cup, a regional tournament of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football, hosted under FIFA auspices, currently underway in that country. What it shows is that even the domain of sports is being brought under the liquidationist pressure, whereby the modern norms of a level playing field and sportsmanship in competition are being destroyed in order to achieve self-serving political aims.
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FIFA: Gifts in the millions

Special exposé by the Trinidad Sunday Express

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Ex-FIFA vice president: Jack Warner

Former high-flying FIFA execu­tive and Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner accepted gifts from nations bidding to secure World Cup hosting rights in the run-up to the 2010 vote in violation of the Integrity in Public Life Act (IPLA) and FIFA’s own bid rules.

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Qatar World Cup 2022: Qatar alleged to have paid former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner and family millions

Foot on ballAccording to the Telegraph, documents appear to show a senior Fifa official and his family were paid millions by a company controlled by a former Qatari football official shortly after the country won its bid for the 2022 World Cup. There’s an American element, too: a bank in the Cayman Islands refused to process one of the payments “amid fears over the legality of the money transfer,” so a bank in New York did it instead.

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FIFA executive allegedly stole Australian cash, quits

New report accuses former CONCACAF executives Jack Warner (middle) and Chuck Blazer (right) of enriching themselves with the confederation's money. Photo: CONCACAF congress 2011 in Miami (c) Jens Weinreich 

New report accuses former CONCACAF executives Jack Warner (middle) and Chuck Blazer (right) of enriching themselves with the confederation’s money. Photo: CONCACAF congress 2011 in Miami (c) Jens Weinreich

(22 April 2013) – A REPORT released during the CONCACAF congress in Panama on April 19 outlines harsh allegations of fund embezzlement committed by then FIFA vice-president Jack Warner of Trinidad and former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer of the USA. Both men had functioned without a written contract from 1998 until their respective departures, and the American Blazer allegedly received 15 million dollars in commissions for his services during that time frame.  Continue reading

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Police raid football body: World Cup players seize assets

THE Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was subjected to a new low Wednesday morning as policemen swooped down on its Dundonald Street headquarters and seized removable assets. Continue reading

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