FIFA appoints normalization committee, disbands TTFA

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 15:00

The T&T Football Association has been disbanded as football’s world governing body FIFA has appointed a normalization committee to run the daily affairs of football in this country.

A FIFA statement read on Tuesday, “The decision follows the recent FIFA/Concacaf fact-finding mission to Trinidad and Tobago to assess, together with an independent auditor, the financial situation of TTFA.

The mission found that extremely low overall financial management methods, combined with a massive debt, have resulted in the TTFA facing a very real risk of insolvency and illiquidity. Such a situation is putting at risk the organisation and development of football in the country and corrective measures need to be applied urgently.”

The mandate of the normalisation committee will include the following:

  • to run the TTFA’S daily affairs;
  • to establish a debt repayment plan that is implementable by the TTFA;
  • to review and amend the TTFA Statutes (and other regulations where necessary) and to ensure their compliance with the FIFA Statutes and requirements before duly submitting them for approval to the TTFA Congress;
  • to organise and to conduct elections of a new TTFA Executive Committee for a four-year mandate.

More to follow…

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