Thursday, February 22, 2018

Veteran footballers to join TTFF

The Veteran Footballers Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago (VFFOTT) has agreed to become a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF).

This was confirmed via a press release by VFFOTT vice-president Selby Browne. At their meeting on Sunday, the Foundation members agreed to the move, to "move football forward in Trinidad and Tobago."

Browne also confirmed, that coming out of a meeting between VFFOTT and the TTFF held on Friday October 26, both parties identified a number of priorities including:

1. Meeting the legal requirement status of amendment to Act of the Parliament - Act 17 of 1982.

2. Review of the constitution to amend Act 17 of 1982 and to better serve the structure, operation and management of football in Trinidad and Tobago.

3. To seek an agreement for the payment of the 2006 World Cup footballers. VFFOTT also congratulated outgoing acting president Lennox Watson and the TTFF executive, "for their candid and forthright dialogue and the invitation of the TTFF to VFFOTT to become a Member of the TTFF."

Browne also said VFFOTT is, "committed to working with the Trinidad and Tobago Football executive committee to ensure the refocusing, restructuring and the proper development of football with focus on the quality of the game, the footballers, and an administration of integrity and transparency."

Browne ended: "It is not about individuals, it is for the good of the game. Football is the winner.