FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago from international football
FIFA suspends from international football Trinidad and Tobago over High Court claim, Reuters reported.
It was suspended after its football association (TTFA) pursued a dispute through the country’s High Court in contravention of the world governing body’s statutes.
The TTFA and FIFA have been at loggerheads since March after the world governing body dissolved the executive of the cash-strapped association.
FIFA said it had installed a normalisation committee after they concluded the TTFA’s former leadership had “engaged in various acts of serious mismanagement”.
This was opposed by TTFA president William Wallace and contested in court.
“The suspension was prompted by the former leadership of the TTFA lodging a claim before a local court in Trinidad and Tobago in order to contest the decision of the FIFA Council to appoint a normalisation committee for the TTFA,” FIFA said in a statement.