Khaleem Hyland

NO GETTING BACK: Trinidad and Tobago captain Khaleem Hyland goes to the ground in a desperate attempt to foil Panama’s Armando Cooper (#11) who shoots into an unguarded goal, to open the scoring for the Panamanians in a Gold Cup Group D match at Allianz Field, Minnesota, USA, on Tuesday night. Panama won 2-0. 

Trinidad and Tobago’s men’s football team coach Dennis Lawrence says his charges have to rebound with two wins against the USA and Guyana to advance in the 2019 Gold Cup.

T&T endured their sixth game on the trot without scoring as they were defeated two-nil by Panama as their Gold Cup campaign got off to a disappointing start at the Allianz Field in Minnesota, on Tuesday night. T&T are scheduled to play the USA on Saturday.

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“So, two soft goals to give away. We have dug ourselves in a bit of a hole now which means we have to start thinking about getting two wins from the next two games,” Lawrence assessed. “That’s international football. If you don’t take your chances and you give away sloppy possession you can get hurt. Panama has got quality players that can do that to you. We now need to recover very quickly, pull away from all the negatives and go onto to the next game.”


Naparima College are quickly disappearing from sight but both St Anthony’s and Presentation College San Fernando have the chance today to narrow the gap at the top of the Premier Division of the Secondary Schools Football League. 

Often a pain in their side, constitution expert and former referee and school principal Osmond Downer has come out in support of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association on an issue of transparency in its forthcoming elections.

CATHERINE SPICER has dropped to fourth in the national table tennis rankings after missing the Trinbago Open Tournament two weeks ago at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Top Team TTO swimmer Dylan Carter will make his International Swimming League (ISL) campaign debut today when the two-day competition splashes off in Lewisville, Texas.

The top five finishers in last year’s First Citizens UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon are expected to be back in action in the 2019 edition of the 13.1-mile race, scheduled to start at 5am tomorrow outside the UWI SPEC indoor facility, in St Augustine.

New West Indies lead selector Roger Harper says next month’s one-off Test match against Afghanistan will be one of the “most important” the West Indies will play going forward.