International Soccer

FIFA bans convicted Brazilian soccer official Marin for life

Apr 15, 2019

Brazilian soccer official Jose Maria Marin has been banned for life by FIFA, 16 months after he was convicted of corruption charges in the United States

Salah's Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup

Apr 12, 2019

Mohamed Salah and host Egypt face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer

Fans choose Zizito as name of Copa America's capybara mascot

Apr 12, 2019

Fans chose Zizito as name of capybara mascot of this year's Copa America in Brazil

Swiss special counsel clears friend of FIFA head Infantino

Apr 12, 2019

A special counsel's office in Switzerland says it has closed an investigation into a regional prosecutor's links with FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Former France midfielder Florent Malouda fired on Twitter

Apr 11, 2019

Former France midfielder Florent Malouda has learned via Twitter that he was fired by Swiss soccer club FC Zurich

Chelsea fights FIFA transfer ban; verdict likely next week

Apr 11, 2019

Chelsea's lawyers are at FIFA challenging the club's one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules, with a verdict likely next week

Brazil to wear white shirt in Copa America opener

Apr 10, 2019

Brazil will wear white shirts for the first time in nearly 70 years when it plays its opening match of this year's Copa America

Reinhard Grindel resigns form UEFA, FIFA ruling committees

Apr 10, 2019

German soccer official Reinhard Grindel has resigned as a UEFA vice president and as a member of the FIFA Council, one week after being forced out as president of his national federation

Brazilian soccer tries to clean its image with new president

Apr 9, 2019

The next president of the Brazilian soccer confederation will take office with allies hoping he can clean up the image of the scandal-tainted body

Argentina and Colombia to co-host 2020 Copa America

Apr 9, 2019

South America's soccer body CONMEBOL has confirmed Argentina and Colombia will share the organization of the 2020 Copa America

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