Tuesday , September 17 2019

Americas

2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Paraguay face Japan in opener!

The 16 participating nations at the upcoming 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay now know what their group stage journeys will look like, following Friday’s final draw at the CONMEBOL Convention Centre in Asuncion. Drawn into Group A, the hosts Paraguay will play Japan in their tournament opener at 09:00pm local …

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CONCACAF Nations League to serve as pathway for 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today confirmed that the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League, set to kick off on Thursday, September 5, will serve as the qualifying pathway for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, for all 41 Member Associations. The new centralized men’s national team …

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Match officials for 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil appointed!

With less than three months to go before the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil kicks off, the FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 20 trios of match officials, five Support Referees and 17 Video Assistant Referees (VARs), representing all six confederations. This competition in Brazil will give ambitious FIFA …

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Major League Soccer awards expansion team to St. Louis!

It’s official: Major League Soccer is coming to St. Louis. St. Louis has been awarded an MLS expansion team, commissioner Don Garber announced Tuesday alongside the club’s ownership group, including Carolyn Kindle Betz, the Taylor family and Jim Kavanaugh on Tuesday, as well as St. Louis city officials. With Betz …

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Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Romer Osuna!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Romer Osuna, former treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and former member of several FIFA committees, guilty of bribery in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The investigation proceedings against …

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Soccerex USA brings Twitch, EA & MLS together to discuss eSports, Soccer & Partnerships!

Soccerex USA will pull together experts from the worlds of gaming, streaming and soccer to discuss the growth potential of FIFA 19 (and beyond) in the esports community, this November 21-22 in Miami, Florida. With over 56% of Generation Z claiming a higher interest in esports than traditional sports and …

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11 families with deep Seattle roots join Seattle Sounders ownership group!

In a major club announcement on Tuesday morning, Seattle Sounders FC opened a new era in its storied 45-year history, as the organization unveiled 11 new families that are joining the club’s Ownership Group. Representing a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences, all 11 families have direct ties to Seattle, …

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2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF League Round of 16 matchups & schedule confirmed!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) confirmed the matchups and schedule for the Round of 16 matches of the 2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF League. The second round of the expanded competition will take place August 20-22 and 27-29. The 2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF League kicked off in …

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Inter Miami CF recruits Heineken as first draught pick!

Heineken today continued to mark their investment in the future of American soccer by announcing a long-term partnership agreement with South Florida’s new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, Inter Miami CF. The Club has recruited Heineken as its first draught pick, ensuring fans across South Florida know the team has …

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Nike and NWSL announce extended Partnership through 2022!

Nike and the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) have agreed to an extended partnership through 2022 in which Nike remains the league’s exclusive partner of uniforms, apparel and equipment. Nike’s relationship to the NWSL reaches back to 2012, when the brand helped catalyze the league as a founding sponsor. “We …

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