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CONCACAF appoints Nicholas Noble as Director of Communications!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has named Nicholas Noble as its Director of Communications. Noble will begin his role in September 2019 and will oversee areas including Football and Corporate Communications, Media Relations and Services, Public Relations and Editorial Content. Noble will join CONCACAF …

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204 member associations in contention for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar berths!

With 204 member associations still in the race for a berth at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar, AFC House in Kuala Lumpur is set to take centre stage on July 17, 2019, when 40 Asian member associations will learn their fate during the draw for the second round of …

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CONCACAF announces format for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Confederation qualifiers!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has announced the format for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Confederation Qualifiers. The restructured competition will be composed of two parts, which will take place simultaneously during the FIFA-match windows in 2020 and 2021. The first part of the …

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MLS reveals 26-man roster for 2019 MLS All-Star Game!

A reflection of skill and star power resonates throughout Major League Soccer’s 26-man announced roster for the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. Comprised of MLS All-Star Fan XI presented by Target, two Commissioner’s picks, and 13 selections by MLS All-Star head coach James O’Connor of Orlando City SC, …

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MLS opens up commercial sponsorships to sports betting & spirits categories!

As part of recent updates to its commercial policies, Major League Soccer becomes the first major pro sports league in US and Canadian team sports to permit companies in the sports betting and spirits categories to include their brands on MLS jerseys. Those jersey sponsorship opportunities will include jersey fronts …

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North America’s MLS announces plans to expand to 30 teams!

Major League Soccer unveiled plans to expand to 30 teams in the coming years, up from the previous target of 28 clubs that the league had established in December 2015. The decision was made by owners at Board of Governors meetings held in Los Angeles. No official decision was made …

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Hirving Lozano & Alex Morgan Named 2018 CONCACAF Players of the Year!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the winners of the 2018 CONCACAF Awards. Hirving Lozano (MEX) and Alex Morgan (USA) won the 2018 Male and Female Players of the Year, respectively. The annual awards, which began in 2013 and are being presented for …

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CONCACAF referees to officiate India vs United Arab Emirates game!

When referee Cesar Arturo Ramos and his compatriots Miguel Hernandez and Alberto Morin step out of the Zayed Sports City Stadium this evening to referee the match between United Arab Emirates and India, they will create AFC Asian Cup history. For the CONCACAF Referee of the Year in 2017 and …

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MLS announces 2019 home openers for all 24 clubs!

Major League Soccer (MLS) revealed the home openers for all 24 clubs for its 24th season in 2019 – a year that will feature the highly-anticipated launch of an expansion club in the Midwest and opening of the league’s 20th stadium built for soccer, and culminate with the debut of …

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German-born MLS coaching legend Sigi Schmid no more!

Sigi Schmid, the all-time winningest head coach in North America’s MLS history, passed away on Tuesday, December 25 at the age of 65. Schmid, who coached the LA Galaxy during the recently concluded 2018 season, was hospitalized and reported to be in intensive care earlier this month. Schmid’s family released …

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