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Tag Archives: CONMEBOL

Draw date set for new-look 2022 FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-offs!

The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar intercontinental play-offs will be held in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, November 26, 2021. The fixtures that will determine who plays who between the AFC, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL and the OFC in the contest for the last two spots at football’s flagship …

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UEFA and CONMEBOL further broaden cooperation!

UEFA and CONMEBOL have today announced the broadening of their existing cooperation as well as the staging of a match between the UEFA EURO 2020 winners Italy and the CONMEBOL Copa América 2021 winners Argentina during the international window in June 2022 at a venue to be confirmed. The organising …

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Brazilian health officials force abandonment of Brazil vs Argentina game!

FIFA & CONMEBOL has confirmed that following a decision by the match officials, the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar qualifying match between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was first suspended and then postponed. This happened after Brazilian health officials objected to the participation of four Argentina players, three …

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LaLiga unhappy with CAS decision on qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup!

In response to the denial of precautionary/interim measures by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which we consider not in accordance with the law, in substance and in who has taken the decision; and given that the request for the aforementioned measures has been rejected by the court with no …

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FIFA welcomes CAS decision on qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup!

FIFA welcomes today’s ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejecting the Spanish LaLiga’s request to set aside the decision by FIFA to extend the international window for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America by two days. The compromise decision to add two additional days …

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LaLiga request of precautionary/interim measures before CAS regarding the FIFA & CONMEBOL international match calendar!

LaLiga yesterday submitted an appeal and requested precautionary/interim measures before the CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport) against the decision of the Bureau of the FIFA Council laid out in a statement on August 13, 2021, which infringes FIFA’s own statutes and regulations. LaLiga will also file a lawsuit against …

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On LaLiga’s meeting with clubs affected by the FIFA international match calendar!

LaLiga met this morning with the clubs affected by FIFA’s two-day extension of the CONMEBOL international match calendar in both September and October 2021, a move in clear detriment to the integrity of LaLiga and its competition. Other confederations such as UEFA and CONCACAF have not extended their match calendar …

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LaLiga give its support to clubs with regards to the FIFA international match calendar!

With regards to FIFA’s unilateral decision to extend CONMEBOL’s match calendar in September and October by two days from 9 to 11 days, ignoring viable alternatives proposed by the World Leagues Forum, LaLiga wishes to make clear that it will support Spanish clubs that decide not to release players for …

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Brazil instead of Argentina to host 2021 CONMEBOL Copa America!

Brazil will host the 2021 CONMEBOL Copa America. The decision was adopted on Monday, May 31 after the Brazilian government approved the request made by the Brazilian Football Confederation. The search for an alternative host nation for the Copa America was needed after yesterday, CONMEBOL had removed Argentina because of …

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Colombia no longer co-hosts of 2021 Copa America!

The South American football confederation, CONMEBOL, has decided not to play the upcoming 2021 Copa America in Colombia due to ongoing protests against Colombian President Ivan Duque. Earlier the Colombian government’s formal request to reschedule CONMEBOL Copa América for November 2021 had been turned down. This was due to reasons …

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