Brazil against replaying abandoned Argentina World Cup qualifier
Argentina

Brazil against replaying abandoned Argentina World Cup qualifier

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Wednesday it did not want to replay an unfinished World Cup qualifying match with Argentina.  "After receiving the request from coach Tite and coordinator Juninho Paulista, the President of CBF, Ednaldo Rodrigues, will seek to suspend the match," said a statement on the […]

Argentina

/ 108 days ago

Brazil against replaying abandoned Argentina World Cup qualifier

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Wednesday it did not want to replay an unfinished World Cup qualifying match with Argentina.  "After receiving the request from coach Tite and coordinator Juninho Paulista, the President of CBF, Ednaldo Rodrigues, will seek to suspend the match," said a statement on the […]
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Chile

/ 190 days ago

Ecuador World Cup spot at risk after potential ineligible player

Accusations that Ecuador fielded an ineligible player could hold the South American side from playing in the 2022 World Cup. The Chilean Soccer Federation filed a complaint that Byron Castillo used a false birth certificate and nationality. Therefore, the 23-year-old defender should not have been allowed to play in CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying. After 18 […]

Argentina

/ 201 days ago

FIFA confirms replay for abandoned Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier

Paris (AFP) – FIFA on Monday confirmed the abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be replayed, after rejecting appeals from both national federations. Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch seven minutes into the clash on September 5 between the South American giants in Sao Paulo, stopping the match and triggering a […]
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Ecuador, Uruguay qualify for World Cup in Qatar

Montevideo (AFP) – Giorgian de Arrascaeta sent Uruguay to the World Cup with the only goal of the game against Peru on Thursday, a result that also booked Ecuador's ticket to Qatar, with a helping hand from Brazil. Ecuador slumped to a 3-1 defeat in Paraguay but still qualified for a World Cup for the […]
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Ecuador and Uruguay eye Qatar World Cup ticket

Montevideo (AFP) – Ecuador will try to break a historic hoodoo Thursday when they travel to Paraguay seeking the point that would book their ticket to the World Cup in Qatar later this year. In eight previous World Cup qualifiers away to Paraguay, going back to 1981, Ecuador have lost every single one. If they […]
ByAFP

Argentina

/ 253 days ago

Argentina recall Messi, add Man Utd starlet for WC qualifiers

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Star forward Lionel Messi returns to the Argentina fold for two World Cup qualifiers later this month after he was included in coach Lionel Scaloni's squad announced on Friday. But the big surprise was the inclusion of seven teenagers playing for academy teams in Europe, including Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnacho. […]
ByAFP

Argentina

/ 285 days ago

Brazil and Argentina ordered to play World Cup abandoned qualifier

Paris (AFP) – FIFA on Monday ordered Brazil and Argentina to replay a World Cup qualifying match halted in Sao Paulo in September over alleged Covid-19 quarantine breaches by the visitors. Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch seven minutes into the clash on September 5 between the South American giants at Sao Paulo's Neo Quimica […]
ByAFP