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What Argentina need to do for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Argentina are sixth in the ten-team group, and their match-up against all-ready eliminated Ecuador becomes one of the most important talking points in sports.

Oct 10, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

2018 FIFA World Cup, Qualifiers: Uruguay vs Argentina — Preview, TV listing, date, time, venue

Argentina are currently placed fifth, behind Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile. Their performance at Montevideo's Estadio Centenario tommorow will have a huge bearing on their future prospects. Besides, the fixture has its own reputation, with lots of history attached to it.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Post horrific air-crash Brazilian club Chapecoense to finally play Atletico Nacional for title

The first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final, between the champions of the Copa Sudamericana and the Copa Libertadores, will be staged in the southern Brazil city of Chapeco on April 4.

Mar 28, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Touching gesture: CONMEBOL gives Copa Sudamericana title to Chapecoense after tragic plane crash

Soon after the tragedy, Colombia`s Club Atletica Nacional, which were scheduled to play Chapecoense in the biggest game in the club`s history, asked for the trophy to be awarded to the Brazilian team to honour the victims.

Dec 06, 2016, 05:44 AM IST

Copa-Euro showdown: Proposal made for match between Copa America and Euro 2016 winners

Alejandro Dominguez, the president of CONMEBOL, told reporters at a press conference an invitation to UEFA had been made to stage the inter-continental showdown.

Jun 25, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

FIFA politics: Prince Ali says some teams have been given unfavourable fixtures

FIFA is mired in the worst crisis in its 111-year history, with corruption investigations under way in Switzerland and the United States.

Feb 11, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Two soccer bosses, a former president of Honduras and a former head of CONMEBOL, pleaded not guilty last month to US charges.

Jan 08, 2016, 01:41 AM IST

Eugenio Figueredo: Former FIFA vice-president admits to accepting bribes

Figueredo`s own lawyer was not immediately available for comment. 

Dec 27, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Eugenio Figueredo bribes paid `for decades`, claims prosecutor

Former FIFA vice-president Eugenio Figueredo received millions of dollars in bribes throughout his career at the top of South American football, prosecutors claimed Friday.

Dec 26, 2015, 05:13 AM IST

FIFA ex-VP Eugenio Figueredo jailed pending Uruguay trial

Figueredo faces two to 15 years in prison if convicted.

Dec 25, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Suspended FIFA official Juan Angel Napout extradited to USA

The 57-year-old Paraguayan had agreed to be extradited and was escorted by two US police officers to New York.

Dec 16, 2015, 08:28 AM IST

CONMEBOL gets new chief after FIFA arrests

Wilmar Valdez takes over as interim president from arrested Juan Angel Napout.

Dec 11, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

FIFA official Juan Angel​ Napout agrees to extradition to US: Swiss Authorities

Napout, a citizen of Paraguay, was detained in Zurich last week on a US warrant accusing him of accepting bribes.

Dec 08, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Arrested CONMEBOL head agrees to US extradition: Report

Napout and Hawit were suspended from football by the FIFA ethics committee for 90 days after their arrests.

Dec 08, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Bolivia ex-football chief says will cooperate with FIFA probe

Osuna is among 16 South American football officials charged last week.

Dec 07, 2015, 08:52 AM IST

Ecuador orders arrest of soccer chief amid FIFA scandal

The judge also issued arrest warrants for two other federation officials.

Dec 06, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

Bolivia to send attorneys to Paraguay and US over FIFA scandal

General attorney Ramiro Guerrero said on Friday that next week a group of attorneys would meet in Asuncion (Paraguay).

Dec 05, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Ecuador federation chief turns himself in

Chiriboga's lawyer said her client may be jailed for up to 90 days during the initial investigation.

Dec 05, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Ex-president of Peruvian Football Federation arrested in FIFA scandal

Manuel Burga was taken into custody in the capital Lima.

Dec 05, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Leagues set to unite in wake of latest FIFA scandal

Garber said the arrests highlighted the need for leagues around the world to join forces to exert more pressure over FIFA.

Dec 04, 2015, 00:09 AM IST