Directors of football clubs Fluminense of Brazil and Boca Juniors of Argentina launched an appeal against violence after brawls between fans in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Libertadores Cup final to be played Saturday at the legendary Maracana Stadium, Agencia Brasil reported.
Football's governing body FIFA announced Wednesday that the 2030 World Cup will be returning to the continent where it all started a century before but after opening games in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, the rest of the event will be held in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
At least 15 former Latin American presidents convened in Asunción for the two-day 2023 Latin American Forum of Ideas held at the South American Football Confederation's (Conmebol) Convention Center in Luque, Paraguay. The opening ceremony was attended by incumbent President Mario Abdo Benítez.
Former Paraguay national team goalkeeper and captain José Luis Félix Chilavert has been handed down a one-year suspended prison sentence for acts of defamation against South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) President Alejandro Domínguez, it was announced Wednesday by an Asunción court.
The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Monday opened its offices in London, England. It consists of a Joint Representation with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
South America's Football Confederation (Conmebol) Thursday announced a star had been named after Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona on the first anniversary of the former player's death.
Five players from Venezuela's national team due to face hosts Brazil in the opening game of the Copa America tournament this coming Sunday tested positive for covid-19, posing new troubles to the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).
Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga Monday announced players taking part in the upcoming Copa América shall not be required to be vaccinated, contrary to what had been announced last week.
The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Monday decided that this year's Copa America, originally scheduled to be cohosted by Argentina and Colombia in 2020, will be staged in Brazil.
The South American Football Confederation Sunday announced the Copa America tournament was not going to be played in Argentina. The tournament due to begin June 13 was to be co-hosted by Colombia and Argentina.