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FIFA Bans Former Guatemalan FA President Salguero

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FIFA Bans Former Guatemalan FA President Salguero

Football governing body FIFA has banned Guatemalan Football Association former president Rafael Salguero from all football-related activities for seven years for bribery.

Salguero, a former member of the FIFA and the executive committee of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), has been found guilty of bribery in violation of FIFA code of ethics.

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He was investigated for “various bribery schemes during the 2006 to 2014 period related to CONCACAF and FIFA competitions, as well as the illegal reselling of tickets for the FIFA World Cup.

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Salguero is one of 16 high-ranking officials who have been indicted in the U.S. In connection with FIFA corruption scandals.

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Women’s World Cup: Nine Countries Show Interest In Hosting

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Women's World Cup: Nine Countries Shows Interest In Hosting

Nine countries have expressed interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa have formally declared their interest.

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A joint bid for the tournament could also be made by North and South Korea.

World football’s governing body, FIFA, says the deadline to submit bidding registration is the middle of April.

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Olivier Giroud Banned From Driving For Six Months For Speeding

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Olivier Giroud Banned From Driving For Six Months For Speeding

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has on Tuesday been banned from driving for six months after admitting to speeding in his Bentley in his fourth offence in nine months.

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The 32-year-old French international, who helped lead the team to World Cup victory, has been banned after he was caught driving at 60mph (97km/h) in a 50mph (80km/h) zone, 10mph above the speed limit in Willesden on 2 May 2018.

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At Willesden Magistrates’ Court, Giroud was disqualified from driving after three penalty points were added to his licence, taking him to the 12-point limit. Neither the Chelsea star nor his lawyer was in court having admitted to the offence in November.

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Super Falcons: Dennerby Invites 30 Home-Based Players Ahead Of World Cup

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Super Falcons: Dennerby Invites 30 Home-Based Players Ahead Of World Cup

Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby, has invited to camp 30 home-based players for preparations as this summer’s Women’s World Cup Finals enter a new gear.

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The nine-time African champions are scheduled to play two matches in Spain in the first week of April to further put themselves in shape for the finals.  They have been to tournaments in China and Cyprus to prepare for the big global fiesta in France, playing six matches in all.

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