FLORIDABLANCA TO STAGE MOST LUCRATIVE SOUTH AMERICAN WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT OF ALL TIME

The inaugural Ciudad de Floridablanca will become the most lucrative Women’s squash tournament ever to be held in South America when the PSA W70 tournament takes place in Colombia between Wednesday March 8 – Saturday March 11. The tournament will be held in the shadow of the iconic ‘Christ the Redeemer Statue’ on a specially constructed glass court on the stunning Parque el Santisim, which...

48-team World Cup could negatively affect South American qualifying

On the website of CONMEBOL, the South American Confederation, there is an article entitled: „From 13 teams in Uruguay 1930 to 48 in the 2026 World Cup.“ It is a neat way of reminding everyone of one of the great trump cards of the South American game: its fabulous tradition. This is the continent where the World Cup began and which has won nine versions of the tournament, divided between...

Nacional, Guarani crowned champions in South America

Football Soccer – Nacional v Boston River – Uruguayan Championship – Gran Parque Central stadium – Montevideo, Uruguay – 11/12/16. Nacional players celebrate with the trophy of the tournament after defeating Boston River. Three-times South American champions Nacional of Uruguay and Paraguay’s Guarani will both play in next year’s Copa Libertadores after winning their...

South America football confederation awards posthumous title to Chapecoense

Most of Chapecoense were killed on their way to the biggest game in the club’s history. Their opponents asked authorities to honor them with the title. South American football authorities awarded the league championship on Monday to an underdog team that lost most of its players in a deadly plane crash. Nineteen players from Brazilian football club Chapecoense died in an air crash just outside...

Colombia plane crash: South American football suspended after Chapecoense players among 75 dead

The South American Football Confederation has suspended all football activities until further notice after the plane crash in Colombia All South American football has been suspended until further notice by the South American Football Confederation [Conmebol] after a plane carrying members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense crashed in Colombia, it has been confirmed. Conmebol released a short statement...

South American WCQ wrap: Messi helps Argentina defeat Colombia, Sanchez fires for Chile with brace

LIONEL Messi scored a majestic free-kick and set up two more goals as Argentina got their faltering 2018 World Cup qualification campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Colombia here Tuesday. Barcelona maestro Messi curled in a superb free-kick from 30 yards in the 10th minute before providing the cross for Lucas Pratto’s 23rd minute header. The tireless Messi then popped up in the 84th minute...