US women plan tour: The U.S. women’s soccer team finalized plans for a 10game “Countdown to the Cup” tour in advance of next year’s World Cup. The team will visit Europe to start the new year, playing France and Spain, before playing eight matches in the United States from February through May. The games will serve as preparation for the World Cup in France.
U.S. host cities include Chester, Pa.; Nashville, Tenn.; Tampa, Fla.; Commerce City, Colo.; Los Angeles; Santa Clara, Calif.; St. Louis; and Harrison, N.J.
AA former FIFA official from Guatemala who was cooperating in the U.S. investigation of corruption in international soccer’s governing body was sentenced to time served.
Ex-Guatemalan soccer chief Rafael Salguero had been under house arrest since 2016 while providing information to prosecutors in a sprawling case accusing several soccer officials of accepting more than $200 million dollars in bribes.
The head of Peru’s A soccer federation was