Soc­cer

The Telegraph (Macon) - - Scoreboard -

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

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