Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have moved forward with their joint bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup by announcing the breakdown of how the 12 host cities for the national team football tournament would be split between the three South American countries.
Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru’s national football association, was acquitted of racketeering conspiracy two days after fellow ex-South American football officials Juan Napout and Jose Maria Marin were found guilty of multiple corruption charges in a US court.
The South American Sports Organisation (ODESUR) has awarded hosting rights for the 2022 South American Games to the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion.
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have formalised a pact to launch a joint bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup, saying they are confident that the ongoing fallout from the corruption scandal within football in the Americas will not impact the effort.
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have confirmed a joint bid to host football’s 2030 Fifa World Cup while Ghana has set its sights on the 2038 edition of the tournament, as well as the summer Olympic Games as part of an ambitious 40-year national development plan.
Paraguay will host the start of the 2017 Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, it has been announced.
Paraguayan Football Association (APF) president Juan Angel Napout has been appointed as the new president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).