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Arrests Unlikely To Affect FIFA Women's World Cup, But Some Execs May Avoid Canada

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

The Canadian Soccer Association yesterday said that the arrest of several top FIFA and FIFA-related marketing officials "won't impact" the upcoming Women's World Cup, which takes place in six Canadian cities starting June 6, according to Keaton Robbins of the OTTAWA SUN. The CSA last night in...

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