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CONMEBOL Refuses To Confirm U.S. Will Remain Host Of '16 Copa America Tournament

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

CONMEBOL has "cast doubt" on the location of next year's Copa América by "refusing to confirm" it will be held in the U.S. as originally planned , according to Daniela Desantis of REUTERS. A "wide-reaching investigation into corruption inside FIFA appears to have cast doubt on the plans." CO...

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