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SBD Global/September 2, 2014/International Football
Football Notes: MLS Side Sporting KC Partners With Brasileiro Side Fluminense
Published September 2, 2014
DAY IN COURT: The Confederation of African Football "has rejected an appeal by Rwanda" against its disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Rwanda's failure means Congo Brazzaville "will compete in Group A of qualifying, alongside defending champions Nigeria, South Africa and Sudan" (BBC, 8/31). ... Polish Ekstraklasa side Legia Warsaw’s legal problems this season have continued after UEFA "charged the club over a banner" criticizing its disputed exit from the Champions League. The latest case follows the Polish champions’ fans displaying a large image of a pig imposed on a UEFA badge and the slogan "Because Football Doesn’t Matter, Money Does" (AP, 9/1).