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CBF Announces New Medical Ranking System, Football Injuries Database

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 15

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) announced Friday its new "ranking system of medical professionals" for injured players to seek medical attention "exclusively from professionals with abilities proven by the entity," according to Igor Siqueira of LANCENET. The CBF also discussed "the contribut...

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