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Argentine Government Confirms Payment Of $36M To AFA As Part Of Fútbol Para Todos

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 28 / 16

The Argentine government on Tuesday confirmed the payment of 550M Argentine pesos ($36M) to the Argentine FA as part of the Fútbol para Todos broadcast program, according to DYN. This "came amid the conflict that B Nacional clubs are continuing with last week's indefinite strike over a l...

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