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BOA Faces Strong Opposition To Plans For Football Team At Tokyo 2020

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 16

British Olympics chiefs "are facing strong resistance to their plans to reintroduce a Great Britain football team at the Tokyo Games in 2020, with the national football associations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all remaining against the proposals," according to Tony Barrett of the LONDON ...

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