Brazilian Football Union Asks FIFA To Change World Cup Times
The National Federation of Professional Football Athletes (FENAPAF) in Brazil, released a statement asking FIFA and the Brazilian authorities organizing the 2014 World Cup "to alter the game times," according to GAZATAESPORTIVA.net. The intention of the organization is to "prevent athletes from suffering with the high temperatures during the games scheduled for 1pm, for example." Last week, FIFA released the six different times (1pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 9pm) at which the games will be played. For the complete union release click here (GAZETAESPORTIVA.net, 10/2).