Football Notes: Fluminense Boss Says Club Interested In Buying U.S. Team
Brasileiro Fluminense President Peter Siemsen said that the club is "looking to buy a team in the U.S." Siemsen: "Our goal is to find a soccer team in the U.S. and bring Fluminense's name, jersey, brand, and excellence in soccer management" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 4/17). ... Negotiations "are still ongoing" between the Spanish Football Federation and representatives from China over hosting the Supercopa de España (INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/17). ... FIFA has opened the bidding process for the U20 and U17 2016 Women's World Cups, U20 and U17 2017 World Cups and 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup (FIFA).