Category Archives: CONCACAF

Copa América Centenario Finances: A Rampant, Systemic and Deep-Rooted Corruption Scheme

The 2015 FIFA Corruption Case Extends to North and South America? Yes, in fact it did.  When the United States Department of Justice turned on the lights in 2015 for the international rooms of soccer and corporate executives, these execs were caught with their hands in multiple cookie jars.  The price for the extra sweets,… Read More »

The Fight for Equal Pay, More Important Now than Ever Before

On March 30th, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo, filed a federal complaint by means of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination. As a result of the collective bargaining agreement long ago negotiated between members of the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer, they… Read More »

Coach K, Jay Heaps and an Improbable Relationship

He paces along the sidelines, arms crossed. Sometimes, he sits, hand on chin. Nevertheless, his expression remains stern, almost intimidating to the participants and referees alike. He closely observes the contest in its entirety, never once shifting his attention away from the action before his eyes. Such mannerisms may be aptly ascribed to Mike Krzyzewski,… Read More »

Corrupción en la FIFA y la CONCACAF

El pasado 3 de diciembre, uno de los escándalos mas grandes en la historia del fútbol estallo en la escena mundial cuando el presidente de la CONCACAF, Alberto Hawit y el presidente de la CONMEVOL Juan Ángel Napout fueron arrestados en suiza. Antes de ser extraditados a Estados Unidos donde consecuentemente estarían en libertad bajo… Read More »

February 26th, 2016

      Friday will mark one of the most historical days in football history. While immorality surrounds FIFA following the corruption charges, there will be an election held to replace Sepp Blatter as president of this important organization.   FIFA stands for The Federation Internationale de Football Association. It was founded in France on… Read More »

La selección mexicana se vuelve internacional

Hace veinte anos solo habían dos jugadores de la selección mexicana que jugaban en equipos internacionales, pero actualmente los miembros de la selección juegan en 16 equipos diferentes en cinco países diferentes. Anteriormente en México la gente prefería que los jugadores no jugaran en equipos internacionales y que jugaran en la liga nacional. Sin embargo,… Read More »