CONCACAF is expanding its flagship Champions League club tournament starting, with the door open to more Canadian participation. Beginning 2024, the league will have 27 participating clubs including 18 from North America.
Hungary was ordered by FIFA on Tuesday to play its next World Cup qualifier without spectators as punishment for the latest racial abuse by its supporters when England played in Budapest.
FIFA will finally start speaking to soccer clubs, leagues and players’ unions this month in the latest steps announced Monday in its push to organize a men’s World Cup every two years.
Canada continues its climb up the world soccer ladder, moving eight places to No. 51 in the latest FIFA rankings. It’s the highest position for the Canadian men since they were 53rd in October 2009. The country’s best ranking was No. 40 in December 1996.