MADRID (AP) — Former Spain women’s national team coach Jorge Vilda has been summoned to appear before a judge in the probe involving former soccer federation president Luis Rubiales for his kissing a player on the lips after the team won the Women's World Cup title last month, court officials said Wednesday. Vilda and two other federation officials were summoned to appear as investigated parties. They are expected to be in court on Oct. 10. Three national team players had already been summoned a
The 23-year-old Manchester United winger denied all allegations in a statement on social media earlier this month.
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Morocco being picked Wednesday to host soccer’s Africa Cup of Nations in 2025 was expected. It was a surprise, however, that the 2027 tournament was awarded to East African neighbors Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania when its bid rivals included soccer powers Senegal and Egypt. The Confederation of African Football’s president Patrice Motsepe announced the winners after votes by its executive committee. Morocco was heavily favored to get the 2025 AFCON, when the 2022 World Cup semif