CONMEBOL, the governing body for South American football has got serious with a raft of new provisions in their disciplinary code and new sanctions covering discrimination and match fixing. Santiago Zambrano reviews the changes for Lex Sportiva.
After several years, it has finally been confirmed that in 2019 Ecuadorian football will begin a new chapter by having their own Professional Football League (EPFL). The new league is poised to bring about a number of significant (and positive) changes, including: a sales process for TV rights, mechanisms to protect the rights of teams … Continue reading Football in Ecuador
"Few things happen in Latin America that have no direct or indirect relationship with football. Football occupies an important place in reality - sometimes the most important of the places - although it has been ignored by those ideologues who love humanity but despise people." - Eduardo Galeano (1997). An old wives tale says that … Continue reading The Europeanisation of South American Football