Soccer-FIFA has not discussed cancelling Confederations Cup (Reuters)

(Adds new FIFA statement) June 21 (Reuters) – FIFA has not discussed the possibility of cancelling the Confederations Cup, which has been overshadowed by protests sweeping Brazil, soccer’s governing body said on Friday. “To date, neither FIFA nor the local organising committee have ever discussed any such possibility of cancelling the FIFA Confederations Cup,” FIFA said in a statement sent to Reuters. In a later statement it added: “FIFA in constant contact with all stakeholders, including teams. FIFA has not received any requests to leave Brazil, from any team. …

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