FIFA Confederations Cup
Along with the announcement over the 2022 FIFA World Cup and decision to move the 2023 African Nations Cup to June, FIFA announced on Wednesday that the 2021 Confederations Cup will not be held in Qatar.
The tournament usually takes place a year before the World Cup in the host country and pits the World Cup hosts against the current World Cup holders, along with the winners of the six confederation tournaments such as the European Championships, Copa America and the Asian Cup.
The Brazilian Congress is to investigate the amount being spent on the 2014 World Cup, following the protests which marred the recent Confederations Cup.
Protests and rioting took place throughout the tournament, which the hosts went on to win, against the spending on stadiums ahead of next year's competition.
It is felt by some Brazilians that the money would be better off spent on healthcare and education,...