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Bolivian team Universitario forfeits match at 7-0 down after playing youth team

Bolivia's Wilstermann saw their opponents Universitario forfeit the game after fielding youth players and losing 7-0 at half-time.

The Bolivian Footballers' Association (FABOL) have denounced Universitario for fielding youth players in a top-flight game at the weekend and have threatened to stop the competition should that happen again.

A dispute over unpaid wages saw Universitario rest their first-team players and instead use their under-19 squad, with players ranging from 15 to 19 years of age, in Sunday's encounter at Primera A leaders Wilstermann in the city of Cochabamba.

The game ended up being forfeited because, after...

USMNT to face Bolivia in Philadelphia friendly in May

Brad Guzan joins Taylor Twellman in the ESPN FC Heineken Boot Room bus to talk all angles of the USMNT's World Cup qualifying debacle.

The United States men's national team will play Bolivia in a friendly in Chester, Pennsylvania, on May 28 in a matchup between nations that failed to qualify for the World Cup.

The match, announced on Thursday, comes before the Americans play Ireland in Dublin on June 2 and face France at Lyon on June 9.

The U.S. plans to train in the Philadelphia area for about a week ahead of the Bolivia match on Memorial Day.

The U.S. has played a pair of friendlies under interim coach Dave Sarachan, drawing...

Bolivia FA chief Carlos Chavez leaves prison for cancer treatment

Carlos Chavez was flown in an ambulance plane Thursday night to a hospital in Sao Paulo.

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- Carlos Chavez, the former head of Bolivia's Football Federation, has been granted permission to temporarily leave prison and travel to Brazil to seek treatment against cancer, officials said Friday.

Chavez was jailed in 2015 at Bolivia's notorious Palmasola Prison in the eastern city of Santa Cruz on charges he diverted funds from a charity match among other corruption charges.

Authorities said that the 59-year-old was flown in an ambulance plane Thursday night to a hospital in...