The United States Soccer Federation will not be represented at a key meeting regarding the 2016 Copa America Centenario it was confirmed Wednesday, fueling uncertainty about the venue for the scandal-tainted tournament.A USSF source confirmed to AFP that no US representatives would be present for Thursday's meeting in Mexico City, where officials from North, Central and South America were to discuss the tournament, initially planned to take place in the United States next June.
"We will not have a US Soccer representative at the meeting," the source said in an email to AFP.
The fate of the Copa America Centenario, a 16-team tournament being held to mark the centenary of the Copa America, has been hanging cheap lyon jerseys from china in the balance since May, when several officials from the region were named in the US-led corruption inquiry which plunged world football into crisis.
The New lyon authentic jerseys York Times reported that the wholesale lyon jerseys for sale absence of US officials pointed to US Soccer withdrawing as host of the tournament. The Times report said the United States may also decide not to enter cheap lyon jerseys free shipping a team in the event.
The tournament was due to showcase the cream of South American football as well as teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF).
However the Times said US Soccer was now poised to withdraw over legal concerns stemming from the arrests of officials involved in planning for the tournament.