A statement from US Soccer said CONCACAF had opened an investigation into the alleged incident, which occurred at Tuesday's game between the United States and Nicaragua in Guatemala City, won 4-2 by the United States.
AIFF invites clubs from ISL, I-League and Second Division League for inaugural Futsal Club Championship
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has invited clubs from the Indian Super League, I-League and Second Division League to confirm their participation in the inaugural edition of AIFF Futsal Club Championship.
Spokespersons for the event confirmed the absence of the former Manchester United greats Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes, but made no further immediate comment.
The AFC Futsal Development Programme concluded on Friday leaving behind an assessment to develop and create a roadmap for Futsal in India.
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes that the level of the game in the ongoing Premier Futsal was much higher than any other tournament he has seen before.
Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs on Friday compared futsal with Twenty20 cricket, saying the format is quick and different from 90 minute football.
Futsal suits Indian culture as the fast pace and high intensity of the format is similar to twenty20 cricket played in the Indian Premier League (IPL), believes English Futsal player Doug Reed.
President Luis Figo has said that the ongoing Premier Futsal league will be held twice in a season and the second edition will be held in January next year.
Brazilian legend Ronaldinho sizzled by scoring five goals to guide his side Goa 5s to a thumping 7-2 win over Bengaluru 5s in a Premier Futsal match in Chennai on Sunday.
Led by their marquee player Michel Salgado, Kochi 5s thrashed Mumbai 5s 4-1 in the Premier Futsal in Chennai on Saturday.
Snapshots from the inaugural session of Premier Futsal League in Chennai.
India will make its maiden appearance in the under-17 Futsal World Cup, scheduled in Paraguay from 11 July, after being invited by the sport's governing body as a wild card entrant.
Former multiple-title winning Real Madrid and Spanish international Michel Salgado has signed a three-year deal to play in Premier Futsal, becoming the latest global star to confirm participation in the world's first-ever multi-national futsal league ahead of its inaugural season.
Falcao threw his weight behind the introduction of Premier Futsal League in India amid strong opposition from the country's football federation.
India are set to make their maiden appearance in the U-17 Futsal World Cup next month, after being invited by AMF, as a wild card to take part in the event.
Musical maestro AR Rahman and India's Test cricket captain Virat Kohli have been unveiled as the ambassadors of the star-studded Premier Futsal League
Premier Futsal on Wednesday inked a deal with Futsal superstar Alessandro Rosa Vieira, popularly known as Falcao, marking a major signing for the first-ever multi-national league ahead of its inaugural season.
As per the "mutual agreement", Futsal Association of India would receive technical support from United States Futsal Federation.
Luis Figo is adding another page to the story of franchise-based sports in India, one that began with the Indian Premier League. India, has had T20 cricket in IPL, football in ISL, badminton in PBL, kabaddi PKL, and wrestling in PWL. Now it will have its very first futsal league — Premier Futsal.