FFA Declines Invitation To Change World Cup Qualif
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today informed the Uruguay Football Association (AUF) that it did not agree with their proposal to change the date of the first leg of the 2006 FIFA World Cup playoff between the two countries.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today informed the Uruguay Football Association (AUF) that it did not agree with their proposal to change the date of the first leg of the 2006 FIFA World Cup playoff between the two countries. The AUF asked the FFA to join with them in approaching world governing body FIFA to change the date from Saturday 12 November to Friday 11 November. A fax sent from FFA today read in part "We have considered your request and wish to inform you that we do not agree to change the date, because we have made all of our arrangements for the match to be played on Saturday 12th November, and we are not in a position to change those arrangements." The FFA is now awaiting confirmation on the kick-off time for the first leg match.
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