Confederations Cup news

FIFA: Confed Cup won't be abandoned

June 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
FIFA has dismissed reports in the Brazilian media that the Confederations Cup will be cancelled because of security fears.

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The tournament has taken place against a backdrop of nationwide demonstrations that have seen an estimated 1,000,000 people take to the streets to demand better public services and protest against the government.

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