Bolivia News

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No surprises in Bolivia squad for Mexico match

February, 14 2009

Bolivia coach Erwin Sanchez has sprung no majors surprises with his selection of a 21-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming friendly against Mexico.

D.C. United's Moreno retiring from Bolivian team

October, 20 2008

D.C. United forward Jaime Moreno is retiring from international soccer and will play his last game for Bolivia this week.

Sanchez names Bolivia squad for friendly

October, 19 2008

Bolivia coach Erwin Sanchez has named an 18-man squad for Wednesday's friendly against El Salvador.

Escobar gets nod for Bolivia warm-up matches

August, 16 2008

Paraguay-born forward Pablo Escobar has been named in Bolivia's 21-man squad to face Panama in friendly international next Wednesday.

Sanchez backed to continue with Bolivia

June, 17 2008

Bolivian Football Federation president Carlos Chavez hinted Erwin Sanchez will remain as the national team coach regardless of the outcome of their World Cup qualifier against Paraguay on Wednesday.

Pele throws himself into altitude debate

June, 5 2008

Brazil's Pele has criticised FIFA's recent decision to lift a ban on playing World Cup qualifiers at more than 2,750 metres above sea level.

Bolivia president thanks Blatter after ban lifted

May, 29 2008

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been thanked by Bolivia president Evo Morales for the decision by soccer's governing body to lift a ban on playing international matches at high altitude.

FIFA scrap altitude ban to Bolivia's relief

May, 27 2008

Bolivia's soccer team was given a reprieve from what it calls soccer apartheid when the sport's world governing body on Tuesday suspended its ban on internationals played at high altitude.

Maradona slams altitude ban after Bolivia trip

March, 18 2008

Diego Maradona criticised a ban on international matches at high altitude on Monday after playing a charity game in Bolivia's national stadium at 3,600 metres above sea level.

Bolivia get go-ahead to play in La Paz

July, 15 2007

Bolivia have been given the all-clear to stage World Cup qualifiers in La Paz even though it lies above the recently established altitude limit of 3,000 metres.

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