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British Men May Not Play Soccer At Rio Olympics
Posted By Sports Talk Florida On October 9, 2012 @ 1:27 PM In soccer | No Comments
Britain competed in the men’s tournament at this year’s Olympics in London for the first time since 1960, despite concerns among the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish FAs that a formation of the team would jeopardize their independent status within FIFA.
FA general secretary Alex Horne says “we fought hard to get a team representing Britain when the games was based here in London, but I don’t see us repeating that for the men’s team in Rio.”
Horne said the FA, which is in charge of running Britain’s Olympic teams, isn’t ruling out entering a women’s team for Rio.
Source: Associated Press
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