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What They're Saying
February 15th, 2012 2:19PM



"FIFA has contacted the Argentinian FA (AFA) with regards to a potential change of name of the Liga de Primera Division. … FIFA has requested the AFA to provide further information on this matter, and reminded the AFA of Art. 3 of the FIFA Statutes which prohibits any kind of discrimination against a country, private person or group of people on account of ethnic origin, gender, language, religion, politics or any other reason."

-- FIFA issues a statement regarding reports that Argentina's top league, the Liga de Primera Division, is considering changing its name to the "Crucero General Belgrano First Division" after the General Belgrano cruiser that was sunk by a British Royal Navy submarine during the Falklands War and resulted in the loss of 323 Argentine lives in 1982. (MailOnline)

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