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Maribor protests Bocanegra appearance

  • AP, Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:47 PM

UEFA is investigating claims by Slovenian club Maribor that U.S. defender Carlos Bocanegra, whose transfer to Rangers from Saint-Etienne was formalized last week, may not have been eligible to play in their Europa League match.

Bocanegra played for Rangers in the midweek game but wasn't able to appear in the Scottish League last weekend because he had not been issued his visa to work in Britian.

UEFA says the Scottish Football Association gave guarantees clearing Bocanegra to play against Maribor and will evaluate the Maribor claim.

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