Carlos Cordeiro

U.S. Soccer

Infantino supports election of Cordeiro gollowing USMNT's 'massive failure'

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes newly-elected U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro will help the Americans deal with the "massive failure" of missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

"Carlos will have this challenge to make sure the U.S. qualify," Infantino told ESPN. "It's more important to bring in a football culture in the whole country from the youth and training of players to the league system that exists.

Carlos Cordeiro begins U.S. Soccer presidency that will be defined by several big challenges

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The weeks and months of critiquing and campaigning are over and Carlos Cordeiro is the president of U.S. Soccer. The longtime executive and former federation vice president is now in charge, succeeding Sunil Gulati in the midst of one of the most turbulent times in American soccer history.

The race and election are over.

SBI Question of the Day: Which issue facing U.S. Soccer is most important to you?

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Now that the United States Soccer Federation has a new leader in Carlos Cordeiro, plenty of issues need to be addressed over the next several years.

On the surface, an overhaul of the U.S. Men's National Team is a hot button issue since they won't be at the World Cup this summer and do not have a full-time head coach, technical director, or general manager.

Carlos Cordeiro elected president of U.S. Soccer

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It took three round of voting, but current U.S. Soccer vice president Carlos Cordeiro was elected the new president of the United States Soccer Federation at their annual general meeting in Orlando on Tuesday.

He ended up with 68.6% of the third round vote.

After one round of voting, Cordeiro and SUM president Kathy Carter were running neck and neck with over 70% of the vote between them.

SBI Question of the Day: Who would you vote for in the U.S. Soccer election?

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After months of campaigning and politicking, the U.S. Soccer presidential election is set for this weekend, and there are a number of candidates that have a legitimate chance at winning the upcoming election.

In many ways, the election is divided into two groups. The first is one that represents a sort of status quo, candidates that have been on the business side and are looking to continue to build on U.

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Union win final preseason game, new US Soccer crest unveiled, more news

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Union win final preseason game. League news. US Soccer unveils new crest. Infantino says reforms are his first priority. More news.

USSF Board of Directors Narrowly Approves 1-year Provisional Sanctioning of NASL; AGM Must Still Ratify

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In a narrow 6-5 vote with both U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati and MLS Commissioner Don Garber abstaining, the USSF Board of Directors approved the North American Soccer League (NASL) to provisionally sanction Division 2 pro soccer in the U.S. for 2011. The approval came with a special 1-year provisional status and must still be ratified in today's Annual General Meeting which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada today.

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News Roundup: On one likes us, Union Academia, and Carlos Cordeiro is USSF president

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