Officials of the four countries took part in a launch ceremony at the Argentine Football Association, where FIFA was urged to return the tournament to “where football was born,” 100 years after the first edition was held in Montevideo.
The World Cup winner and his brother spent one month behind bars and another four detained in a luxury hotel in the capital Asuncion on bail.
The silky-footed forward – a two-time FIFA World Player of the Year – spent his 40th birthday locked in a Paraguayan prison, along with his agent and brother, after the pair were caught trying to enter the Latin American country with fake passports back in March.
The ex-Brazil and Barcelona forward and Roberto were arrested in March for entering the country with false passports and spent 32 days in jail.
The 40-year-year-old and his older sibling Roberto Assis spent more than a month in prison for allegedly entering the South American country with fake passports.
Adebayor joined Olimpia back in February as a free agent after terminating his contract with Kayserispor in December of last year.
Lionel Messi has hit back at reports claiming he bailed out Ronaldinho from jail in Paraguay.
The Barcelona and Brazil legend was arrested on March 6 and held in prison after being accused of possessing false Paraguayan passports and ID cards.
The 12-member alliance was created to promote regional integration as a bulwark against US influence, but was plagued by political divisions and infighting over how to handle the economic and political crisis in Venezuela
It was the latest in a string of incidents involving the 2002 World Cup winner and Barcelona icon, who officially retired in 2018 after several lacklustre seasons.
Former Brazilian international Ronaldinho Gaucho was ordered to remain in jail in Paraguay on Saturday after a judge ruled him a flight risk.
The country’s Health Minister Julio Mazzoleni on Wednesday told a news conference that the 48-year-old president fell unwell during a trip to the east of the country and returned to the capital Asunción where the diagnosis was confirmed.
Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday in the Brazilian city of Salvador.
Despite another shaky performance in the Copa America, Argentina still have their fate in their hands to reach the quarter-finals after drawing 1-1 with Paraguay late on Wednesday as fortune shined on their side three times.
They nonetheless proved they would be no pushovers in the tournament by pulling off a thrilling revival at a near-empty Maracana stadium
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Paraguay will host the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, with the two finalists at the CAF event qualifying.
A search and rescue team located the small, twin engine aircraft on Thursday morning 6km from the airport in the southern city of Ayolas, where the plane took off en route to capital Asuncion, Luis Aguirre, head of the National Civil Aviation Directorate told Reuters.
The Argentine Football Association said the plan would grant eight cities to Argentina and two each for Paraguay and Uruguay.
The philanthropic clergy is said to be highly revered in the country.
The position of the organization on the continued face-off between the legislature and the Executive was contained in a statement by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
The culprits, who police said were from Brazil, killed one police officer during the Monday raid in Ciudad del Este, the South American country’s second-largest city