No plans to abandon cup - FIFA

21 June 2013 12:46

FIFA have insisted there are no plans to abandon the Confederations Cup in Brazil despite the protests that have affected the tournament.

Local media claimed the eight-team competition, which includes Spain and Italy as well as the hosts, could be stopped after an estimated one million people protested in cities across Brazil on Thursday.

However, a FIFA spokesman told Press Association Sport: "To date, neither FIFA nor the LOC (local organising committee) have ever discussed any such possibility."

Source: PA