FIFA needs more time on Canada soccer complaint
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
LONDON (AP) -- The governing body of soccer says it needs more time to look into complaints by the Canadian women's team following its semifinal loss to the United States at the London Olympics.
FIFA says its disciplinary panel has to wait for Canada to play its bronze medal match on Thursday against France.
Canada gave up the winning goal in stoppage time at the end of extra time in a thrilling match at Old Trafford on Monday.
Canada's players and coach were angry that the Norwegian referee awarded a free kick that led to a tying goal by the Americans.
The United States plays Japan for the gold medal Thursday.