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Blatter to speak with Cuba after 3 players defect

Updated: October 15, 2012, 7:02 AM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will talk to Cuban officials about the defection of three national team players before a World Cup qualifier in Canada last week.

The players disappeared nine months after two players with the Cuba women's team fled to the United States following a match against Canada in Vancouver.

Blatter says it is a serious issue that "we cannot let just stand there -- it will not work."

Blatter will study FIFA's reports into the latest incident ...

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