asuncion asuncion  /ə ˈsən ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and chief port of Paraguay

News

  1. Paraguay coach Pelusso quits with team bottom of qualifiers

    ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguay coach Gerardo Pelusso has left his job with the team virtually out of the running for the 2014 finals in Brazil, the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) said on Monday. ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Soccer-Paraguay coach Pelusso quits with team bottom of qualifiers

    ASUNCION, June 10 (Reuters) - Paraguay coach Gerardo Pelusso has left his job with the team virtually out of the running for the 2014 finals in Brazil, the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) said on Monday. The APF has yet to name a replacement for Uruguayan Pelusso, Paraguay's second coach in the qualifying campaign in which the team are bottom of the South American group with eight points ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Soccer-Chile boost World Cup chances with win over Paraguay

    ASUNCION, June 7 (Reuters) - Chile scored a 2-1 away win over Paraguay at the Defensores del Chaco on Friday to give their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign a boost. The victory put Chile into fourth place on 18 points, two ahead of Venezuela, in the South American group, with 2010 World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay in sixth place on 13 points. The top four teams qualify automatically for the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I came to Asuncion to appeal to the leaders of CONMEBOL out of a sense of justice" for an end to the ban, Morales said.
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Evo Morales Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I look forward to bringing God's message of hope to Asuncion," Franklin said Graham after being invited by church leaders to conduct his first ever Festival of Hope in Paraguay. "People will hear a lot stories, and most importantly, an...
    on May 11, 2005 By: Franklin Graham Source: ChristianToday

  3. "Argentina didn't play well, they lost two important matches (against Brazil in Rosario and against Paraguay in Asuncion). Football has these things, it doesn't have logic. But I think they will qualify," said Francescoli.
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Enzo Francescoli Source: Goal.com

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