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FIFA Approves New AFCON Date, Obliges European Clubs To Release Players For Tourney

FIFA has ratified the decision of the Confederation of Africa Football to stage the Africa Cup of Nations in January 2022. The tournament was originally scheduled for June 2021 in Cameroon but...

FIFA Boss Infantino Meets President Trump Over 2026 World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has met United States president Donald Trump to discuss preparations for the 2026 World Cup which the country will co-host with Mexico and Canada, the global football body said on Thursday.

Gianni Infantino Cleared By FIFA’s Ethics Committee

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been cleared of any alleged breach of its code by the organisation's independent ethics committee, world football’s governing body said on Wednesday. Infantino's clean bill of health comes after...

FIFA President Infantino Faces Criminal Prosecution In Switzerland

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is the subject of criminal proceedings in Switzerland after prosecutors obtained permission to investigate his dealings with Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the Chief Public Prosecutor of Upper Valais Rinaldo Arnold.

Qatar 2020 WC: FIFA Reveal Tournament Schedule

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will feature four matches per day during the group stage world football body FIFA revealed on Wednesday. The schedule for group games shows matches will be...
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2019 FIFAWWC: Rivers Angels, Robo Queens, 18 Others Receive $194,030

FIFA has paid $194,030 as solidarity payments to twenty-one professional and grassroots Nigerian club sides for their part in developing and releasing players that represented Nigeria at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.

Australia And New Zealand To Host Historic 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Australia and New Zealand have been announced by FIFA as the joint hosts of the 2023 Women's World Cup. The joint bid beat that of Colombia, which was the only other rival in the...

Disbelief As Mystery French Player Auctions Off 2018 World Cup Medal

The memorabilia, medals and trophies won over the course of an athlete's career are presumably what makes the sacrifices, injuries and hard work all worthwhile. They supposedly remind and are an affirmation for many sportsmen and women after their careers...

2020 FIFA Calendar Readjusted

FIFA's 2020 calendar has been readjusted following the postponement of three world tournaments. On Tuesday, FIFA announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup and the Futsal World Cup due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The three tournaments...

FIFA Rule Change Allows Five Substitutions Per Team And Provides For Scrapping Of VAR

FIFA has announced a temporary change in football regulations that will allow teams make up to five substitutions per match instead of the usual three when play resumes after the coronavirus pandemic. The move by FIFA and football rule-making body...

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Ibrahim Amadou Joins Sevilla From French Ligue 1 Side Lille

French defender Ibrahim Amadou has joined Spanish La Liga giants Sevilla from Lille. Amadou, 25, teams up with Sevilla after he signed a four-year contract...

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