Racism in sports… a ‘war’ with no end!
Discrimination against players based on race is a growing problem, mostly in European football.
Djorkaef, Mido, other legends educate children about positive values through football
One of the oldest institutions on the African continent, Cairo University, played host to a select group of FIFA Legends on Monday, 6 January 2020, for an interactive questions and answers session, as part of the FIFA Legends Talks events that focus on living football.
Infantino reveals plans for new FIFA Club World Cup
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has revealed that world football’s governing body has had nine offers to buy the commercial rights to the Club World Cup, which he is hoping to make the “best club tournament in the world,” reports insidethegames.biz.
Samson Siasia does not deserve to be abandoned now
I can hardly recognize present-day Nigeria from the country I was born into, grew up in, and served in my own little ways. Beyond politics, corruption and poor governance that have raped and left this abundantly rich and blessed country prostrate with poverty, hunger, disease....
Nigeria misses out as FIFA names Costa Rica, Panama U-20 Women’s World Cup hosts
Nigeria's hope to host the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 ended on Friday after Costa Rica and Panama were named joint-host of the football competition. "Following on from a FIFA inspection visit to Costa Rica and Panama as well as further discussions with the two relevant member associations, the Bureau of the FIFA Council…
Nigeria among top 10 movers as FIFA crowns Belgium Team of the Year
Nigeria was yesterday listed among the 10 top movers in the latest FIFA rankings, which placed Belgium as the Team of the Year. Belgium had a record-breaking year where the Red Devils held on to a top spot in a December table
FIFA sues Blatter, Platini for $2m over ‘illicit’ payment
International soccer governing the body, FIFA said yesterday it will seek more than $2 million in reimbursement from its former president
FIFA’s plan to build stadiums in Africa
A report that the world football governing body, FIFA planned to build at least one stadium meeting FIFA standards in every African country underscores a recent index on failure of governance in most parts of Africa.
FIFA to take legal action to recover 2 million Swiss francs from Platini: document
FIFA is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return two million Swiss francs ($2 million) he received "illegally" during Sepp Blatter's reign at world football's governing body, according to a document seen Wednesday.