FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya
President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon.
Young strikers gun for Miroslav Klose’s crown
Goals decide football and when it comes to the biggest competition in FIFA’s game, goal scorers usually sway victory to their teams. Safe for 2006 when Italy relied on the meanness of its defenders to win the trophy in Germany, the world has been served so many prolific strikers, whose goals helped their teams to the World Cup trophy.
US, Canada, Mexico 2026 World Cup bid ‘would create £8bn profit for FIFA’
A joint bid by the US, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup would make an $11bn (£8.1bn) profit for world governing body Fifa, the organisers say.
Rumbles over Super Eagles World Cup fund raising
The Sports Ministry at the weekend launched a campaign to raise additional funds for the country’s participation in the Russia 2018 World Cup in Abuja. At the end of the exercise, the ministry realized N80 million on the spot aside so many other undisclosed pledges.
Infantino proposes new biennial FIFA mini-World Cup
FIFA president, Gianni Infantino has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to the traditional event. The tournament, known as the “Final 8”, would be the climax of a proposed global Nations League competition, part of an ambitious plan to reform international soccer, which…
FIFA threatens worldwide ban on Nigeria without further notice
World football governing body, FIFA at the weekend warned that it would not consult with any of the parties fighting for the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation...
Theft probe hits Russian football ahead of World Cup
Russia's World Cup preparations have been hit by an embezzlement probe involving the tournament's anti-discrimination chief Alexei Smertin.
Germany top FIFA standings despite wobble
With the 2018 World Cup looming, defending champions Germany sit atop the FIFA world standings despite three draws and a defeat in their last four games.
Platini slams 'rubbish' FIFA and CAS judges: report
Disgraced former UEFA president Michel Platini has labelled the judges who banned him from office as "rubbish" and claims he will be "proved right".
FIFA partner, Hisense, starts World Cup show
Hisense, FIFA’s official partners and global home appliances giants, has launched a 60-minute weekly radio show, With Hisense To Russia, ahead of the 2018 World Cup finals, which starts in June. The show, a variety lifestyle package, will run between Wednesdays and Saturdays every week from March 22 to July 30, across four national stations,…