FIFA plans to build standard stadium in every african country, says Infantino
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President, Gianni Infantino, has stated that the world football’s governing body was planning to raise $1billion to build at least one stadium meeting FIFA standards in every African country.
FIFA's Infantino eyes African league, billion dollar spend on stadia
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday he would like to see an African league created and investment of more than $1 billion (900 million euros) on stadia on the continent.
FIFA chief appalled as Dalbert racist abuse halts Serie A game
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday the problem of racism in Italian football has "not improved" after a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted for several minutes because of racist abuse of Brazilian Dalbert.
FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge
FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock with an executive committee member of the Confederation...
Rapinoe blasts lack of respect towards women's game ahead of World Cup final
USA star Megan Rapinoe hit out on Saturday at the scheduling of the women's World Cup final on the same day as two major men's international finals and said FIFA president Gianni Infantino's pledge to double the prize fund for the tournament is not enough. "It's terrible scheduling for everyone. That's a terrible idea to…
Infantino eyes further World Cup expansion after 'best ever' tournament
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Friday he is determined to push ahead with plans to expand the women's World Cup in time for the next tournament after hailing France 2019 as "the best ever". Speaking at a press conference in Lyon, where the World Cup concludes on Sunday as holders the United States and…
FIFA pushes Iran to allow female football fans back into stadiums
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has put pressure on Iran in an attempt to ensure that the country will allow female football fans to attend matches in the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, according to a letter sent to the Iranian Football Federation and seen by AFP.
Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy'
The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy" and that he previously mocked women's football. "He has no legitimacy, he is not credible as FIFA president," Platini said in an interview with French sports daily L'Equipe and several other European…
'I want to sue him': Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football's governing body, but that does not mean everyone approves of his job performance.
Infantino, Samoura, 20 football presidents expected in Lagos as Nigeria rewards players
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, the world football governing body’s Secretary General, Fatma Samoura and about 20 presidents of FIFA/CAF affiliated bodies are among the dignitaries expected in Lagos this weekend for Monday’s AITEO-NFF Football Awards ceremony.....