FIFA to take final decision on 48-team 2022 World Cup in June
FIFA chiefs will decide today whether to back an expansion of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams but a final decision will only be taken at a meeting in Paris in June, sources said yesterday. According to AFP, the FIFA Council meeting in Miami today will give its verdict on an internal feasibility study,…
Excitement as Heineken celebrates UEFA Champions League
When Heineken and UEFA went into partnership in 1994 for the UEFA Champions League, there was hardly any doubt about the excitement and fantastic moments that relationship would bring.
FIFA may re-elect Infantino as president unopposed
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino is set to serve four more years as the leader of football’s governing body as the only candidate for election, reports morningstaronline.co.uk. Infantino had the required nomination letters from five of the 211 member federations when the deadline passed at midnight on Tuesday in Zurich, Fifa said yesterday. Infantino must now…
Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term after world football's governing body said on Wednesday he would be the only candidate for June's vote.
FIFA signs historic MoU with Benin Republic
FIFA yesterday signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Benin Republic aimed at promoting the health of the youths of the country through football.
‘FIFA Leaks are weak, have no effect on Africa’s support for Infantino’
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick yesterday dismissed as of no effect the recent Football Leaks in which some hackers have been releasing documents from the private and official emails of members of the FIFA executive.
FIFA threatens to ban breakaway leagues’ players from World Cup
Football’s biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA president, Gianni Infantino...
Infantino confirms FIFA opposed to La Liga plans for game in USA
FIFA are opposed to La Liga's plans to stage the match between Barcelona and Girona later this season in the United States, Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday.
FIFA to revive controversial plans for Club World Cup, Nations League
FIFA is set to revive controversial plans for a new Club World Cup and Nations League, that had previously been backed by Saudi Arabian cash.It comes after Saudi Arabia admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
CAF endorses Infantino for second term
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday endorsed FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, whose current tenure end in June next year, for a second term in office, reports cafonline.com. At its 12th extraordinary general assembly yesterday in Egypt, CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad appealed to delegates to throw their weight behind Infantino for another term in office,…