13 Oct 2016
A 48-team proposal, favoured by Infantino, would see the 16 group winners of a qualifying round automatically book a place in the tournament, while an additional 32 teams would compete in a new pre-tournament playoff.
7 Oct 2016
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick and his board appear to be caught between a rock and a hard place, trying to steer the country’s game away from mediocrity.
6 Oct 2016
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has admitted to being "extremely surprised" and "very sad" at the affair that ended Sam Allardyce's brief reign as England manager.
4 Oct 2016
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a one-match playoff at the tournament's start.
2 Sep 2016
FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday hailed video replays as "a new page in history" a day after the technology had its first test in France's 3-1 friendly win over Italy in Bari.
5 Aug 2016
FIFA's ethics committee on Friday cleared president Gianni Infantino of ethics violations after investigating him over his use of private jets, personal expenses, hiring methods and a contract dispute.
27 Jul 2016
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has unveiled Joseph Yobo as the brand ambassador of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). This is even as the former Nigerian international had to put deals on hold for the NPFL role.
26 Jul 2016
Receiving the visiting FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the body’s newly appointed Secretary-General, Fatma Samuora, at State House yesterday, Buhari challenged football administrators to fashion out...
25 Jul 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja said his administration would pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country.
25 Jul 2016
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has urged football administrators to learn to accept defeat in the interest of the immediate environment and the larger society.
23 Jul 2016
President of football’s world governing body, FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms. Fatma Samba Samoura will arrive in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja tomorrow on a two–day working visit.
15 Jul 2016
The first university graduate to play for the Green Eagles, Dr. John Oganwu, says the coming of FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, would open a new door of opportunities for Nigerian football.