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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.
12 Jul 2016
World football governing body, FIFA’s President, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the federation’s Secretary General, Ms. Fatma Samoura, will arrive in Nigeria on July 24 on a two–day working visit...
11 Jul 2016
FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be in Nigeria later this month, where he will meet senior football association leaders from across Africa, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced on Monday.
14 Jun 2016
Diego Maradona has offered to support new FIFA chief Gianni Infantino's bid to improve the running of the game in Argentina, world football's governing body said on Tuesday.
5 Jun 2016
FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accused "enemies" Sunday of trying to paint him as greedy, and voiced surprise at revelations that his disgraced predecessor ...
3 Jun 2016
Swiss investigators have searched the FIFA headquarters as the world football governing body revealed that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years.
3 Jun 2016
Swiss investigators have searched FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while FIFA said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.
3 Jun 2016
FIFA denied on Friday reports in German media that president Gianni Infantino was under investigation for a possible ethics violation.
19 May 2016
FIFA's new president Gianni Infantino appealed Thursday for the public to judge the scandal-plagued world football body on its actions and not on hasty conclusions and speculation.
16 May 2016
The planned visit to Nigeria of new FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, will put paid to the crisis engineered by some people in the country’s football, a top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed.
14 May 2016
The head of FIFA's independent audit committee Domenico Scala quit Saturday in protest at what he called attacks on reforms of the scandal-tainted world football governing body by its leadership.


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