Infantino re-elected as FIFA president
Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football's governing body in Paris.
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…
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.....
Infantino, African football presidents confirmed for NFF awards
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and African Football Federation presidents from 25 countries will grace the second edition of the NFF Awards...
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…
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.
Pinnick off to Dakar as CAF set to announce new AFCON hosts
African football ruling body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is expected to announce the new host of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after its executive committee meeting scheduled for Dakar, Senegal today.
‘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.