The intention is to garner mass support for its troubled project.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Wednesday said football’s governing body was looking into the possibility of increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup.
Former Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, was handed a life ban from all football-related activities by FIFA on Tuesday following various violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.…
Agnelli, who is also chairman of the powerful European Club Association representing more than 200 European clubs, said any discussions over new tournaments should only take place in the broader context of the international calendar.
Qatar’s tiny size, high temperatures and lack of ready stadium infrastructure have prompted some to question FIFA’s decision to make it host.
World football governing body FIFA and the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday took to Twitter to pay post-humous respect to late former Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini.
FIFA president, Gianni Infantino’s, plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with football officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday.
Six refereeing trios, one from each confederation, will officiate the matches.
Sierra Leone’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country’s football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted.
Sierra Leone may have gifted Ghana Black Stars six points in two African Nations Cup qualifiers scheduled for Kumasi on Thursday and Freetown next Monday.
FIFA’s decision came after it wrote to the African country’s sports minister expressing “grave concern” about the removal of SLFA President Isha Johansen and General Secretary Christopher Kamara.
The league is collaborating with Electronic Arts, the producer of the FIFA game, and esports tournament organisers, Gfinity, will operate the league.