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Gianni Infantino is re-elected as FIFA President until 2023!

The 69th FIFA Congress convened today, June 5 in Paris and by acclamation re-elected Gianni Infantino as the President of FIFA until 2023. The ninth president in the history of the organisation was first elected at an Extraordinary Congress in February 2016 and now starts his first full four-year term …

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New look India suffer 1-3 defeat to Curacao in King’s Cup!

It was new coach Igor Stimac’s first match since his appointment. It was the day where he handed International debuts to six players, including an 18-year old Amarjit Singh, India’s U-17 World Cup captain. It was also the day when Sunil Chhetri played his 108th international match, thus becoming India’s …

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64 teams look forward to DFB-Pokal Round 1 draw on June 15!

The DFB-Pokal (German Cup) will kick off its 2019/20 campaign in August with a total of 64 qualified teams aiming for glory. The 36 professional sides that played in the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 in the previous season take part in the competition every year. The same goes for the …

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CONCACAF announces strategic plan to develop women’s football!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced a strategic plan to grow and increase participation in the women’s game across its 41 Member Associations. The framework was presented to the Member Associations by CONCACAF Head of Women’s Football Karina LeBlanc, following the 25th Extraordinary …

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VIDEO: Denzil Franco talks his experience with Sesa Football Academy & Team India!

Denzil Franco graduated from Sesa Football Academy where he was a trainee for two years. He talks about his experience and how the academy shaped his career at an early age. Denzil also shares his time with Baichung Bhutia, Renedy Singh in the Indian National Football Team.

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New AFC Judicial Bodies members confirmed!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations have elected today, June 4 the chairpersons, deputy chairpersons and members of the AFC’s judicial bodies – AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee, AFC Entry Control Body and the AFC Appeal Committee – at the AFC Extraordinary Congress in Paris, France. All members will …

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CAS declares the appeals filed by Comoros FF inadmissible!

In the dispute between the Fédération de Football des Comores (FFC) and the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) over Cameroon’s participation in the African Cup of Nations (CAN), the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has declared the two appeals filed by the FFC inadmissible. The first appeal was filed …

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Two referees pull out of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

FIFA Referees’ Committee – represented by Collina, Head of FIFA’s Referees Department Massimo Busacca, and Kari Seitz, FIFA’s Senior Manager of Refereeing – announced with regret that experienced Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard and Chinese assistant referee Yongmei Cui will no longer be able to take part in the Women’s …

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